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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Census Shows Population Losses in Cities, Growth in Suburbs (Governing, FiveThirtyEight) Lawmakers See Tax Repatriation as Source of Funds for Infrastructure (The Hill) MD Gov. Larry Hogan Tells Trump Admin About His Pet Road Projects (WaPo) Elaine Chao Talks Trump, Tech, Personal History With USA Today Dallas Can’t Count on Federal Funds for Its Transit Plans (D Mag) Miami Voters Divided on […]

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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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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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Senate Dems to Present “Trump-Size” Infrastructure Plan (WaPo) Chao Gets a Vote Today in Senate Commerce Committee (The Hill) States Fork Over Infrastructure Requests to Trump (Bloomberg) Trump Will Meet With Auto Execs Today (Politico) U.S. DOT to Conduct Civil Rights Review of Maryland Transport Policies (Baltimore Sun) Why Women Should Mobilize for Transit (CityLab) Joe Biden Reflects on […]

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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) […]