Today’s Headlines

  • 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 the Durham-Orange Light Rail (News Observer)
  • Ridership Declines for Atlanta Streetcar (AJC)
  • The Cities Where Self-Driving Cars Would Be Most Practical (Governing)
  • A Look at the Mega-Commuters of the U.S. (Reading Eagle)

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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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Michael Bloomberg Urges Cities to Prepare for Self-Driving Cars (WaPo) A Car and Driver Q&A With Anthony Foxx on the Future of Transportation Twin Cities Get Federal Grant to Plan Development Along New Light Rail Line (F&C) Uber Endorses Seattle Transit Ballot Measure (GeekWire) Chicago Black Lives Matter Activists Discuss Transportation Justice With Chicago Reader Does Metro Run Through DC’s Most Populated Areas? […]

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How the DC Metro Ended Up in Dire Straits Despite Decades of Warnings (WaPo) Wall Street Journal Reports on the Future of Cities How to Put “Bike Equity” Into Practice (Next City) Chinese Electric Auto Maker Ventures Into U.S. With Buses (AP) Boston Ranks Third in New Tool Ranking Transit-Friendly Cities (Boston Globe) Why Will It Takes 25 Years for […]

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Despite Shuster’s Rejection, Stakeholders Keep Pushing for Gas Tax Hike (Bloomberg, The Hill) Congressional Investigation on Rail Safety Begins Today (Prairie Business) Indiana House Committee Votes 11-1 to Fund Transit (Star) Midwest Dominates EPA Smart Growth Awards (American City & Country) Anti-Gentrification Activists in San Francisco Seattle Protest Google Microsoft Bus (Atlantic Cities) Active Trans […]

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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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Obama Urges Action on Infrastructure But Fails to Mention High-Speed Rail (The Hill) Chicago Mag Sits Down with Post-Cabinet LaHood NYC, SF, and Boston Top List of Best U.S. Cities for Public Transit (NRDC Switchboard) Why Has Seattle’s Transit Score Dropped? (Seattle Times) L.A. Times: Bullet Train Will Lead California to Green Future $4B in Development Planned Along […]