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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Anthony Foxx Will Be Sworn In as U.S. Transportation Secretary Today (WBTV) LaHood Doubles Down on “People Are Always Going to Have Cars” Line in Q&A with Atlantic Cities How the Koch Brothers Stifle Action on Climate Change (Salon) Infographic: NYC Bike-Share’s Stunning First Month (Transport Gooru) One-Quarter of Nebraska’s Sales Tax Goes to New Highway […]

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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 […]

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What Has VP Nominee Tim Kaine Done for Cities? (CityLab) On the Hunt for a National Testing Site for Self-Driving Cars (NYT) Feds Give Honolulu More Time for Rail Plan (Honolulu Civil Beat) NJ Lawmakers Reach New Deal on Transportation Fund, But Christie Holds Off (WSJ) What Happens to Twin Cities Burbs If Light Rail Doesn’t Come? (StarTrib) […]

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The Million Dollar Question: Is There an All-Powerful Bike Lobby? Politico: No. WSJ: Totes. Transit Ridership Declined 1.9 Percent in First Quarter (APTA) Feds to Developers: No Prob, Sprawl Out into Wildfire Zones, We’ve Got You Covered (WaPo) Waiting for a “Grand Bargain” to Fix the Gas Tax? You’ll Be Waiting a While. (Jared Bernstein) […]

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Road Builders Ratchet Up Pressure on Congress (Politico) EPA Punts on Release of New Auto Emission Standards (The Hill) Air Pollution Kills Millions of People Each Year (USA Today) Brace Yourself: More Pain on the Horizon for Cities (NYT) Utah Mulls Transit-Oriented Growth (Salt Lake Tribune) Meanwhile, New Jersey Has Second Thoughts About Smart Growth (NJ […]

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NACTO to Release New Street Design Guide (Next American City) The Slow-But-Sure Progress of High-Speed Rail Across the U.S. (NBC News) Memphis Weighs Gas Tax to Fund Public Transpo (WREG) WaPo Is Pretty Impressed With New Metro Rail Car The Tennessean: Nashville’s Vitality Depends on Transit Growth The Pilot: Va. Beach Should Vote Yes to […]