Today’s Headlines

  • This Boston Suburb Turned Street Parking Into a Pop-Up Bus Lane (CityLab)
  • Auto Loan Delinquencies Hit a New High (The Car Connection)
  • What We Can Learn About Infrastructure Spending From the Stimulus (Brookings)
  • Lawsuit Against Albuquerque Bus Rapid Transit Dropped (ABQ Journal)
  • Globe and Mail: Self-Driving Cars Will Give Power Back to Pedestrians
  • Congress Making Bipartisan Push for Urban Development Tax Credit (NextCity)
  • Red Light Camera Ban Moving Forward in Florida (CBS Local)
  • Safety Standards to Be Raised on CA Highways That Run Through Urban Areas (SF Examiner)
  • When Red States Focus on Climate Change, They Use Different Words (Scientific American)
  • Michel S

    Just like home ownership, when you incentive private car ownership to the near exclusion of all other options, is it any surprise that people fall victim to predatory behavior? You “HAVE” to have a car, so you will do almost ANYTHING to get one, and that includes high-risk loans.

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Mark Sanford Joins House Transpo Committee (The Hill) Atlanta Beltline Project Gets New Leader (AJC, Creative Loafing) GGW Asks: So What Exactly Is WMATA Doing in the Long Term?  Illinois Advocates Push for Gas Tax to Raise Transpo Funds (AP) Human Transit’s Jarrett Walker on Changing Cincinnati’s Car Culture (Cincinnati.com) New Jersey Commuters Will Get WiFi (AP, NJ.com) The […]

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Obama, Foxx, Newspapers Take Lawmakers to Task on Stopgap (Politico, The Hill) After Touting Intelligent Transpo, Obama to Unveil Infrastructure Plan Today (GovTech, The Hill) Driverless Cars See More Spotlight (Scientific American) Detroit Streetcar Supporters Predict Development Boom (Free Press) 180 Cities Worldwide Have Embraced BRT (Citiscope) How Will Property Owners in Chicago Be Compensated for Red […]

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Boston Investigates Runaway Red Line Train (Boston Globe) Atlanta’s Ambitious Streetcar Plan Could Cost Billions (AJC) Gizmodo: Banning Cars From Urban Centers Would BE Great for Climate Anti-Toll Groups See New Transpo Bill as Victory (Land Line) Transpo Bill Increases Cap on Amtrak Payments to Families of Train Crash Victims (WaPo) Amtrak CEO Announces Retirement (Progressive Railroading) […]

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One More Congressman Comes Out for Gas tax Increase (Sun Sentinel) SSTI Review: Caltrans “Acting Too Much as Highway Dept., Not Mobility Dept.” (Streetsblog SF, SacBee) Not Kidding: South Carolina DOT Director Resigns After DUI Arrest (Myrtle Beach Online) TxDOT Studying Rail Expansion Options in Texas and Oklahoma (Killeen Daily Herald) Huge Data Dump Supports […]

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What’s Foxx’s Legacy as He Heads Into Final Stretch at DOT? (Bloomberg BNA) How Making DC a State Would Help With Metro Woes (The Week) Despite High-Profile Crashes, Trains Are Safer Than Cars (USA Today) Seattle Goes Bigger and Greener With Light Rail (LA Times) FTA Names Successor to Therese McMillan (Progressive RR) Transit-Oriented Development Matures in Philadelphia […]