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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Schumer Bill Would Restore Maximum Transit Tax Benefit (AP) Dallas City Council Shows Support for $1B in Downtown Transit Boosts (AP, D Mag) California’s New Tax-Increment Financing Could Bring Billions for Infrastructure (Gov Exec) Why Cincinnati Is Going Low With Streetcar Fare (Cincinnati Biz Courier) Foxx in South Dakota With Thune, the Likely New Transportation Committee Chief (AP, Politico) […]

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The Hill Expects Elaine Chao to Sell Trump’s Infrastructure Bill to Congress You Know the Women’s March Was Bigger Than the Inauguration Thanks to Metro Ridership (Politico) Trump Promptly Purges Climate Change References From White House Site (NYT) City Mayors Prepare for Climate Change Fight (ThinkProgress) New Haven’s Highway Conversation Will Reconnect Neighborhoods (Next City) How Will […]

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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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The Battles of Blue Cities vs. Red States (Atlantic) States with Most Traffic Deaths Went for Trump in 2016 (Salon) After More Than a Year, DC Metro Chief’s Job Hasn’t Gotten Any Easier (WaPo) Boston vs. Atlanta: Cycling Edition (Bicycling) Industries Divided on Pace of Self-Driving Car Rollout (Seattle Times) Solo Car Commuting on the Rise in Denver […]