Today’s Headlines

  • Four Things the Next President Should Do for Cities (Next City)
  • Ride-Hailing Services Discriminate After All (CityLab)
  • Pedestrian-Shaming Campaigns Are a Disgrace (Curbed)
  • LA’s Traffic Attack Plan: Rail, Uber, Bikes, Density (LA Times)
  • The Sun Sentinel Thinks South Florida Should Just Give Up on Its Smart Growth Plan
  • Will Philly’s Transit Strike Affect Voting? (CNN)
  • NJ Transit Is a Leader… in Mechanical Failures (Bloomberg)
  • A Q&A With the GOP Indiana Mayor Who Served on Obama’s Climate Task Force (AlterNet)
  • Transportation’s Poverty-Fighting Potential for Indianapolis (Governing)
  • Boston May Look to Bridj for Late-Night Service (Boston Globe)
  • New Trail Connects DC-Maryland Bike Network (WJLA)

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How the DC Metro Ended Up in Dire Straits Despite Decades of Warnings (WaPo) Wall Street Journal Reports on the Future of Cities How to Put “Bike Equity” Into Practice (Next City) Chinese Electric Auto Maker Ventures Into U.S. With Buses (AP) Boston Ranks Third in New Tool Ranking Transit-Friendly Cities (Boston Globe) Why Will It Takes 25 Years for […]

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What COP-21 Means for Cities (Next City) It Hasn’t Been the Best Year for Boston Transit (Boston Globe) The $12 Billion Plan for a More Multi-Modal Las Vegas (AP) Does FTA Have the Tools to Handle Oversight of D.C. Metro? (WaPo) Ford Goes Into the Ride-Sharing Biz (Reuters) When Did We Stop Thinking of Cities as Villains […]

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Will Boston Transit Keep Up With the City’s Growth? (Boston Globe) Raleigh-Area Voters to Decide on Tax for Transit (News & Observer) How Waze Influences Traffic on Residential Streets (WaPo) Nashville Seeks $30M From Feds for 7-Mile Elevated Greenway (Tennessean) DC Employers Must Plan for “Blizzard” That Is Metro Repair (Washington Biz Journal) Map: Where DC Workers Commute From […]

Despite Problems, Boston’s MBTA Should Continue to Expand

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2nd inbound orange line track to Boston isn’t even cleared of snow between Oak Grove & Malden! #MBTApocalypse #MBTA pic.twitter.com/hQV9oEbtNq — Cory Thomas (@coryt3) February 11, 2015 Cross posted from the Frontier Group. As you may have heard, we’ve been experiencing a few public transportation problems here in Boston of late. Record-smashing snowfall, coupled with extreme cold […]

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300 Lawmakers Call on House Leaders for Long-Term Transpo Solution (Crain’s Chicago) DC Metro Could See Big Cuts (GGW) Boston Transit Chief Defends Agency’s Performance During Epic Snow (Boston Globe) How Should Cities Regulate Uber and Other Ride-Hailing Services? (Roll Call) Eleanor Holmes Norton Wants to Revive, Double the Transit Tax Break (The Hill) Foxx, […]