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Housing Policy Neophyte Ben Carson Confirmed as HUD Boss (WaPo) Whatever Happens to the EPA, It’s Important for Cities (CityLab) Milwaukee Groups File Suit Against Highway Expansion (Biz Times) Janette Sadik-Khan Sees “Electric” Energy in Detroit (Detroit Free Press) Anthony Foxx Skeptical of Trump’s Infrastructure Plan (CBS News) WaPo on How NIMBYism Could Kill Infrastructure Ambitions […]

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U.S. DOT Creates New Committee to Focus on Automating Vehicles (LA Times, TechCrunch) Transit-Hating Koch Brothers Have Close Ties to New White House (Salon) Ben Carson Would Be Another Insult for HUD (Slate) More on Elaine Chao’s Confirmation Hearing (Politico) Former Indy Mayor Eyes Possible Role on Trump’s Transpo Team (Indy Star)  New Brookings Report on Forging New Narratives […]

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Trump Budget Is a Disaster for Cities and Transit (WaPo, Vox) Housing Advocates Fear Big HUD Cuts (WaPo) Trump Likely to Face Congressional Resistance to Scorched-Earth Budget (The Atlantic) In Detroit, Trump Hypes Rollback of Fuel Economy Standards (NYT, USA Today) London Mayor Sadiq Khan Proposes £770 Million for Bike Initiatives (The Guardian) Tempe Police’s Jaywalking Crackdown — “A Tax on […]

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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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A Section of I-85 in Atlanta Collapsed in a Fire (CNN) Driver Distractions Are on the Rise, and So Are Pedestrian Deaths (Reuters) Dems Think They Can Take Advantage of Trump on Infrastructure (HuffPo) What HUD Boss Ben Carson Should Listen to on His Tour (Next City) Lyft Tests Shuttle Program in Chicago, San Francisco (Tech Crunch) MD’s […]

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HUD Pick Ben Carson Never Actually Lived in Public Housing (Washington Examiner) Professional Rail Critic Randall O’Toole Worried Elaine Chao Is Too Pro-Rail (Lincoln Times News) Factsheet: Why Uber Won’t Kill Transit (TransitCenter) Drivers Hit 20 Pedestrians in Toronto and the CBC Blamed It on the Rain Dan Savage: Fatalities in the “War on Cars” Are Never Cars […]