Today’s Headlines

  • Trump Considers Borrowing Big for Infrastructure, Tying It to Healthcare (WaPo, The Hill)
  • Another Idea: Trump’s Billionaire Friends Could Steer Infrastructure (CNNMoney)
  • Amtrak Knew of Defect Before Penn Station Derailment; Christie Withholds Payments (NYT, Bloomberg)
  • California Clears Tax Hikes for Transportation Plan (AP)
  • Proposed Amtrak Cuts Target Trump Country (Seattle PI)
  • In Honolulu, Lawmakers Approve $1.2B for Beleaguered Rail Project (Hawaii News Now)
  • Los Angeles Offers Employers Discounts for Bike-Sharing (KPCC)
  • Sadik-Khan on Nashville Transit: “Just Do It” (Nashville Biz Journal)
  • New Mural Gives Bike-Oriented Perspective of Salt Lake City (SL Trib)
  • What’s Behind the Driving Downturn? (CityLab)

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Court Denies Amtrak Regulatory Powers Over Competitors (The Hill) Feds Grant $25 Million For Rail Infrastructure Upgrades (OH&S) Do NJ Rail Riders Pay the Highest Fares in U.S.? (NJ.com) New Buildings Near Chicago’s L Line Geared Mostly to Affluent Residents (Chicago Trib, Streetsblog Chi) Maryland Purple Line Proponents Push for Public/Private Partnership to Build It (MC Sentinel) […]

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What Trump Can and Can’t Do with Obama’s Climate Change Regs (NYT) Big-City Mayors Grapple With New President (Governing) A Look at the Infrastructure Projects Governors Want Trump to Fund (WaPo) Rural Millennials Are Still All About Driving — But They Have No Choice (Wired) Amtrak Engineer in Philly Crash Tested Positive for Marijuana (The Hill) Where Tech […]

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The New York Times Published Someone’s Sick Fantasy About “Trump-Sized” Infrastructure LA Times: Can Buy America Work for California High-Speed Rail? Amtrak CEO on New Trains, Safety, and Trump (CBS) Detroit Officials Try to Figure Out Why Local Transit Tax Failed (Detroit News) Nebraska Senator May Be on Shortlist for Trump’s DOT (KETV) Atlanta’s Transit Divide Deepens After Election (WABE) […]

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Senate Bill Calls for Infrastructure Bank (The Hill) If Cincinnati Streetcar Dies, Feds Want Their Money Back (Cincinnati Biz Courier) Austin Bike-Share to Launch Next Month (Austin Chron) Repurposing Parking Garages for a Carless Future (Atlantic Cities) Bike League Announces 17 New Bike-Friendly Universities Will Amtrak Have to Cut Out the Wine and Cheese? (The Hill) […]

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Trump Talks Infrastructure With the Times, Knows Nothing About Transit At the Moment, an “Infrastructure Bill” in Washington Is a Fantasy (Brookings) St. Louis Voters Okay Metrolink Expansion, Shoot Down MLS Stadium (St. Louis Public Radio) It Sure Looks Like the Car Insurance Industry Discriminates Against People of Color (ProPublica) Tulsa Will Use a Combined Pass […]

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Nashville Mayor Puts the Brakes on BRT (Nashville Post) Major Expansion Planned for NYC’s Citi Bike (Streetsblog NYC) Why Aren’t the California Governor Candidates Talking About High-Speed Rail? (LAT) Amtrak Looks Into Chicago Gridlock (Red Eye Chicago, Plain Dealer) Obama Reportedly Searching for New Auto Safety Chief (Reuters) It’s a Good Bet Maryland’s Purple Line […]