Today’s Headlines

  • New Jersey, North Texas, Tempe, Alabama Among Places That Would Lose Transit Funding Under Trump Budget
  • LaCrosse, Wisconsin, Doesn’t Want WisDOT’s Highway (NextCity)
  • 97 Percent of U.S. Population Affected by Traffic Noise Pollution (CityLab)
  • Pennsylvania Freezes $2 Billion Boondoggle Highway Project (Herald Standard)
  • Minnesota Republicans Renew Call for Elaine Chao to Cancel Minneapolis Light Rail Project (Star Tribune)
  • Atlanta Mayor Blasts Negative Streetcar Coverage (Journal Constitution)
  • Better Transit, Higher Home Prices (City Observatory)
  • State Farm Continues Moving Thousands of Employees Toward Transit (T4A)
  • Enthusiasm, Political Support Building for Gulf Coast Passenger Rail, But Trump’s Budget Threatens It (T4A)
  • Houston Finally Approves Its Ambitious Bike Plan (Chronicle)

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T4A: Feds Need to Rethink How They Want States to Measure Congestion Austin Unveils 10-Year Transportation Plan Calling for Bus Rapid Transit (Business Journals) Famed Sports Writer Peter King Called Out for Driving in the Bike Lane (Deadspin) Charlotte Considers Adding a Protected Bike Lane (Charlotte Observer) Under-Construction Sound Transit Light Rail Package Is 86 Percent […]

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Democrats Want “Buy America” Provision in Highway Bill (Hill, T4A) What We Can Learn from German Public Transit (WaPo) The Beauty of (and Need for) Good Public Space (NYT) Happy Critical Infrastructure Protection Month! (Transportation Nation) Wyoming Governor Calls for Infrastructure Spending As Some Legislators Push For Cuts (Republic) Charlotte, NC Aims to Fund a […]

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Senators to Push Bipartisan Transportation Bill Through Committee Today (Hill, WaPo) Understanding the Senate Map 21 Transportation Proposal (T4A, BikeLeague) Mica Compromises While Romney Vows to Cut Amtrak if Elected (Hill) Sen. Kirk (R-Ill): HSR is Great, But Only for Distances 300 Miles or Less (Hill) Traffic Makes Us Dumber: Scientists Say Car Exhaust Causes […]

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Republicans May Not Embrace Trump’s Infrastructure Plan (Atlantic) What’s at Stake with Trump’s HUD Pick (CityLab) It’s True: Mica Wants the DOT Gig (The Hill) How Might Trump’s Election Affect LA’s Transit Goals? (KPCC) Election Night Change Views on Federal Takeover of DC Metro (WaPo) In Boston, Complex Battles Over Privatizing Transit (Boston Globe) Transit Advocates Push for Rail […]

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Miles Driven on US Roads Fall to Lowest Levels Since 2003 (USA Today) Treasury Secretary Urges Congress to Pass Infrastructure Legislation (BusinessWeek) Rep. Hoyer Pushes Back on GOP Highway Bill Claims (Hill) Events Across the Country Bring Sense of Urgency to Bridge Repair (T4A) MD Commission Urges Increasing Gas Tax, Other Fees to Fund Transpo […]

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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 […]