Today’s Headlines

  • Trump Administration Deals a Blow to Caltrain Electrification (SF Chronicle)
  • Will Trump Punish Sanctuary Cities By Withholding Funds for Transportation Projects? (Politico)
  • Instead of “Climate Change,” FHWA Now Refers to “Resilience” (WaPo)
  • New York Times Profiles Denver’s Backward Plan to Widen an Urban Highway
  • Nebraska Senator Deb Fisscher Wants to Fund Transportation With Border Fees (Washington Examiner)
  • Surge of Pedestrian Deaths in Chicago Shows No Signs of Slowing (DNAinfo)
  • Bike Lane Vigilante Targets Philly’s Illegal Parkers (Philly Voice)
  • GOP Lawmakers Trying to Divert Twin Cities Light Rail Money to Roads and Bridges (Star Tribune)
  • WA Lawmakers Want to Revive Boondoggle Megahighway Bridge Outside Portland (Planetizen)

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Early Voters Reject Atlanta Transportation Tax (AJC) London Carmageddon Doesn’t Materialize Because Everyone’s Taking the Tube (NBC) Wendell Cox: Transit in Atlanta Sucks, So Let’s Not Fund Any Improvements (AJC) Why Treehugger Hippies in the Pentagon Want to Reduce Oil Dependency (Grist) Portland Steps Away from Enslavement to Vehicle Level of Service Standards (BikePortland) Are […]

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Oberstar agrees to back Senate jobs bill after getting a written promise from Senate majority leader that $932 million in pre-earmarked transportation funding will be redistributed (Politico) Cost inflation and fears of higher ticket prices are already dogging California high-speed rail (LAT) Ohio River Bridges project, dubbed one of the nation’s "highways to nowhere," might […]

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Will Boston’s Green Line Extension Be Canceled? (Globe) Smart Growth America Urges Readers to Press Lawmakers to Fully Fund TIGER Uber’s New Service Sounds a Lot Like a Bus (TechCrunch) What the New Transportation Bill Does for Complete Streets (Next City) DC Considering the Idaho Stop (WTOP) Atlanta City Council Approves Plan for 50 Miles of Streetcars […]

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D.C. Metro Ridership Down 9 Percent From Last Year, and the Pain Is Not Over (WTOP) Shreveport, Louisiana, Urban Highway Would Displace Poor Residents (Strong Towns) Same Man Kills Two Pedestrians in Waco, Texas, in 17 Months; Police Blame Pedestrians (KVIA) North Carolina Gov Asks Trump to Fund Rail Connections (Next City) Charlotte Transit Chief Wants $6 Billion Light […]

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Chances for an Infrastructure Deal Are Dwindling (Politico) House Lawmakers to Take on Infrastructure This Week (The Hill) Uber Pushes Back on Trump’s Muslim Ban Only After #DeleteUber Trends (CNN Tech) Trump Team Plans Severe Cuts for EPA (WaPo) Will Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Rely on Tolling? (Bloomberg) An Argument for Localizing Transportation Policy (Forbes) Jobs Have Doubled on Cleveland’s […]

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Climate Bill Supporters Want to See Movement (Talking Points Memo) Washington State Lawmakers to Seek 10-Cent Gas Tax Increase (AP) Feds Fund Metro Greenway Trails for Denver (Denver Post) Quebec, Northeast U.S. Talk Rail Improvements (AP) Virginia Legislators Continue Sweating Over Transpo Compromise (WaPo) LaHood Announces Transit Funding for Glacier National Park (Missoulian) Transportation Policy […]