Today’s Headlines

  • America Builds More Three-Car Garages Than One-Bedroom Apartments (Bloomberg)
  • Federal Court Denies Injunction on Albuquerque Bus Rapid Transit Construction (ABQ Journal)
  • New Resource Makes 1930s Red-Lining Maps Available (Dissent)
  • Grist: Best Show on TV Right Now, “Atlanta,” Is About Living Carless in the Suburbs
  • Thirty Pedestrians Have Been Killed in the Last Two Years in Nashville (Fox 17)
  • Northern Virginia Breaks Ground on Park-and-Ride Lot to Be Paid for With Toll Revenue (WTOP)
  • Fare Evasion Has Doubled on Twin Cities’ Light Rail (KARE 11)
  • Baltimore to Launch Bike-Share System This Week (Baltimore Brew)
  • Pat

    What a bs statement from the Nashville area PD:

    “Police say contributing factors are pedestrians not using the crosswalks and also being under the influence of alcohol and or drugs while trying to cross. A smaller percentage of pedestrian deaths points to driver error for not yielding.”


Today’s Headlines

Three New Visions for the Northeast Rail Corridor (Philly Inquirer, CT Post) Safety Groups Push for Changes to Transpo Bill (The Hill) “All Aboard Florida” Rebranded With New Name, Look (Sun Sentinel) World’s Fastest Train Could Connect DC and Baltimore — Or Is That Just Hype? (Bloomberg, DC Inno) British Study Examines Why People Live Where They Do (CityLab) […]

Baltimore Rolls Out Free, Fully Funded Downtown Bus Service

Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon is on her way out of office, thanks to a deal with prosecutors pursuing a corruption case against her, but she’s leaving something positive in place for local transit riders. Sheila Dixon, outgoing Baltimore mayor, with a new city bus. (Photo: Baltimore Skyline) The city’s new free bus line, dubbed the […]

Today’s Headlines

Why Is Funding Amtrak So Hard? (WaPo) Bike-Share’s Huge Growth Curve Not Likely to Slow (Treehugger) Raleigh Residents Asked to Choose Between Light Rail and Bus Rapid Transit (NextCity) Baltimore Police Officer Critically Injures 12-Year-Old With Cruiser (CBS Baltimore) North Carolina DOT Urging “High Alert” After Two 9-Year-Old Cyclists Struck (WNCN) The App That Lets […]