Today’s Headlines

  • 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 (The Stranger)
  • Leaked Trump Energy Plan Aims to Roll Back Fuel Economy Standards (Center for Media & Democracy)
  • EPA Proceeds to Finalize Emission Standards Through 2025, Ahead of Trump’s Term (Detroit News)
  • Are Suburbs Really “Outperforming” Cities Like the Urban Land Institute Claims? (City Observatory)

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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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Can the World Halve Traffic Deaths and Injuries By 2020? (Guardian) Star Trib: Twin Cities Can’t Afford to Give Up on Transit Expansion Projects Connecticut Divided on NE Corridor Amtrak Plans (CT Mirror) The Case for Single Ride Bike-Share Fares (NextCity) Governing: Why Are New Cities So Blah? Changing Track on the Dallas Light-Rail Plan (Dallas News) In New […]

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Will Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Crash and Burn Too? (The Week) California Breaks With Trump By Upholding Emissions Standards (NYT) Republicans Use Twin Cities Light Rail Project as Culture War Prop (AP) Silicon Valley Asks Feds to Make Good on Promises for Caltrain (Mercury News) Wired Makes the Case for Parking Cash-Out How a Bill in Florida Could […]

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Work Going on Behind the Scenes on Trump’s $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan (The Hill) Trump Team Wants to Use Arbitration to Speed Infrastructure Projects (Reuters) If the EPA Eases Emission Standards, California’s Prepared for a Fight (SF Chronicle) Seattle Will Replace Elevated Highway With Highway Tunnel + 8-Lane Surface Speedway (Seattle Times) Detroit’s M1 Rail to […]

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Why Did L.A. Metro Ridership Drop Again? (LA Times) Tech Group Asks Feds to Slow Down on “Driver Mode” for Phones (The Hill) Congress Turns Attention to Self-Driving Cars (Detroit News) Fast Action Needed on DC Metro Safety Bill After FTA Pulls Some Funding (AP, Progressive RR) California State Senator Wants to Make It Easier to Enact Transit Ballot […]

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New poll finds 83 percent of respondents supporting more federal funding for high-speed rail and transit (HNTB Press via @beyondDC) Investor Carl Icahn is forming a consortium to go after a share of the high-speed rail pie (AP) Federal transportation safety regulators call for national crash-resistance standards for transit cars (Bloomberg) How blue is your […]