Today’s Headlines

  • Pedestrian Fatalities at Highest Rate in Two Decades (NY Post)
  • Elaine Chao: Trump Infrastructure Plan Coming “This Year” (Washington Examiner)
  • Seattle Files Suit Against Trump’s Sanctuary Cities Executive Order (Office of the Mayor)
  • Boston Reduces Parking Requirements to Address Housing Shortage (Boston Magazine)
  • Atlanta Dad: A Road Diet Could Have Saved My Daughter’s Life (Saporta Report)
  • California Weighing a Gas Tax Increase (Office of the Governor)
  • California Needs Denser Housing, Less Driving to Meet Climate Goals (LA Times)
  • Will Providence Regret Keeping a Divisive Urban Highway? (American Conservative)
  • In Cities With High Rates of Segregation, Everyone Pays a Price (City Observatory)

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Retiring Amtrak CEO Foresees “More Robust” Rail System (WBUR) Boston Eyes Income-Based Discounts for Transit Riders (Boston Globe) California Governor Steers Rising Cap-and-Trade Funds Toward Transit, Affordable Housing (Gov Tech) Seattle Times Shares Details of Peter Rogoff’s Three-Year Contract for “Non-Stop Work” on Sound Transit Why Aren’t the Feds Working on a National Policy for Driverless Cars? (Gizmodo) […]

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Judge Deals Major Blow to California High Speed Rail (AP) Would Transit Agencies Be Better If They Were Non-Profits? (Atlantic Cities) Where Boston Mayoral Hopefuls Stand on Development (Boston Globe) MD Transit Authority Makes Case for Public-Private Partnership on Purple Line (WaPo) Pittsburgh Gains Cred as Top Walking/Biking City (PPS) Hybrid/Electric Bus Maker (and Anthony […]

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Trump Budget Dramatically Cuts Transportation Spending (CityLab) While Unveiling Infrastructure Plan (Politico) Did You Know? Developers Like to Build Housing and Offices Near Transit (NYT) No, Boston Globe, Pedestrians Are Not the Problem Meanwhile in London: Busy City Intersection Open Only to Buses, Bikes, and Pedestrians on Weekdays (Guardian) Atlanta Traffic Is Terrible and Expanding MARTA Is the Only Way […]

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Top Senators Still Sound Confident About a Long-Term Transpo Bill (The Hill) Uber Faces $7M Fine, Suspension in California (CNN Money) Cleveland and Other Midwest Cities See Downtown Surge (Crain’s) A New Generation of Conservative Pundits Are Embracing Smart Urban Planning (Pacific Standard) GBTA Report Looks at Business Traveler Trends, With Uber Overtaking Taxis (USA Today) Across the […]

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More Problems for Seattle’s Tunnel-Digging Bertha (Next City) Major Changes Could Be in Store for Boston’s Over-Budget Green Line Extension (WBUR) Self-Driving Cars May Get Here Before We’re Ready (NYT) Mother Jones on How Self-Driving Cars Could Revolutionize Public Space California Releases New Guidance on Replacing “Level of Service” With VMT (CP&DR) More Evidence of […]

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Pittsburgh Welcomes Uber’s First Driverless Fleet (Bloomberg) California Agency Invests in 14 Transit Projects (Progressive Railroading) Jeff Wood: Regional Transit Agencies Hold Back Transit (City Metric) Railroads Warned Not to Delay on Positive Train Control (Chicago Trib) How a Radical Rethink Boosted Bus Ridership in Houston (CityLab) Former Boston Transit Chief Departs Flailing Honolulu Rail Project (Boston Herald) In New Haven, […]