Today’s Headlines

  • Trump Tries to Convince Investors His Infrastructure Plan Is Legit (Reuters)
  • Boston’s Green Line Cleared to Award Construction Contracts This Fall (Boston Globe)
  • Bertha Is Almost Done Boring Seattle’s Big, Expensive, Wasteful Highway Tunnel (Seattle Times)
  • Seattle Moves to Curb the Power of NIMBY Homeowners (NextCity)
  • Study: One in Four Drivers Who Crash Were Using the Phone (Boston Globe)
  • Why Are People Leaving American Cities Like New York? (The Atlantic)
  • Under Pressure, Grand Rapids Backs Down, Decides Not to Ban Downtown Parking Lots (Mlive.com)
  • Car Demand Collapse Threatens Trump’s Plans to Revive Auto Factories (Bloomberg)

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Is 2015 Deadline Feasible for Automated Rail Safety System? (The Hill, LA Times) Star-Telegram: Federal Funds Could Be “Light at End of Tunnel” for TEX Rail California High-Speed Rail Agency to Appeal Court Ruling (Fresno Bee) Bike/Ped Infrastructure Gets Boost in Pittsburgh and Charleston (Tree Hugger) Dispute Over Boston Commuter Rail Deal Heads to Court (Boston […]

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How MARTA’s Newest CEO Changed Course for the Struggling System (Gov Tech) Students Worldwide Use Their Own Two Feet for Walk to School Day Foxx Ferries Across the Puget Sound, as Washington Seeks Future Funds (Seattle Times) The Strong Towns Message Is Going Nationwide (StarTrib) Light Rail Still on for South Jersey Despite Setback With Feds (NJ.com) Nashville […]

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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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House Vote on Amtrak Bill Expected Today, After Bump Back (The Hill) D.C. Faces Continued Logjam of Local Transit Projects (WaPo) Phoenix Voters Will Decide on Tax Hike for Transpo (AZ Central) Highlights of the New “Move Seattle” 1o-Year Plan (Seattle Transit Blog) Boston-Area Transit May Need $6.7B in Upgrades (Boston Globe) California High-Speed Rail […]

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Clinton vs. Trump on Infrastructure (The Hill) White House Expands Smart Cities Focus Aging U.S. Transit Systems to See Rise in Federal Funding (WSJ) Paris Bans Vehicle Traffic Along Seine Riverbank (Guardian) Lower Speed Limits Approved in Seattle (Seattle Times) In Boston, Advocates Push for Late-Night Bus Service (Boston Globe) The Success Story of Denver Transit (WSJ) Majority of […]

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Some Cities And Counties Are Letting Transit Slide, Hoping Uber Will Fill the Gap (Slate) CA Regulators Halt Uber Autonomous Vehicle Pilot in SF After Car Runs Red Light Into Crosswalk (electrek) Auto Sales Slumping (WSJ) In 35 Years, Boston Parking Meter Prices Have Gone Up 25 Percent, Transit Fares 275 Percent (Globe) Detroit Debuts Plans for […]