Today’s Headlines

  • Why the UN’s Habitat III Conference Matters for the Future of Cities (CityLab)
  • Feds Put Hudson Rail Tunnel Project on Fast Track (WSJ)
  • After Crash, NJ Lawmakers Seek $10M for Train Safety Tech (NJ.com)
  • Retirement Communities of the Future Will Be Walkable and Urban (NYT)
  • FTA Gives Out $8M for “Mobility on Demand” Solutions (Progressive Railroading)
  • How Seattle Blew Its Shot at a Subway (CrossCut)
  • Could St. Paul’s I-94 “Land Bridge” Help Heal Civic Scars? (MinnPost)
  • Denver Moves Ahead With Smart City Tech Without Feds (Gov Tech)
  • Activists Rally After Recent Bicyclist Deaths in Cambridge, MA (Boston Globe)
  • Will Waikiki’s New Buses Have a Rail Station to Connect to? (Honolulu Civil Beat)
  • Michel S

    Wow, those Cambridge commentators seem like fun people:
    “They should wear different clothes.”
    “They should use different streets.”
    “Driving a car is hard!”
    The entitlement is real.

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