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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LaHood’s Thoughts on the Future of American Transportation (Fast Lane) More Analysis of the “End of Car Culture” from NYT, Bike League, MarketWatch New Transpo Secretary Foxx Supportive But Vague on Bikes (Bike League) Class Divisions in Navigating the San Fran Transit Strike (Next City) So What’s STROADing? Pics Explain (Strong Towns) Bad Infrastructure –> Bad Biking […]

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What Has VP Nominee Tim Kaine Done for Cities? (CityLab) On the Hunt for a National Testing Site for Self-Driving Cars (NYT) Feds Give Honolulu More Time for Rail Plan (Honolulu Civil Beat) NJ Lawmakers Reach New Deal on Transportation Fund, But Christie Holds Off (WSJ) What Happens to Twin Cities Burbs If Light Rail Doesn’t Come? (StarTrib) […]

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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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Senate Panel Backs $100M for Modernizing Chicago’s Red, Purple Lines (Chicago Trib) Newly Appointed NJ Transit Chief Backs Out of Job (NYT, NJ.com) In DC, Is WMATA Riders’ Advocacy Group Done For? (WaPo) California High-Speed Rail Officials Tweak Business Plan (AP) NACTO Offers Guidance on Where to Place Bike-Share Stations (Next City) Uber Reaches Settlement in Driver Status Suits in California, Massachusetts […]