Today’s Headlines

  • Today: Trump and CEOs Talk Infrastructure; Chao Meets Elon Musk and Pruitt Meets GM CEO (Hill)
  • Tax Overhaul Could Lead to Infrastructure Money, If Trump Can Navigate Congress (Politico)
  • Building Trades Nervous That Trump Might Strip Federal Prevailing Wage Requirements (McClatchy)
  • Philly and Denver Launch Crowdsourced Maps to Identify Dangerous Street Locations (Next City)
  • Edmonton Begins Installing Grid of Protected Bike Lanes Across Downtown (CBC)
  • City-Backed Downtown Orlando Redevelopment Has a “Car-Last” Mobility Strategy (Sentinel)
  • Nebraska’s Capital City Could Get 100-Bike, 17-Station Bike-Share This Fall (Lincoln Journal Star)
  • China’s Bike-Share Boom Could Be Helped or Hurt by State Regulation (NYT)
  • Streets.mn Looks at the Long History of Efforts to Bring Rail to the Twin Cities
  • Citing Speeding Deaths, Chao Changes DOT Blog Name From “Fast Lane” to “Connections”
  • AMH

    Good on Chao for focusing on intermodal connections and discouraging speeding.

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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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Rahm Emanuel Tells Team Trump How to Sell Its Infrastructure Plan (Chicago Tribune) Trump Meets Atlanta Freeway Arson First Responders, Stumps for Road Spending (AJC) Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Takes Aim at the Scourge of Drunk Pedestrians (WaPo) Instead of Blaming Pedestrians for Fatality Uptick, CNNMoney Examines Dangerous Road Design …But Eastern Washington Reporters and Cops Haven’t […]

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Tennessee Democrat and Friend of Trump Kids Harold Ford May Lead Trump’s DOT (Politico) Pennsylvania Rep Lou Barletta Might Also Get the Transportation Secretary Job (Penn Live) NACTO Releases Post-Election Statement of Values Feds Seek Fixes for Distracted Driving (StarTrib) City Observatory‘s Guide to the Trump Infrastructure Debate How Exactly Does Trump Define “Infrastructure”? (CityLab) Miami’s Transit […]

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Transportation for America on Trump Transit Cuts: “This Is Not a Big City Thing” (Next City) Atlanta Transit Could Lose Out on $3 Billion If Trump Cuts New Starts and TIGER (AJC) Self-Driving Buses: Cool, But Not Yet Cheap (or Tested) Enough to Be a Real Solution (Eno) When It Comes to Access to Transit, Poorer Parts […]

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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 […]