Today’s Headlines

  • The House Is Looking for Ways to Fund an Infrastructure Package (WaPo)
  • CityLab Takes a Look at Cleveland’s Controversial Public Square Closure
  • Joe Cortright: Audit of Oregon DOT Is Misleading (Bike Portland)
  • Density Is a Low-Cost Solution to Traffic (Governing)
  • Nashville Mayor, Tennessee Governor Come Together on Transportation Plan, Gas Tax Hike (NextCity)
  • Canadian University Withdraws From Geography Conference in U.S. to Protect Students (Transportist)
  • Temple Public Health Researcher Sounds Alarm About GOP Attacks on Data (Philly.com)
  • Sound Transit Creates Policy to Protect Access to Peaceful Demonstrations (NextCity)

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Work Going on Behind the Scenes on Trump’s $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan (The Hill) Trump Team Wants to Use Arbitration to Speed Infrastructure Projects (Reuters) If the EPA Eases Emission Standards, California’s Prepared for a Fight (SF Chronicle) Seattle Will Replace Elevated Highway With Highway Tunnel + 8-Lane Surface Speedway (Seattle Times) Detroit’s M1 Rail to […]

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What Trump Can and Can’t Do with Obama’s Climate Change Regs (NYT) Big-City Mayors Grapple With New President (Governing) A Look at the Infrastructure Projects Governors Want Trump to Fund (WaPo) Rural Millennials Are Still All About Driving — But They Have No Choice (Wired) Amtrak Engineer in Philly Crash Tested Positive for Marijuana (The Hill) Where Tech […]

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Lawsuit Filed to Stop Albuquerque Bus Rapid Transit, Construction Slated to Start August 1 (NextCity) Downtown LA Streetcar to Average Just 6 MPH (LAist) City Observatory: Share Price of Urban Living on the Rise Insurance Industry Alarmingly Clueless About Pedestrian Safety (Claims Journal) Will the People Who Need Transit Most Be Pushed Away in Seattle? (The […]

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CBO: Want a 6-Year Transpo Bill? Raise $100 Billion Above HTF Revenues (The Hill) New Partnership for Active Transportation Launches Today on Capitol Hill (Roll Call) VIDEO: Rep. Tom Graves on His Plan to Eliminate the Federal Gas Tax (C-SPAN) Is Dense Urban Development Becoming Democratic Party Doctrine? (NextCity) MARTA GM: Atlanta’s Transit Has Only […]

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Ed Glaeser on Why So Much Infrastructure Spending Is Wasted (Vox) Adie Tomer: It Will Take More Than Light Rail to Fix U.S. Transit (NextCity) Anthony Foxx Says He Expects Automakers to Voluntarily Comply with New Safety Guidelines (Reuters) Planners Will Try to Fix a Sprawling Section of Suburban Maryland (NYT) Mexico Bets on Gondolas (Japan Times) […]

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Sigh: MARTA Expansion Bill Dies Without a Floor Vote (Creative Loafing) New Bus-Only Lanes on the Ground in Jacksonville, Florida (Metro Jacksonville) Nashville “Makes Down Payment” on Transit Expansion (NextCity) Thanks to Budget Crunch, Boston’s MBTA Kills Late Night “T” Service (NECN) A Virginia Beach Council Member Wants to Intro Legislation to Stop Light Rail (13NewsNow) Pedestrian Scrambles […]