Today’s Headlines

  • 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
  • Design Challenge Reimagines Houston’s Streets (Houston Chron)
  • Charleston Gets a New Walking/Biking Advocate (Post & Courier)

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CNN Highlights the Sorry State of America’s Infrastructure Georgia Threatens to Shut Down Atlanta Streetcar (AJC) Seattle Bumps Up Timeline for Light Rail Projects (Seattle Times) Uber Preps to Meet Demand During DC Metro Work (WaPo, The Hill) Google Plans Self-Driving Car Center Near Detroit (Detroit Free Press) Driverless Car Tech to Get Boost from US-Israel Collaboration […]

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EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Denies Basic Climate Science (WaPo) The Thinking Person’s Infrastructure Model: Focus on Walkability (Washington Monthly) Privately Funded Texas Rail Gets Boost From White House (McClatchy) Engineers Again Give U.S. Infrastructure Near-Flunking Grade (Reuters) How Would Pittsburgh Benefit From BRT? (Post-Gazette) With Uber, Lyft Out in Austin, Ride-Share Will Take New Forms (MIT Tech Review) […]

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High-Speed Rail Could Connect Four Southeast States (AP) Foxx Chastises Lawmakers as They Scramble to Meet May 31 Transpo Funding Deadline (The Hill) Bike to Work Week and Infrastructure Week Start Today (Time, Progressive Railroading) Purple Line an “Inherently Political” Decision for Maryland Gov Hogan (WaPo) Fare for California High-Speed Rail Could Be a Real Bargain (LA Times) […]

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Senate to Vote on Infrastructure Bank Proposal This Week (Hill) National Infrastructure Bank Would Tap Private Sector, Protect Taxpayers (SacBee) Major Transportation Groups Unite for First Time in Support of Gas Tax (Politico) With Eyes on Election, GOP Supports Paying for Roads With Drilling (National Journal) Nearly 60% of Amtrak Riders Now Have Wi-Fi Access […]

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After Years of Dormancy, Feds Pull Funding From Houston Light Rail Project (Chron) As DC Metro Boss Shakes Up Staffing, Senate Bill Would Add to Feds’ Oversight (WaPo) Long-Stalled Plans for Detroit-Ann Arbor Rail See New Life (Detroit News) Senate Bill Would Reinvest Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor Profits in Northeast Corridor (CT Post) Feds Voice Support for Boston’s […]

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Beware the Trump Infrastructure Plan (New Republic) The Guy in Charge of Transportation for Trump’s Transition Team Is an Industry Lobbyist (NYT) What the New White House Means for MD’s Purple Line (WaPo) Re-elected Miami Mayor Wants Bold Transit Expansion (Miami Herald) Meet the People Who Mobilized to Defeat Metro Detroit Transit Plan (Michigan CapCon) Chicago Races for Red Line Funds Before […]