Today’s Headlines

  • White House Expected to Weaken Vehicle Pollution Standards (NYT)
  • Caltrain Looks for Plan B As Trump Withholds Funds for Upgrades (SF Chron, NYT)
  • Despite “Bikelash,” Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto Isn’t Backing Down on Bike Lanes (Post-Gazette)
  • After Much Controversy, Cleveland Reopens Public Square to Buses (AP)
  • Report: Apartments Near Transit Bring Cities More Tax Revenue (GGW)
  • Uber Goes Into Damage Control Mode (The Hill)
  • Chao Says Infrastructure Funds May Come From Tolls (WaPo)
  • Firms Building California High-Speed Rail Need $300M More (LA Times)
  • Lessons from Charlotte’s Light Rail After 10 Years (Biz Journal)
  • Southwest Idaho Plans Bike Paths to Connect Cities (AP)

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Senators Skeptical of Plan to Use Postal Service Funds for Transpo (Nat’l Journal, Bloomberg) Joshua Schank: Time to Come Up with 21st-Century Solution for Transpo Funding (NYT) LaHood Talks High-Speed Rail With Sac Bee Another Report Finds Safer Streets = More Pedestrians (HuffPo) Politico Explores Partisan Undercurrents of D.C.’s New Silver Line  Bill Would Give Cities […]

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Governors Send Trump Wish List of Infrastructure Projects (McClatchy) Can Trump Actually Deny Federal Funds to Sanctuary Cities? (AP) California Republicans Want White House to Block Money for High-Speed Rail (LA Times) What Diplomats and Urbanists Can Learn From Each Other (CitiScope) Will a Fossil Fuel-Friendly White House Affect Car Ownership Declines? (Curbed) Philly’s Transit Car Shortage […]

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Uber CEO Leaves Trump’s Advisory Council Thanks to #DeleteUber (NYT) House Committee Lays Groundwork for Infrastructure Plan (NPR) Study: Tax Incentive-Based Transportation Plan Would Fund Urban Toll Roads (Hill) GOP Senator Fischer Floats Transpo Funding Bill (The Hill) U.S. News & World Report Gives Some Bio Details on Elaine Chao Galveston Loses Federal Transit Funds After Hurricane Ike […]

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LaHood, DOT Keep Focus on Distracted Driving With Summit (WaPo) Meanwhile, New Proposal Would Ban Certain Truck Drivers from Texting (AP) Freight Trains: A Thorn in Obama’s High-Speed Rail Plan (WSJ) Bike-Sharing Hits the Big Time in DC with CaBi (WaPo, NYT, GGW) Christie Eyes Raiding Hudson River Rail Tunnel Funds for Other Projects (NJ.com) […]

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Janette Sadik-Khan on Bike-Friendly Cities (Bicycling) Atlanta Streetcar Starts Charging Fares After Bumpy First Year (NYT) How Ideological Fears Fuel Anti-Transit Policy (Governing) Can Philly’s New Planning Boss Appeal to All Sides? (Inquirer) Slate of Bike Bills Heads to Massachusetts Statehouse (AP) CityLab on Traffic Myths That Didn’t Get a Rest Last Year What 2015 Meant […]

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Transportation Advocates Aren’t Happy With Proposed Senate Funding Levels … (The Hill) … But Smart Growth Group Praises TOD Provision (Smart Growth America) Obama at NY’s Tappan Zee Bridge Today to Press Congress on Infrastructure (AP) Biden Makes the Same Pitch in St. Louis, Cleveland  (StarTrib, AP) A Bankrupt Highway Trust Fund Could Cost 700,000 Jobs (Fiscal […]