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Why Cities Have to Take the Lead in Trump’s America (NextCity) Jared Bernstein: Trump Is Doing Infrastructure Wrong (Politico) The Hill Wants to See Bipartisan Work on Infrastructure Numbers Suggest Trump Can’t Wipe Out Climate Change Progress (WaPo) Utah House Speaker in Talks for DOT Post (KSL) Feds Finally Release Safety Rules for High-Speed Rail (Wired) Civil Rights Suit Filed […]

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Trump Considers Borrowing Big for Infrastructure, Tying It to Healthcare (WaPo, The Hill) Another Idea: Trump’s Billionaire Friends Could Steer Infrastructure (CNNMoney) Amtrak Knew of Defect Before Penn Station Derailment; Christie Withholds Payments (NYT, Bloomberg) California Clears Tax Hikes for Transportation Plan (AP) Proposed Amtrak Cuts Target Trump Country (Seattle PI) In Honolulu, Lawmakers Approve $1.2B for Beleaguered […]

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Surge in U.S. Traffic Deaths Outpaces Increase in Driving (AP) Trump’s Transportation Team Still Largely Unformed (Detroit News) Chao Tight-Lipped on Future Policies (American Prospect) Pelosi: Dems Won’t Support Tax Break Masked as Infrastructure Deal (The Hill) Feds Warn of Billions of Dollars in Overruns for California High-Speed Rail (LA Times) Foxx’s Last Trip as Transpo Chief: Celebrating His Hometown’s […]

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Trump Budget Director: Infrastructure Plan Is Actually $200 Billion, Won’t Be Ready Until Autumn (Bloomberg) James Ray, Bush-Era US DOT Official, Returns to Agency as Senior Advisor on Infrastructure (Hill) Greenspan: Feds Can’t Afford Infrastructure Spending, Should Cut Social Security and Medicare Instead (CNBC) Meanwhile: Indiana GOP Agrees on 10-Cent Gas Tax Increase, Opens Door to Interstate Tolls (Indy […]

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Data From Feds Confirm the Rise in Demand for Central Cities (WaPo) The Guardian Has a Rather Paranoid Take on Sidewalk Labs’ Work in Columbus and Elsewhere Philly, Nashville, Spokane, and Ramsey County Named Winners of DOT Design Challenge (E Turbo News) In Philly, Feds Will Help Reimagine Vine Street Expressway (Inquirer) Study: Homes Near Seattle Light Rail Command a Premium (Seattle Times) […]

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Retiring Amtrak CEO Foresees “More Robust” Rail System (WBUR) Boston Eyes Income-Based Discounts for Transit Riders (Boston Globe) California Governor Steers Rising Cap-and-Trade Funds Toward Transit, Affordable Housing (Gov Tech) Seattle Times Shares Details of Peter Rogoff’s Three-Year Contract for “Non-Stop Work” on Sound Transit Why Aren’t the Feds Working on a National Policy for Driverless Cars? (Gizmodo) […]