Today’s Headlines

  • 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 Rail Expansion (Charlotte Agenda)
  • Charlotte to Add a Protected Bike Lane (Charlotte Five)
  • Iowa Bill Would Require Drivers to Change Lanes When Passing a Cyclist (Des Moines Register)
  • “Free Market” Texas Lawmakers Try to Stop Private Dallas-Houston High-Speed Rail (Houston Chronicle)
  • Forbes Lists Its Best Places to Retire Without a Car

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Feds Team With Texas on High-Speed Route From Dallas to Houston (D Magazine, KENS5) And Plans Advance on DC-to-Charlotte High-Speed Rail (AP) While in Texas, Foxx Takes a Look at San Antonio Streetcar Plan (My SA) LaHood Lands at Building America’s Future (Politico) Planners Try to Sell Twin Cities Light Rail, But Bike Advocates Already […]

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After Years of Dormancy, Feds Pull Funding From Houston Light Rail Project (Chron) As DC Metro Boss Shakes Up Staffing, Senate Bill Would Add to Feds’ Oversight (WaPo) Long-Stalled Plans for Detroit-Ann Arbor Rail See New Life (Detroit News) Senate Bill Would Reinvest Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor Profits in Northeast Corridor (CT Post) Feds Voice Support for Boston’s […]

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Senate Sends Transpo Funding Band-Aid Over to Obama (The Hill) Shuster Vows It’s the Last Short-Term Extension (Equipment World) Former FTA Head Peter Rogoff Takes Charge of Seattle’s Transit Growth (Seattle Times) Rand Paul’s Syrian Refugee Amendment Complicates THUD Bill (Roll Call) Charlotte NC’s Great Train Debate (Politico Mag) DC Metro’s New Boss Faces Mountain of Frustrations […]

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Top Dem: Let’s Keep Higher Gas Taxes on the Table (The Hill) Sprawl Boosts Chances of Deadly Tornado Strikes (CBS) Why Buses and Rail Can and Should Coexist (Transport Politic) Lettered New York City Subway Lines Get an “A+” (NYT) Cyclists, Pedestrians Don’t Get Fair Share of Safety Funds (LAB) Study: Men Walking and Biking […]

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Rahm Emanuel Plows Ahead With Express Rail to O’Hare (Chicago Tribune) Only 30 Percent of Downtown Seattle Workers Drive Solo to Work (Seattle Times) Florida DOT Builds Its First Protected Bike Lane in Tampa (WPTV) North Carolina DOT, Charlotte Install Pedestrian Counters (WCNC) Is Austin a “Big City”? (Statesman) CA Lawmaker Intros Bill to Kill Boondoggle 710 Highway […]

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Study: Global Shift to Cycling Would Make a Huge Difference for Climate Change (Take Part) New York, Connecticut Lawmakers Fight for Northeast Transit Funds (Times Union, CT Post) Buried Within the Transpo Bill: A Windfall for Tech (Bloomberg) America’s Top Transit Systems Grapple With $102B Repair Backlog (CityLab) Feds, Amtrak Agree to Fund Half of Hudson […]