Today’s Headlines

  • Congress Steps in to Kickstart DC Metro Safety Commission (WTOP)
  • Slate: If Chao Slashes Bay Area Rail Funds, We’ll Know She’s Politicizing Transpo
  • No Need to Demonize Driving, Just Stop Subsidizing It (CityLab)
  • Killing a Regional Transit Board Could Save Twin Cities Transit (MinnPost)
  • NJ Dems Introduce Train Audit Bill in Response to Deadly Crash (The Hill)
  • To Speed Up Buses, Let People Use All the Doors (GGW)
  • Will the Highway By Trenton’s Waterfront Stay or Go? (Next City)
  • Cleveland Moves Closer to Reopening Public Square to Buses (Plain Dealer)

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Chicago City Council Committee Backs Plan to Reduce Parking Requirements by Transit (Tribune) Texas and Florida Attracting the Most Migration (Houston Chronicle) Black Neighborhoods Destroyed by Publicly Funded Stadiums (Alternet) All Buses in Kansas City Will Soon Have Wi-Fi (Mass Transit Magazine) Guerrilla Chair-Bombing Prompts New Bus Benches in Lawrence, Kansas (LJWorld.com) WaPo’s Wonkblog Charts the Most Popular […]

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With Transportation “in a Huge Ditch,” Foxx Lays Out Six-Year Plan (Politico) House, Senate Budgets Include Big Drops in Transpo Spending (Center on Budget & Policy Priorities) Tysons Corner: Stage for the World’s Biggest Reurbanization Project (Washingtonian) Nashville’s Future: More Sidewalks, Light Rail, But Definitely No Subway (Biz Journal) Peer Cities Will Give Boston Advice on […]

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Across the World, 500 Cities Now Have Bike-Share (TreeHugger, ENS) Which States Have the Highest Gas Tax? (Motley Fool) More Than a Third of U.S. Buses Powered By Alternative Fuels (USA Today) NJ Transit Tries Out Smartphone Ticketing (WSJ) Chicago Rolls Forward with Bike Share, BRT Project (Streetsblog CHI, Human Transit) Minnesota DOT Tries To Sell Gas Tax Hike […]

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Cars Are the Fastest Growing Type of Mobile Internet Device (Digital Gov) Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Five Bicyclists in Michigan (WoodTV) Atlanta City Council Member on Upcoming Transit Levy: Fix the Buses First (NextCity) Fare Increase, Service Cuts Coming to Cleveland’s RTA (Cleveland.com) A Look at Uber’s Aggressive Push Into the Auto Loan Business (CNBC) Curbed Puts Atlanta’s “Nutso” Sprawl […]

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LaHood Delivers $10M for Miami Buses to Go Hybrid (Miami Herald) GA Bike Advocates and Environmental Groups (Minus Sierra Club) Support T-SPLOST Amtrak’s Ready With Plan for NE Corridor, Whenever the Money Comes (NYT) In Question: $2B in Transit Upgrades for CA High-Speed Rail (Planetizen) Academia Shows New Respect for Cycling (Pacific Standard) D.C.’s Union […]