Today’s Headlines

  • Why Ben Carson Running HUD Doesn’t Bode Well for Cities (WaPo); Democrats Pan Carson Pick (Hill)
  • Shuster to Continue Leading House Transpo Committee (Transport Topics)
  • An Optimistic Take on the Unified Republican Government and Transit (Planetizen)
  • DC Officials Claim Discrimination in Metro’s Planned Service Cuts (WTOP)
  • Honolulu Rail Costs Could Balloon to $9.5B (Civil Beat)
  • Apple Finally Acknowledges Its Interest in Self-Driving Cars (Gov Tech)
  • London Mayor Commits Nearly $1 Billion for Cycling Projects (Next City)
  • What’s Ahead for Atlanta’s BeltLine in 2017 (Atlanta InTown)
  • Bike-Share Coming to Prince George’s County, MD (GGW)

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Housing Policy Neophyte Ben Carson Confirmed as HUD Boss (WaPo) Whatever Happens to the EPA, It’s Important for Cities (CityLab) Milwaukee Groups File Suit Against Highway Expansion (Biz Times) Janette Sadik-Khan Sees “Electric” Energy in Detroit (Detroit Free Press) Anthony Foxx Skeptical of Trump’s Infrastructure Plan (CBS News) WaPo on How NIMBYism Could Kill Infrastructure Ambitions […]

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U.S. DOT Creates New Committee to Focus on Automating Vehicles (LA Times, TechCrunch) Transit-Hating Koch Brothers Have Close Ties to New White House (Salon) Ben Carson Would Be Another Insult for HUD (Slate) More on Elaine Chao’s Confirmation Hearing (Politico) Former Indy Mayor Eyes Possible Role on Trump’s Transpo Team (Indy Star)  New Brookings Report on Forging New Narratives […]

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Ben Carson: Not Qualified to Run HUD (Slate, NYT, Hill) …Doesn’t Rule Out Using HUD Funds to Benefit Trump Organization (NPR) CityLab Reports on Denver’s Terrible I-70 Highway Widening Project Dallas Under Fire for Big Spending on Consultants After It Fails to Replace Bike Czar (Dallas News) Anaheim Streetcar Officially Dead (Voice of the OC) Ohio DOT Wants […]

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A Section of I-85 in Atlanta Collapsed in a Fire (CNN) Driver Distractions Are on the Rise, and So Are Pedestrian Deaths (Reuters) Dems Think They Can Take Advantage of Trump on Infrastructure (HuffPo) What HUD Boss Ben Carson Should Listen to on His Tour (Next City) Lyft Tests Shuttle Program in Chicago, San Francisco (Tech Crunch) MD’s […]

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HUD Pick Ben Carson Never Actually Lived in Public Housing (Washington Examiner) Professional Rail Critic Randall O’Toole Worried Elaine Chao Is Too Pro-Rail (Lincoln Times News) Factsheet: Why Uber Won’t Kill Transit (TransitCenter) Drivers Hit 20 Pedestrians in Toronto and the CBC Blamed It on the Rain Dan Savage: Fatalities in the “War on Cars” Are Never Cars […]

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Trump Tells the EPA to Cut Climate Change From Its Website (Reuters) Trump Imposes Gag Order on EPA + USDA — Why It Matters (Popular Science) Senate Commerce Committee Votes to Let Elaine Chao Through (Politico) Ben Carson Approved for HUD Secretary Unanimously by Senate Committee (Chicago Tribune) There’s Reportedly a List of Trump Teams’ Priority […]