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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Census Shows Population Losses in Cities, Growth in Suburbs (Governing, FiveThirtyEight) Lawmakers See Tax Repatriation as Source of Funds for Infrastructure (The Hill) MD Gov. Larry Hogan Tells Trump Admin About His Pet Road Projects (WaPo) Elaine Chao Talks Trump, Tech, Personal History With USA Today Dallas Can’t Count on Federal Funds for Its Transit Plans (D Mag) Miami Voters Divided on […]

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Shuster: Lawmakers to Address “Transportation Fiscal Cliff” of Gas Tax (The Hill) The Atlantic: “Big Oil Doesn’t Need Uncle Sam’s Help” Blumenauer Shoots Down Transpo Secretary Rumors (The Hill) National Review: Infrastructure’s Not Really “Crumbling,” Per Se… Planetizen Lists 10 Planning Trends of the Year, Including Streetcars, Bike Battles… Indiana DOT Looks to Improve Transit (Star […]

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Tennessee Democrat and Friend of Trump Kids Harold Ford May Lead Trump’s DOT (Politico) Pennsylvania Rep Lou Barletta Might Also Get the Transportation Secretary Job (Penn Live) NACTO Releases Post-Election Statement of Values Feds Seek Fixes for Distracted Driving (StarTrib) City Observatory‘s Guide to the Trump Infrastructure Debate How Exactly Does Trump Define “Infrastructure”? (CityLab) Miami’s Transit […]

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More Coverage of Trump’s Transportation Secretary Pick, Elaine Chao (NYT, NPR, WaPo) The Takeaway Explains Why Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Could Be Just a Tax Cut for the Rich How Will Obama’s Desegregation Efforts Fare Under Trump? (The Atlantic) Pricetag on LA Carpool Lane Rises to $1.6 Billion — Traffic Still Hasn’t Improved (LA Times) Carmel Indiana Now Has 100 Traffic Circles […]

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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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Trump Considers Borrowing Big for Infrastructure, Tying It to Healthcare (WaPo, The Hill) Another Idea: Trump’s Billionaire Friends Could Steer Infrastructure (CNNMoney) Amtrak Knew of Defect Before Penn Station Derailment; Christie Withholds Payments (NYT, Bloomberg) California Clears Tax Hikes for Transportation Plan (AP) Proposed Amtrak Cuts Target Trump Country (Seattle PI) In Honolulu, Lawmakers Approve $1.2B for Beleaguered […]