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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Two BART Workers Killed Doing Maintenance Work on Day Two of Strike (Bloomberg) Argentina Deja-Vu Train Crashes at Site of Last Year’s Crash That Killed 52 (BBC) Oil Train Derails, Ignites in Western Canada (Toronto Sun, Montreal Gazette) Five Years After Voting For It, Californians Wish High-Speed Rail Would “Go Away” (AP) In Some Places, […]

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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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LaHood, DOT Keep Focus on Distracted Driving With Summit (WaPo) Meanwhile, New Proposal Would Ban Certain Truck Drivers from Texting (AP) Freight Trains: A Thorn in Obama’s High-Speed Rail Plan (WSJ) Bike-Sharing Hits the Big Time in DC with CaBi (WaPo, NYT, GGW) Christie Eyes Raiding Hudson River Rail Tunnel Funds for Other Projects (NJ.com) […]

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This Boston Suburb Turned Street Parking Into a Pop-Up Bus Lane (CityLab) Auto Loan Delinquencies Hit a New High (The Car Connection) What We Can Learn About Infrastructure Spending From the Stimulus (Brookings) Lawsuit Against Albuquerque Bus Rapid Transit Dropped (ABQ Journal) Globe and Mail: Self-Driving Cars Will Give Power Back to Pedestrians Congress Making Bipartisan Push […]

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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 […]

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Portland Sues Uber (Silicon Valley Biz Journal) Senate Committee OKs Obama’s NHTSA Nominee (The Hill) Five Issues to Watch With California’s High-Speed Rail (Silicon Valley Biz Journal) Why Does Amtrak Run Chronically Behind Schedule in Some Places? (Poughkeepsie Journal) Highway and Transit Lobbies Team Up to Ask for More Money (Progressive RR) Green Line Extension […]