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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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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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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CityLab Looks at the Legacies of Anthony Foxx and Julian Castro Transportation Issues to Watch Under Trump (The Hill) Elaine Chao Outlines Upcoming DOT Priorities (GovTech) Obama Moves Forward With Auto Regs Before Trump Takes Office (Detroit News) Transit Projects to Track in 2017 (Next City) New Amtrak CEO Talks About What’s Ahead (WBUR) Gulf Coast Amtrak Revival Has Unlikely […]

Parking Madness: Federal Way vs. Montreal

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We’re just getting started with Parking Madness 2016 — our annual hunt for North America’s worst parking craters. So far, Washington, D.C., and Rutland, Vermont, have advanced to the second round. Today’s matchup pits the Seattle suburb of Federal Way against the pride of Quebec — Montreal. It’s the second Canadian parking crater in this year’s competition, reminding us that the United […]

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Some Cities And Counties Are Letting Transit Slide, Hoping Uber Will Fill the Gap (Slate) CA Regulators Halt Uber Autonomous Vehicle Pilot in SF After Car Runs Red Light Into Crosswalk (electrek) Auto Sales Slumping (WSJ) In 35 Years, Boston Parking Meter Prices Have Gone Up 25 Percent, Transit Fares 275 Percent (Globe) Detroit Debuts Plans for […]

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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 […]