Today’s Headlines

  • 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 Streetcar (Charlotte Observer)
  • Seattle Mayor Kills City-Run Bike-Share (Seattle Times)
  • Plans for Speedier Amtrak See Resistance in Small New England Towns (WSJ)
  • Women’s March Boosts Bus-Sharing Startup (NYT)
  • America’s First New Private Passenger Rail in a Century Coming to Florida (Slate)

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North Carolina Lawmakers Vote to Restore Funding for Light Rail (News & Observer) How the Clean Air Act Lengthened Our Lives (NYT) Philly Magazine on Gentrification in the City of Brotherly Love Toddler in Stroller on Sidewalk Killed By Driver in Seattle (Seattle Times) Seven Parking Garages Receive “Green Garage” Certification (Forbes) Seattle’s Plan for Affordable […]

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16 Big Transit Projects That Would Be Toast Under Trump’s Budget (WaPo) Cuts Could Imperil Seattle Rail, Gateway Project, DC Metro (Seattle Times, Bloomberg, Washingtonian) How Cities Would Feel the Budget Pain (Curbed) Long-Distance Amtrak Routes Under Threat (Progressive Railroading) Trump Also Wants to Slash Transpo Funding in Rural Areas That Supported Him (Charlotte Observer) The Rail Line […]

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Rahm Emanuel Plows Ahead With Express Rail to O’Hare (Chicago Tribune) Only 30 Percent of Downtown Seattle Workers Drive Solo to Work (Seattle Times) Florida DOT Builds Its First Protected Bike Lane in Tampa (WPTV) North Carolina DOT, Charlotte Install Pedestrian Counters (WCNC) Is Austin a “Big City”? (Statesman) CA Lawmaker Intros Bill to Kill Boondoggle 710 Highway […]

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Governors Send Trump Wish List of Infrastructure Projects (McClatchy) Can Trump Actually Deny Federal Funds to Sanctuary Cities? (AP) California Republicans Want White House to Block Money for High-Speed Rail (LA Times) What Diplomats and Urbanists Can Learn From Each Other (CitiScope) Will a Fossil Fuel-Friendly White House Affect Car Ownership Declines? (Curbed) Philly’s Transit Car Shortage […]

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Trump’s Empty Rhetoric on Infrastructure Has Been Exposed (NYT) Transit Industry and Rail Advocates Blast Trump’s Budget (Progressive Railroading) In Chicago, Cycling Enforcement Discriminates Against Black People on Bikes (Chicago Trib) WaPo: Trump Demonizes Cities Because They’re a Threat to His Agenda Seattle Spends More on New Transit Than Any U.S. City (Seattle Times) How the White House Could Derail […]

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The High Prices of Big-City Living Aren’t Good for Anyone (New Yorker) Biden to Announce New Funding for Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor (AP) Japan Gives $2M for DC-Washington High-Speed Rail Study (Washington Biz Journal) Seattle Light Rail Sees 76% Increase in Ridership (Seattle PI) GGW: Can the DC Metro Achieve the Culture Change It Needs? With Cheap Gas, […]