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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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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Boston Investigates Runaway Red Line Train (Boston Globe) Atlanta’s Ambitious Streetcar Plan Could Cost Billions (AJC) Gizmodo: Banning Cars From Urban Centers Would BE Great for Climate Anti-Toll Groups See New Transpo Bill as Victory (Land Line) Transpo Bill Increases Cap on Amtrak Payments to Families of Train Crash Victims (WaPo) Amtrak CEO Announces Retirement (Progressive Railroading) […]

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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 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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Hartford BRT Debuts in Connecticut (Hartford Courant) Foxx, Shuster Work Together on Transpo Funding Quagmire (The Hill) DC Mayor Sticks With Streetcar, But There’s a Lot of Work Ahead (WaPo) St. Paul Lays Out Ambitious Plans for Biking (MPR News) Nashville’s Mayoral Hopefuls Take on Transit After Death of BRT (Tennessean) Boston’s Bike Director Departs for Seattle […]

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Data From Feds Confirm the Rise in Demand for Central Cities (WaPo) The Guardian Has a Rather Paranoid Take on Sidewalk Labs’ Work in Columbus and Elsewhere Philly, Nashville, Spokane, and Ramsey County Named Winners of DOT Design Challenge (E Turbo News) In Philly, Feds Will Help Reimagine Vine Street Expressway (Inquirer) Study: Homes Near Seattle Light Rail Command a Premium (Seattle Times) […]