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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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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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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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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Editorials: Infrastructure Funding Bill Failed Because GOP Put Millionaires Before Jobs (NYT, FT) Republicans Use Highway Bill to Counter Obama on Infrastructure (Hill) Obama Meets with Transportation Advocates to Discuss Federal Funding for Infrastructure (T4A) Maryland State Senate President Promises to Raise Gas Tax (Baltimore Sun) How Car Commuting Costs – in a Handy Chart (TreeHugger) […]

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Budget Compromise Guts Obama’s High-Speed Rail Plan (NYT, Transpo Nation) Uncertainties Loom for California Bullet Train (Mercury News, LAT) Florida Gov. Scott  Claims Credit for Cut (The Hill) In Another Blow to Transit, Cincinnati Streetcar Axed (Reuters) Debate Brews Over Earthquake-Damaged Seattle Highway (Infrastructurist) Earmark Ban Saved $10 Billion (TPM) The ABCs of Getting a Crosswalk […]

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Bad news for Big Oil in the White House budget, which seeks to axe $36.5B in subsidies — but will Congress go along? (TNR’s The Vine) That $100m jobs bill, including infrastructure, that the White House is hoping for? It might look considerably smaller once the Senate acts, perhaps this week (Politico) Georgia political heavyweights […]