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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Why Did L.A. Metro Ridership Drop Again? (LA Times) Tech Group Asks Feds to Slow Down on “Driver Mode” for Phones (The Hill) Congress Turns Attention to Self-Driving Cars (Detroit News) Fast Action Needed on DC Metro Safety Bill After FTA Pulls Some Funding (AP, Progressive RR) California State Senator Wants to Make It Easier to Enact Transit Ballot […]

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U.S. DOT Creates New Committee to Focus on Automating Vehicles (LA Times, TechCrunch) Transit-Hating Koch Brothers Have Close Ties to New White House (Salon) Ben Carson Would Be Another Insult for HUD (Slate) More on Elaine Chao’s Confirmation Hearing (Politico) Former Indy Mayor Eyes Possible Role on Trump’s Transpo Team (Indy Star)  New Brookings Report on Forging New Narratives […]

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LaHood: Feds Will Help with Boise Transit, Including Streetcar (Idaho Statesman, Boise Weekly) NJ Increases Police Presence for Buses (NJ.com) Today in Paranoia: Stanley Kurtz Says Obama Schemes to Kill the Suburbs (Next American City) The Buzz on Freeway Removals (Planetizen) Chicago Plans to “Decrowd” Transit (Chicago Tribune) Long Beach Unfolds Bike-Sharing Plans (Treehugger) A Look […]

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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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In California, Plummeting Gas Tax Revenue Hurts Transit Projects (LA Times) Plans Speeding Up for Houston-Dallas High-Speed Rail (Houston Chron) How Will We Wade Through the Politics of Driverless Cars? (Boston Globe) What’s Behind Maryland Gov. Hogan’s Pursuit of Maglev Rail? (WaPo) BRT Could Be the Best Solution for Charleston’s Gridlock (Post and Courier) New NACTO Guide Sees Protected Bike […]

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Why Are Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer Supporting Trump’s Infrastructure Plan? (NY Mag) Trump May Roll Back Emissions Standards for Cars (NYT) Can Cities Counter the Punch of Donald Trump’s Election? (The Nation) Chicago Trying to Rush in Transit Application Before Trump Takes Office (Streetsblog Chicago) AIA’s CEO Apologizes for Controversial Post-Election Memo Supporting Trump (Architect’s […]