Today’s Headlines

  • Trump Briefly Mentions Infrastructure Package in Speech to Congress (The Hill)
  • Bloomberg: We Don’t Have Enough Construction Workers to Build Trump’s Infrastructure Plan
  • One Year After Opening, Mixed Results for D.C. Streetcar (WAMU)
  • Transportation for America Announces New Director: Adrea Turner, Formerly of DDOT
  • Big Projects Finally Come Under Scrutiny in Wisconsin as Enormous Cost Overruns Exposed (WPR)
  • WisDOT Officially Cancels Study of I-39/90/94 outside Madison
  • WaPo: Government Leniency Responsible for Unacceptable Number of Traffic Deaths
  • Report: Uber, Lyft Worsening Congestion in New York City (Streetsblog NYC)
  • Austin Leaders Vote to Go Forward With Houston-Style Transit System Redesign (Capital Metroblog)

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Six Reasons Why Trump’s Infrastructure Plan is in Trouble (WNYC) Rahm Emanuel: Any Infrastructure Plan Without Funding Is “Fairy Dust” (Politico) Construction Stocks Are Still Feasting Off Trump’s Infrastructure Talk (Investors Business Daily) Feds Tell Minnesota Lawmakers Light Rail Funds Can’t Be Transferred to Road Projects (Star Tribune) Uber’s PR Meltdown (The Atlantic) Strong Towns: How […]

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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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APTA Asks Trump For Its Typical Slice of the Infrastructure Pie (The Hill) How the Push for Quick Infrastructure Could Affect Environmental Regs (Governing) In Detroit Today, Trump Expected to Reconsider Emissions Standards (Detroit News) St. Louis, Dallas Press Washington for Transit Funding (MissouriNet, Dallas News) Tech Bros Feel the Uber, Lyft Void at Austin’s SXSW (Slate) The Results of Bay Area’s Transit Incentive […]

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House Ways and Means Committee joins the Senate in shutting the door on Rep. Jim Oberstar’s (D-MN) push for a new transportation bill (The Hill) The field-testing of a future alternative to the gas tax kicks into high gear (AP) Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell (D) calls for a second stimulus that’s targeted to infrastructure … […]

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Congressional Dysfunction Leads to Furloughs for 4,000 FAA Workers (UPI) Remember When American Infrastructure Used to Work? (The Atlantic) Family Proves That Even in LA, Transit Can Work (LAT) A Side Benefit of Smart Growth — Wilderness (Grist) Road Lobby’s New Ad Argues Roads Are Worth the Cost (The Hill) What Has Chronic Underfunding Meant […]

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Maryland “Free-Range” Family Cleared of Neglect Charges (Reason) Long Car Commutes Are a Health Hazard (Minneapolis Post) State Costs for Ohio’s PPP Portsmouth Bypass Have Tripled to $1.2 Billion (Planetizen) Managing Demand Is as Important as Building Infrastructure (Crikey.au) Buffalo Has a New Master Plan for Downtown Streets (Buffalo News) Bicyclist Killed En Route to […]