Today’s Headlines

  • Ron Klain to Dems: Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Is a Trap — Don’t Fall for It (WaPo)
  • Krugman: And It’s a Privatization Scam (NYT)
  • CityLab Speculates About Trump’s Transpo Secretary Pick
  • Atlanta’s MARTA Expansion Depends a Lot on GOP Officials (AJC)
  • In LA, Transit Tax Victory Shows Broad Frustration With Traffic (LA Times)
  • Seattle Advocates Want Another Rail Vote to Speed Construction (KIRO)
  • Hoboken Rail Crash Highlights Problem of Worker Fatigue (NJ.com)
  • The Complex Politics of Transit Funding in Miami (Miami Herald)
  • Orange-Durham Light Rail Project Faces Major Funding Questions (News & Observer)
  • As Minneapolis Pushes Density, Some Neighborhoods Push Back (MinnPost)
  • How Girl Trek, a Walking Group for Black Women, Changes Lives (WaPo)

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16 Big Transit Projects That Would Be Toast Under Trump’s Budget (WaPo) Cuts Could Imperil Seattle Rail, Gateway Project, DC Metro (Seattle Times, Bloomberg, Washingtonian) How Cities Would Feel the Budget Pain (Curbed) Long-Distance Amtrak Routes Under Threat (Progressive Railroading) Trump Also Wants to Slash Transpo Funding in Rural Areas That Supported Him (Charlotte Observer) The Rail Line […]

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Beware the Trump Infrastructure Plan (New Republic) The Guy in Charge of Transportation for Trump’s Transition Team Is an Industry Lobbyist (NYT) What the New White House Means for MD’s Purple Line (WaPo) Re-elected Miami Mayor Wants Bold Transit Expansion (Miami Herald) Meet the People Who Mobilized to Defeat Metro Detroit Transit Plan (Michigan CapCon) Chicago Races for Red Line Funds Before […]

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Study: Global Shift to Cycling Would Make a Huge Difference for Climate Change (Take Part) New York, Connecticut Lawmakers Fight for Northeast Transit Funds (Times Union, CT Post) Buried Within the Transpo Bill: A Windfall for Tech (Bloomberg) America’s Top Transit Systems Grapple With $102B Repair Backlog (CityLab) Feds, Amtrak Agree to Fund Half of Hudson […]

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States Rush in to Fill the Federal Funding Gap (Governing) If Only Our Infrastructure Budget Were as Generous as Afghanistan’s (WaPo) LaHood: We Need a Long-Term Transpo Bill, We Get This “Dumb” Sequester (CCJ) Another Legal Victory for California High-Speed Rail (Mercury) Miami-Dade Mayor Makes Plea for Transit (Herald) Washingtonians the Only Americans Who Can […]

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Black Lives Matter Demonstrators Occupy Streets and Highways, Hundreds Arrested (NPR) Many Cities Put Politically Tricky Transit Issues to Voters (StarTrib) Virginia Unveils Big Plans to “Ease Congestion,” Including Better Rail (WaPo, GGW) Long-Term Projects Take a Hit With Jersey’s Transportation Fund Stalemate (AP) A Colorful Reimagining of an LA Freeway Spur (LA Times) Philly’s SEPTA Foresees Depleted […]

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DC Metro Board Cuts Late-Night Service for Two Years (WaPo) Feds Grant $499M for Forth Worth-Dallas Rail (Star-Telegram) LaHood Is Offering Advice About Getting Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Done (The Hill) Governing Looks at the Prospects for Private Infrastructure Financing Under Trump LA Times: Ease Traffic By Making Parking More Difficult Coalition in Ohio Pushes Governor for Transit Funding (Cleveland Scene) […]