Today’s Headlines

  • It’s Official: Trump Taps Ben Carson and His Non-Existent Housing Experience to Run HUD (Politico)
  • Whatever Trump Does, Mayors Will Act on Climate Change (Scientific-American)
  • Seattle Is Building a Lot of Apartments But Not a Lot of Parking Spots (Seattle Times)
  • LaHood and Rendell Pitch Infrastructure Spending in The Hill
  • Feds Target Sleep Apnea in Wake of Hoboken Train Crash (AP)
  • Northern Virginia Sees Decreased Transit Ridership (WTOP)
  • The Case Against Banning Buses on Cleveland’s Public Square (Plain Dealer)
  • Detroit Hires New Mobility Chief (Crain’s)
  • Will Cities Follow Portland’s Lead With Car-Free Bridges? (Governing)
  • New DC Political Landscape Poses Risk for Jersey Bike/Ped Safety Efforts (Mobilizing the Region)

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Trump Tries to Convince Investors His Infrastructure Plan Is Legit (Reuters) Boston’s Green Line Cleared to Award Construction Contracts This Fall (Boston Globe) Bertha Is Almost Done Boring Seattle’s Big, Expensive, Wasteful Highway Tunnel (Seattle Times) Seattle Moves to Curb the Power of NIMBY Homeowners (NextCity) Study: One in Four Drivers Who Crash Were Using the Phone […]

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Trump’s Empty Rhetoric on Infrastructure Has Been Exposed (NYT) Transit Industry and Rail Advocates Blast Trump’s Budget (Progressive Railroading) In Chicago, Cycling Enforcement Discriminates Against Black People on Bikes (Chicago Trib) WaPo: Trump Demonizes Cities Because They’re a Threat to His Agenda Seattle Spends More on New Transit Than Any U.S. City (Seattle Times) How the White House Could Derail […]

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Clinton vs. Trump on Infrastructure (The Hill) White House Expands Smart Cities Focus Aging U.S. Transit Systems to See Rise in Federal Funding (WSJ) Paris Bans Vehicle Traffic Along Seine Riverbank (Guardian) Lower Speed Limits Approved in Seattle (Seattle Times) In Boston, Advocates Push for Late-Night Bus Service (Boston Globe) The Success Story of Denver Transit (WSJ) Majority of […]

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Rahm Emanuel Plows Ahead With Express Rail to O’Hare (Chicago Tribune) Only 30 Percent of Downtown Seattle Workers Drive Solo to Work (Seattle Times) Florida DOT Builds Its First Protected Bike Lane in Tampa (WPTV) North Carolina DOT, Charlotte Install Pedestrian Counters (WCNC) Is Austin a “Big City”? (Statesman) CA Lawmaker Intros Bill to Kill Boondoggle 710 Highway […]

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CityLab Looks at the Legacies of Anthony Foxx and Julian Castro Transportation Issues to Watch Under Trump (The Hill) Elaine Chao Outlines Upcoming DOT Priorities (GovTech) Obama Moves Forward With Auto Regs Before Trump Takes Office (Detroit News) Transit Projects to Track in 2017 (Next City) New Amtrak CEO Talks About What’s Ahead (WBUR) Gulf Coast Amtrak Revival Has Unlikely […]

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Governors Send Trump Wish List of Infrastructure Projects (McClatchy) Can Trump Actually Deny Federal Funds to Sanctuary Cities? (AP) California Republicans Want White House to Block Money for High-Speed Rail (LA Times) What Diplomats and Urbanists Can Learn From Each Other (CitiScope) Will a Fossil Fuel-Friendly White House Affect Car Ownership Declines? (Curbed) Philly’s Transit Car Shortage […]