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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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 […]

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Wyden Negotiates With GOP on Transportation Funding Patch (The Hill, WSJ) …But Now the Lawmakers Go on Recess (National Journal) New Station to Link Rail to LAX (LA Times) Boston Development Trends Point to Even Greater Walkability (Boston Globe) Electric Bus Test Hits a Speed Bump in Portland (Oregonian) Bay Area Bike-Sharing Shifts Into High Gear […]

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Lawsuit Filed to Stop Albuquerque Bus Rapid Transit, Construction Slated to Start August 1 (NextCity) Downtown LA Streetcar to Average Just 6 MPH (LAist) City Observatory: Share Price of Urban Living on the Rise Insurance Industry Alarmingly Clueless About Pedestrian Safety (Claims Journal) Will the People Who Need Transit Most Be Pushed Away in Seattle? (The […]

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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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Foxx’s Nomination Scheduled for Hearing Today (AP) Amtrak a Major Priority for House Transpo Committee (National Journal) Rep. Denham Thinks Funds for California Rail Should Go to Amtrak in NE (Sac Bee) Older Adults Choosing Transit-Accessible Communities (AARP News) Pierce County, WA to Vote Today on Cutting “Nearly Every Bus Route in the System” (KOMO) […]

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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 […]