Today’s Headlines

  • 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 of the DC Region Are Left Behind (WaPo 1, 2)
  • 10 Ways to Know If You Have a Highway Expansion Boondoggle on Your Hands (Frontier Group)
  • Seattle’s Helmet Law Might Not Have Been the Only Thing That Killed Its Bike-Share, But It Didn’t Help (Guardian)
  • Drivers Kill Two on Sidewalks: No Charges in Florida (WFLA); DUI Homicide in Wisconsin (State Journal)
  • City DOTs Are Including Data Collected From Smartphones in Their Street Design Evaluations (GovTech)
  • Fort Lauderdale Kicks Off Parking Policy Study; Will It Get Serious About Pricing? (Sun Sentinel)
  • Protected Bike Lanes Come to Downtown Nashville (NewsChannel 5)

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LaHood to Anti-Rail Governors: No, You Can’t Use the Money for Highways (Reuters) Where Is Support for Transit Strong? Wisconsin and Ohio, If You Look at Ballot Measures (MTR) JetBlue Says Rail Makes More Sense Than Flying for Short Distances (Marketplace) NJ Not Convinced It Needs to Pay DOT Back for Unbuilt ARC Tunnel (AP) […]

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Transpo Cuts Caught in Congressional Crossfire (The Trucker) Women’s Bike Summit Exceeds Wildest Dreams (Bike League) Transit-Oriented Development Threatens Gentrification in DC’s Ward 7 (Transpo Nation) LaHood OK’s Tolling on Virginia’s New Express Lanes (WTOP) If a Big Box Store Sheds Its Big Box, Can It Be a Positive Part of the City? (GGW) LA […]

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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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Will Florida End Up Having to Pay the Feds For Killing HSR? (Florida Times-Union) LaHood Lays Off Restrictions On Hands-Free Car Distractions, Targets Teens (Detroit News, WaPo) Bike Advocates Converge On Washington Amid Concern of Spending Cuts (WaPo) White House Eyes Oil Reserves As Prices Rise (JOC) Janette Sadik-Khan, Under Attack For Re-Distributing Valuable Rights-of-Way […]

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House Cuts to Transit, Amtrak Not Deep Enough for Heritage (The Hill) … These Are the Republicans Who Fought Against Those Cuts (The Hill) Bill Shuster: We Can Pass a Long-Term Transpo Bill This Year If We Lower Corporate Taxes (WABE) State DOTs Rebuffed For Using Wildly Inflated Traffic Forecasts to Justify New Highways (Vox) Gillibrand […]

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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 […]