Today’s Headlines

  • Trump’s $1 Trillion Infrastructure Swindle Sounds Good to Chuck Schumer (Politico)
  • Is Elaine Chao Hedging on Trump’s Infrastructure Plan? (CNN)
  • Chao Lays Out Her Agenda for U.S. DOT; Wants to Weaken Environmental Protections (Politico)
  • Uber Belatedly Complies With Law, Ends Self-Driving Car Pilot in San Francisco (NYT)
  • Why Partially Automated Cars Are So Bad for Safety (The Hill)
  • San Francisco Adds a Protected Intersection (Streetsblog SF)
  • City Auditors Pan Kansas City’s Bike Plan: “Just Lines on a Map” (KC Star)
  • Mayors Explain Their Infrastructure Priorities (Fewer Highways) to Politico

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Trump Names Two New York Developers to Monitor Infrastructure Spending (WSJ) North Dakota Bill Would Make It Legal to Run Over Protestors (Daily Kos) Tesla Allows Self-Driving Cars to Break the Speed Limit (Guardian) Google Maps May Soon Show Ease/Difficulty of Parking at Destinations (Ars Technica) Florida DOT Blames Nation-Leading Pedestrian Death Toll on the State’s Pedestrians (CityLab) Obama […]

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Texas High-Speed Rail Ramps Up DC Lobbying (The Hill) San Diego Weighs New Taxes to Beef Up Transit (SD Union-Trib) In Minnesota, Metro Area Subsidizes Rural Transpo (StarTrib) Redfin: Transit Access Increases Home Values (Silicon Beat) St. Louis Streetcar Ready for Test Runs (KWMU) Should Cyclists Be Taxed for Road Upgrades? (Urban Milwaukee) Orlando Strives to Become “Theme […]

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Spineless Congressional Democrats Want to Ally With Trump on Infrastructure (NYT) Trump Reportedly Considering Infrastructure Bank (WSJ) Why the Trump Infrastructure Plan Wouldn’t Actually Fix America’s Problems (Vox) Time: America’s Cities Are the Only Hope for Climate Action Senator Who Said Snowball Disproved Global Warming Out as Environment Committee Head (Grist) Larry Hogan Opens the Door to Sprawl, Undermines […]

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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 […]

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Some Cities And Counties Are Letting Transit Slide, Hoping Uber Will Fill the Gap (Slate) CA Regulators Halt Uber Autonomous Vehicle Pilot in SF After Car Runs Red Light Into Crosswalk (electrek) Auto Sales Slumping (WSJ) In 35 Years, Boston Parking Meter Prices Have Gone Up 25 Percent, Transit Fares 275 Percent (Globe) Detroit Debuts Plans for […]

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DC Metro Board Cuts Late-Night Service for Two Years (WaPo) Feds Grant $499M for Forth Worth-Dallas Rail (Star-Telegram) LaHood Is Offering Advice About Getting Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Done (The Hill) Governing Looks at the Prospects for Private Infrastructure Financing Under Trump LA Times: Ease Traffic By Making Parking More Difficult Coalition in Ohio Pushes Governor for Transit Funding (Cleveland Scene) […]