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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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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Feds Get a Mountain of Opinions on Driverless Cars (WaPo, The Verge) Why Does It Take a Crisis for Americans to Care About Infrastructure? (New Yorker) Amtrak Safety Lapses Found, as Feds Order Retraining of Workers (WSJ, Philly Biz Journal) Transit Systems Look to Uber, Lyft to Provide Services for Disabled (AP) Atlanta Transit Projects Compete for Funding […]

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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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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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Republicans May Not Embrace Trump’s Infrastructure Plan (Atlantic) What’s at Stake with Trump’s HUD Pick (CityLab) It’s True: Mica Wants the DOT Gig (The Hill) How Might Trump’s Election Affect LA’s Transit Goals? (KPCC) Election Night Change Views on Federal Takeover of DC Metro (WaPo) In Boston, Complex Battles Over Privatizing Transit (Boston Globe) Transit Advocates Push for Rail […]

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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 […]