Today’s Headlines

  • Trump Wants Oil Baron and Friend-of-Putin Rex Tillerson to Be the Nation’s Top Diplomat (NYT)
  • Will Trump Burn the Bridge of Trust Obama Built Toward Cities? (Next City)
  • California Mayors’ Concerns About Trump (SF Chronicle)
  • NJ Transit Understaffed Safety Jobs While Hiring Christie Allies at Top (Bloomberg)
  • America’s Slow But Steady Climb to Faster Rail Travel (CityLab)
  • Family Shipping Company Could Be Conflict for Transpo Pick Elaine Chao (ProPublica)
  • Birmingham One of Five Cities to Get TOD Boost from Feds (AL.com, FTA)
  • HUD Announces “Choice Neighborhoods” Grants, Including Louisville, St. Louis (WFPL, Post-Dispatch)
  • Nashville’s Transit Future Depends on State Legislators (Nashville Biz Journal)
  • Strategies for the White Plains Transit District (Journal News)

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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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More Coverage of Trump’s Transportation Secretary Pick, Elaine Chao (NYT, NPR, WaPo) The Takeaway Explains Why Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Could Be Just a Tax Cut for the Rich How Will Obama’s Desegregation Efforts Fare Under Trump? (The Atlantic) Pricetag on LA Carpool Lane Rises to $1.6 Billion — Traffic Still Hasn’t Improved (LA Times) Carmel Indiana Now Has 100 Traffic Circles […]

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Governors Don’t Expect Trump to Follow Through on Infrastructure Spending Talk (McClatchy, Hill) Caltrain Buys Time on Electrification While Waiting on Feds (SF Examiner) Indianapolis Approves Tax for Major Transit Expansion (Indy Star) Seattle Tops Nation in Growth of Transit Ridership (Seattle PI) Sacramento Wants to Shake Up Its 30-Year-Old Bus System (Sac Bee) Hawaii Senators Shoot […]

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Census Shows Population Losses in Cities, Growth in Suburbs (Governing, FiveThirtyEight) Lawmakers See Tax Repatriation as Source of Funds for Infrastructure (The Hill) MD Gov. Larry Hogan Tells Trump Admin About His Pet Road Projects (WaPo) Elaine Chao Talks Trump, Tech, Personal History With USA Today Dallas Can’t Count on Federal Funds for Its Transit Plans (D Mag) Miami Voters Divided on […]

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Trump Preps for Infrastructure Talk, But Congress Is in No Rush (The Hill) In Texas, A Flurry of Bills Threaten High-Speed Rail (Dallas News) Lyft Expands to New Cities … As Uber Does Damage Control (CNN Money) Why Trump’s Attack on California Rail is Concerning (Wired) D.C. Coalition Pushes For Building More Housing By Transit (GGW) America […]

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Transit Union Wants Pols to See Fare Increases as New Taxes (National Journal) Why Cities Should Dismantle Urban Roadways (ThinkProgress) Record Year of Disasters Leaves Funding Short to Rebuild Roads (Stateline) Infographic Demonstrates T4A’s “There Are More Broken Bridges Than Golden Arches” (TransportGooru) Michigan DOT Moves Forward With Plans for Detroit-Chicago HSR (WZZM) Will NYC […]