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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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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Economists Pan Trump’s Infrastructure Plan as “Ill-Conceived” “Giveaway” (NYT) Americans Don’t Want to Pay for New Roads and Bridges With Tolls (WaPo) Anthony Foxx Considers His Legacy as U.S. DOT Secretary (Governing) Investment Professionals Are Betting on Infrastructure in 2017 (Forbes) First Look at Richmond, Virginia’s Bus Network Redesign Plans (RVA Rapid Transit) 16 Miles of Highway in […]

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Surge in U.S. Traffic Deaths Outpaces Increase in Driving (AP) Trump’s Transportation Team Still Largely Unformed (Detroit News) Chao Tight-Lipped on Future Policies (American Prospect) Pelosi: Dems Won’t Support Tax Break Masked as Infrastructure Deal (The Hill) Feds Warn of Billions of Dollars in Overruns for California High-Speed Rail (LA Times) Foxx’s Last Trip as Transpo Chief: Celebrating His Hometown’s […]

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Trump Preps for Infrastructure Talk, But Congress Is in No Rush (The Hill) In Texas, A Flurry of Bills Threaten High-Speed Rail (Dallas News) Lyft Expands to New Cities … As Uber Does Damage Control (CNN Money) Why Trump’s Attack on California Rail is Concerning (Wired) D.C. Coalition Pushes For Building More Housing By Transit (GGW) America […]

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A Section of I-85 in Atlanta Collapsed in a Fire (CNN) Driver Distractions Are on the Rise, and So Are Pedestrian Deaths (Reuters) Dems Think They Can Take Advantage of Trump on Infrastructure (HuffPo) What HUD Boss Ben Carson Should Listen to on His Tour (Next City) Lyft Tests Shuttle Program in Chicago, San Francisco (Tech Crunch) MD’s […]

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Governors Don’t Expect Trump to Follow Through on Infrastructure Spending Talk (McClatchy, Hill) Caltrain Buys Time on Electrification While Waiting on Feds (SF Examiner) Indianapolis Approves Tax for Major Transit Expansion (Indy Star) Seattle Tops Nation in Growth of Transit Ridership (Seattle PI) Sacramento Wants to Shake Up Its 30-Year-Old Bus System (Sac Bee) Hawaii Senators Shoot […]