Today’s Headlines

  • Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Wants to Meet With Trump to Talk Taxes, Infrastructure (CNN)
  • Statehouse Bills Would Allow Austin Build Light Rail Without Voter Approval (Statesman)
  • Wealthy Seattle-Area NIMBYs File Lawsuit to Delay Light Rail (Seattle Transit Blog, The Stranger)
  • Former Florida DOT Reformer Billy Hattaway Tasked With Making Orlando Walkable  (WMFE)
  • Midtown Atlanta Will Emphasize Bike Improvements (Creative Loafing)
  • Study: More Than Half of Drivers Have Texted, Run Red Light or Sped in the Last 30 Days (WTOP)
  • French People Are 20 Times More Likely to Cross on Red Than Japanese (Science Magazine)

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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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Roll Call Rounds Up the Year’s Most Encouraging Transportation News (Part I and II) How Can Northern Virginia Maximize the Benefits of the Silver Line? (CAP) Amtrak Service Returns to Massachusetts’ “Knowledge Corridor” (Recorder) Costs for Honolulu Rail Project Could Balloon by $750M (Hawaii News Now) In D.C. Area, It Looks Like Rich and Poor […]

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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, […]

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Stalemates Continue on Transpo Bill as Deadline Approaches (LA Times) In Rare Sunday Session, Senate Makes Ex-Im Bank Part of the Package (Transport Topics) NRDC Switchboard Analyzes the Senate DRIVE Act Aging Infrastructure Plagues America’s Busiest Rail Corridor (NYT) … As Chris Christie Pins Blame for NJ Transit Delays on Amtrak (Politico) Reforms in Chicago Could Expand TOD, […]

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Many House Transportation Committee Leaders Face Tough Reelection Campaigns (Politico) Lone Star Rail Proposal Linking Austin and San Antonio Killed by Regional Planners (Austin Monitor) NACTO’s Global Street Design Guide is Live (NextCity) Seattle Times Endorses $54 Billion Light Rail Measure Austin Opens “Dynamically Tolled” Highway Lane (Community Impact) Montgomery County, Maryland, Opens Second Protected Bike Lane (GGW) […]

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Charleston Decides Today If Transpo Tax Goes to Ballot (Post & Courier) Drowsy Driving’s Role in Traffic Crashes (USA Today) Feds Blast DC Metro for Systemic Deficiencies (WaPo) Animated Map Shows How High-Speed Rail Could Transform U.S. Travel (Business Insider) Costs for Twin Cities Light Rail Continue to Climb (StarTrib) Do Atlantans Really Own Fewer Cars Than […]