Today’s Headlines

  • As Traffic Deaths Rise, Cities Across U.S. Pursue Lower Speed Limits (WaPo)
  • What’s Behind America’s Declining Transit Ridership? (CityLab)
  • Boston Leads Nation in Light Rail Derailments (Boston Globe)
  • DC Metro May Sell Station Naming Rights to Raise Cash (WaPo)
  • Houston Speeds Up Project to Demolish Downtown Freeway (Houston Chron)
  • NYT: What Happened to Trump’s Infrastructure Plan?
  • Chao Reevaluating Obama Administration’s Driverless Car Guidance (Reuters)
  • Pittsburgh Gets First Mobility Director, Oakland Gets First Ped Safety Czar (Incline, Next City)

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NRDC Switchboard Looks Back at the Year in Transportation Policy Vision Unfulfilled: Obama’s Goal for a Nationwide High-Speed Rail Network (The Hill) Demographics Around DC Metro Stops: Increasingly Young, White, Educated (WaPo) After Rocky First Year, Atlanta Streetcar Gets Another Chance in 2016 (AJC) Louisiana’s New Governor Wants New Orleans-to-Baton Rouge Rail (Times-Picayune) Amtrak Debuts PTC […]

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House to Hold Hearing on Self-Driving Cars Next Week (The Hill) Rob Kirby, Head of Transpo Planning for DC-Area COG, Murdered (WaPo) NJ Transit Board Chair: Let’s Make Penn Station Less Stressful (NJ.com) Charlotte Plans Another Go at Streetcar Funds (Charlotte Observer) Chris Leinberger: New Development Patterns Needed for 21st-Century Economy (Sac Bee) Cincinnati Residents […]

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As Feds Investigate First Driverless Car Fatality, NTSB Chief Speaks on Industry’s Challenges (WaPo) Chicago Mayor Gets More Power with Transit TIF Districts (Streetsblog Chicago) GovTech Talks With the Man in Charge of Transportation Innovation in L.A. For the First Time, Oakland Will Have Its Own DOT (Next City) Foxx Expresses Greater Confidence in DC Metro Safety Efforts (WaPo) […]

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Housing Policy Neophyte Ben Carson Confirmed as HUD Boss (WaPo) Whatever Happens to the EPA, It’s Important for Cities (CityLab) Milwaukee Groups File Suit Against Highway Expansion (Biz Times) Janette Sadik-Khan Sees “Electric” Energy in Detroit (Detroit Free Press) Anthony Foxx Skeptical of Trump’s Infrastructure Plan (CBS News) WaPo on How NIMBYism Could Kill Infrastructure Ambitions […]

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Foxx Pushes House on Tranpso Bill, and Gets Pushed Back (The Hill, WaPo) Debate Continues Over Twin Cities Streetcar (StarTrib) How San Luis Obispo Created “Most Powerful Bike Funding Policy in the Nation” (Bike/Walk Alliance) Las Vegas as a Model of Urbanism? (PSFK) Teams Bid to Expand Denver’s Light Rail (Denver Biz Journal) 20 Years Later, How […]

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Foxx in Boston Globe: Let’s Correct Past Transportation Mistakes and Connect Communities What to Expect With First Surge of $60M DC Metro Repair Plan (WaPo, The Hill) Atlanta to Spend $1B Over 25 Years on Biking, Walking Projects (Bicycling) Past Patterns Show That Voters Pony Up for Transit (Indy Star) Streetcars Work Best When They’re Not Just For Nostalgia (AP) […]