Today’s Headlines

  • Trump’s Hazy Plan to Create an Infrastructure Task Force (WaPo)
  • New York Times Examines Ben Carson’s “Warped” Views on Housing
  • Uber Admits Its Self-Driving Cars Have Problems With Bike Lanes (Guardian)
  • U.S. Mayors Vow to Stay Strong on Climate Change (Governing)
  • With Federal Funds, Gulf Coast Rail Set for Revival (The Advocate)
  • Amtrak’s Northeast Upgrades Will Depend on Trump (Skift)
  • How Better Bike Infrastructure Can Help Baltimore’s Inequality (CityLab)
  • NJ Transit Blames Revenue Drop on Cheaper Gas Prices (NJ.com)
  • Clevelanders Continue to Air Concerns About Public Square Bus Ban (Plain Dealer)
  • Fake News Poison Spreads to… Philly Bike Lanes? (Metro)

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Planners in Maine Say They Were Forced to Approve Highway Project (Bangor Daily News) Inspectors: 10 “Segments of Concern” on Metro’s Six Rail Lines (WaPo) New Map Shows the Most Stressful Places for Cyclists in D.C. (WaPo) Salt Lake City Fire Department Assures Residents Street With Bike Lanes Is Safe (Salt Lake Trib) Caltrans Launches […]

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To Understand the Debt Crisis, Just Look At Our Inability to Raise the Gas Tax (Infrastructurist) In Remarks on S&P Downgrade, Obama Again Pushes For Infrastructure Bank (JOC) Canada Struggles With Its Own Infrastructure Maintenance Backlog After Tunnel Collapse (CNews) Hand-Drawn Infographic Shows How Bike Touring Benefits Rural Economies (Path Less Pedaled) What’s the Role […]

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Nancy Pelosi Will Oppose Trump Infrastructure Plan If It’s “a Gift of Tax Breaks” (WaPo) A Clear View of the “Economic Nostalgia” Underpinning Trump/Bannon Infrastructure Talk (Frontier) Bernie Sanders Calls Trump’s Infrastructure Plan “Corporate Welfare” (Twitter) Trump Moderated Views on Climate Change in NYT Interview, But What Will He Say Today? Who Will Be Trump’s Transportation Secretary? (CityLab) Portland Waives Parking Requirements […]

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Ed Glaeser on Why So Much Infrastructure Spending Is Wasted (Vox) Adie Tomer: It Will Take More Than Light Rail to Fix U.S. Transit (NextCity) Anthony Foxx Says He Expects Automakers to Voluntarily Comply with New Safety Guidelines (Reuters) Planners Will Try to Fix a Sprawling Section of Suburban Maryland (NYT) Mexico Bets on Gondolas (Japan Times) […]

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White House Expected to Weaken Vehicle Pollution Standards (NYT) Caltrain Looks for Plan B As Trump Withholds Funds for Upgrades (SF Chron, NYT) Despite “Bikelash,” Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto Isn’t Backing Down on Bike Lanes (Post-Gazette) After Much Controversy, Cleveland Reopens Public Square to Buses (AP) Report: Apartments Near Transit Bring Cities More Tax Revenue (GGW) Uber Goes […]

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Rahm Emanuel Tells Team Trump How to Sell Its Infrastructure Plan (Chicago Tribune) Trump Meets Atlanta Freeway Arson First Responders, Stumps for Road Spending (AJC) Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Takes Aim at the Scourge of Drunk Pedestrians (WaPo) Instead of Blaming Pedestrians for Fatality Uptick, CNNMoney Examines Dangerous Road Design …But Eastern Washington Reporters and Cops Haven’t […]