Today’s Headlines

  • Trump Budget Is a Disaster for Cities and Transit (WaPoVox)
  • Housing Advocates Fear Big HUD Cuts (WaPo)
  • Trump Likely to Face Congressional Resistance to Scorched-Earth Budget (The Atlantic)
  • In Detroit, Trump Hypes Rollback of Fuel Economy Standards (NYTUSA Today)
  • London Mayor Sadiq Khan Proposes £770 Million for Bike Initiatives (The Guardian)
  • Tempe Police’s Jaywalking Crackdown — “A Tax on Poor People” (Phoenix New Times)
  • Maryland Punts on Helping Pedestrians Cross the Street, Prioritizes Fast Commutes Over Safety (WAMU)
  • NCDOT to Offer Free “Last Mile” Bus Trips to Train Riders (Trains)

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Why Can’t We Have Great Trains in America? (National Journal) In Tampa, Cops Systematically Harass Black Cyclists (Next City) NJ Transit Lays Out Fare Hikes, Service Cuts to Close Budget (NYT) Study Touts Benefits of Purple Line, as Decision Looms in Maryland (WaPo) AARP Ranks Neighborhoods By “Livability Index” (CityLab) Five Cities Worldwide Show the Future […]

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16 Big Transit Projects That Would Be Toast Under Trump’s Budget (WaPo) Cuts Could Imperil Seattle Rail, Gateway Project, DC Metro (Seattle Times, Bloomberg, Washingtonian) How Cities Would Feel the Budget Pain (Curbed) Long-Distance Amtrak Routes Under Threat (Progressive Railroading) Trump Also Wants to Slash Transpo Funding in Rural Areas That Supported Him (Charlotte Observer) The Rail Line […]

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Trump’s Empty Rhetoric on Infrastructure Has Been Exposed (NYT) Transit Industry and Rail Advocates Blast Trump’s Budget (Progressive Railroading) In Chicago, Cycling Enforcement Discriminates Against Black People on Bikes (Chicago Trib) WaPo: Trump Demonizes Cities Because They’re a Threat to His Agenda Seattle Spends More on New Transit Than Any U.S. City (Seattle Times) How the White House Could Derail […]

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GOP Chair Says Long-Term Transpo Bill Will Move Independently of Budget Deal (The Hill) Transpo Funding Patch Includes Extended Deadline for Train Safety Tech (Progressive Railroading) It’s Official: FTA Takes the Reins on DC Metro Safety (WaPo) Transit-Oriented People Converge in Dallas for Railvolution (Dallas Biz Journal) Why Bike Commuting Is Picking Up in the Motor […]

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Why Is Obama Dodging the Gas Tax Debate? (WaPo) Sen. Sessions “Stunned” by White House Rail Proposal (Transpo Nation) FAA Sees Steady Long-Term Growth for Airlines (USA Today) The Avenue Breaks Down Obama’s 2012 Budget House Transportation Committee Kicks Off Listening Tour in West Virginia (T4America) Should We Move Forward With an Infrastructure Bank?  (National […]

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Obama to Adopt Deficit Commission Agenda — Including the Gas Tax? (WaPo) $1.5 Billion Cut to High-Speed Rail Could Grow Even Larger (HuffPo) Cuts to High-Speed Rail Won’t Affect Any Existing Projects (Bloomberg) DOT Got $300M in Florida Rail Money Out the Door Ahead of Potential Shutdown (JOC) Boehner and Obama Play Nice Over Budget […]