Today’s Headlines

  • Paul Ryan: Infrastructure Measure Will Seek Private Financing, Won’t Stimulate Economy (Hugh Hewitt)
  • Five Ways Federal Infrastructure Spending Makes Cities Poorer (Strong Towns)
  • How High Transit Construction Costs Fit in With Transit’s Other Political Challenges (Frontier Group)
  • Gas Prices Headed Toward Five-Year High (KARE 11 Minneapolis)
  • Vox Throws Cold Water on Climate Optimism in the Trump Era
  • Vancouver’s Bike-Friendly Streets Are a Model for North America (Globe and Mail)
  • Michigan May Raise Speed Limits Despite Failure to Reduce Traffic Deaths (Transport Topics)
  • Boston’s Experiment With Dynamic Parking Pricing Already Seems to Be Working (Globe)

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FTA Awards Atlanta $500,000 to Plan Future Streetcar Corridors (AJC) 2016 Might Be the Worst Year for Minnesota Pedestrians in a Long Time (Star Tribune) Pedestrians Keep Getting Killed in Fort Myers, Florida, So Police Give Them Flashlights (Wink News) One in Five L.A. Transit Riders Has Experienced Sexual Harassment on Board (Curbed) Is Dallas’ […]

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In Sprawling Atlanta, Pols Call for Better Transit, Bike Infrastructure, and More (AJC) Does Obama Have the Chutzpah to Push for Infrastructure? (The Transport Politic) Gas Prices Rising But Still a Bargain (ABC, Flowing Data) Can a New Light Rail Line Help Unite the Divided City of Jerusalem? (Transpo Nation) A Mere Sliver of the Federal […]

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After 20 Years of Talk, Could the Infrastructure Bank Idea Finally Become Reality? (TNR) FHWA Releases List of Bicycle Facilities Included in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices HSR Designation Allows Amtrak to Improve Connectivity on Nation’s Densest Corridor (CivSource) LaTourette: Some Lawmakers Don’t Really Know What an Earmark Is, Let’s Revisit Ban (The Hill) […]

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Is 2015 Deadline Feasible for Automated Rail Safety System? (The Hill, LA Times) Star-Telegram: Federal Funds Could Be “Light at End of Tunnel” for TEX Rail California High-Speed Rail Agency to Appeal Court Ruling (Fresno Bee) Bike/Ped Infrastructure Gets Boost in Pittsburgh and Charleston (Tree Hugger) Dispute Over Boston Commuter Rail Deal Heads to Court (Boston […]

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Could Tax Reform Really Be Possible in 2015? At Least a Gas Tax Hike? (The Hill) Sen. Bernie Sanders Makes Infrastructure Investment a Key Plank of His 2016 Platform (The Hill) Car Sales Boomed in 2014 (AP) California Breaks Ground on High-Speed Rail Line (CBS) Freight Traffic Is Growing, But Infrastructure Investment Isn’t (Journal of Commerce) Atlanta Streetcar […]

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More coverage of yesterday’s release of transit and road projects "ready to go" for Congress’ jobs bill (WSJ, Det. News, WashPost, Free Press, Politics Daily) A crucial footnote in the debate over using bailout money on infrastructure: $1 for TARP isn’t $1 for budgeting purposes (Ezra Klein) Maryland governor cheers the prospects for a new […]