Today’s Headlines

  • Derek Kan, Trump’s New DOT Policy Chief, Used to Work for Lyft and Mitch McConnell (Reuters)
  • California’s New Taxes to Fund Transportation Are Unthinkable in Congress (Mother Jones)
  • Democrats Tell Trump What They Want If He’s Going to Get Their Votes for Infrastructure (The Hill)
  • West Sacramento to Get 200-Bicycle “Smart Lock” Bike-Share System (Sacramento Bee)
  • Post and Courier: Charleston, S.C., Can’t Wait for BRT and Smart Land Use
  • Streetcar Tracks Are Being Welded Together on Milwaukee Streets (Urban Milwaukee)
  • JSK in North Carolina: “You Guys Have So Much Room to Play With” Wide Streets (Charlotte Observer)
  • Fixing Defective Guardrails: Rearranging Deck Chairs on the Titanic of Road Safety (News Sentinel)
  • Scanning Drivers’ Faces: Could Be Used for Safety, But Mostly Just to Play Favorite Tunes (NYT)
  • Suburban Omaha Lawmaker Fights Against Wider Sidewalks, Because Property Rights (Bellevue Leader)

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MBTA Approves Boston’s Green Line Extension (Globe) Central Florida Will Use Gas Tax Funds for Transit (Fox 35 Orlando) Pre-Construction Work Begins on Albuquerque’s Bus Rapid Transit, Despite Lawsuits (KRQE) Washington Post Scares People Off Their Bikes Austin Chronicle Writer Takes on Victim-Blaming Culture Around Traffic Collisions Buffalo News: Bike Lanes Are Squeezing Drivers Neighborhood Walkability, Body […]

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Walkable Neighborhoods Shouldn’t Be Reserved For Top Earners (Good) State-Local Power Struggles as Intense as Ever (AtlanticCities) Oregon Report Proposes Bicycle User Fee to Generate Revenue for Transpo (BikePortland) After 100 Years in Erie, GE Transportation Will Move Headquarters to Chicago (Tribune) Transit Cuts Hit Poor, Elderly Riders Hardest in Upstate New York (Next American […]

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Housing Policy Neophyte Ben Carson Confirmed as HUD Boss (WaPo) Whatever Happens to the EPA, It’s Important for Cities (CityLab) Milwaukee Groups File Suit Against Highway Expansion (Biz Times) Janette Sadik-Khan Sees “Electric” Energy in Detroit (Detroit Free Press) Anthony Foxx Skeptical of Trump’s Infrastructure Plan (CBS News) WaPo on How NIMBYism Could Kill Infrastructure Ambitions […]

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Columbus, Ohio, Wins $50 Million U.S. DOT “Smart City” Grant (TechCrunch) Sprawling Waukesha, WI, Gets Approval to Pipe Water Out of Lake Michigan (Chicago Tribune) Seattle Times Says City Must Improve Transit, Then Argues for More Studies Philly to Paint Mile-Long Mural on Street Median to “Spruce Up” for DNC (Inquirer) Minneapolis Trying to Beat Portland […]

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SUV Maims Brooklyn Woman (NY Post) No Way One-Way Roundup (Gowanus Lounge) Happiness Is a Two-Way Street (NYT) In New Hampshire, Towns Put Climate on Agenda (NYT) Bronx’s Boulevard of Death (Norwood News, 2nd item) Bill Would Curb Big-Rig Parkers (NY Post) Heavily Used Trains and Smart Growth (NARP) Compstat-Type Model to Monitor Railroads and […]