Today’s Headlines

  • Trump’s “Buy America” Order Will Make Infrastructure More Expensive (Vox)
  • Schumer Hasn’t “Heard a Peep” From Trump About Working Together on Infrastructure (NY Daily News)
  • Washington State Will Aim for Zero Pedestrian Deaths (Chinook Observer)
  • Nashville to Require More Developers to Provide Sidewalks (Tennessean)
  • Trump Budget Leads to the Cancellation of Bus Rapid Transit Project in Lansing, Michigan (NextCity)
  • Plan to Build a Light Rail System in Las Vegas Gets Thumbs Up From State Senate (KNPR)
  • Republican Who Voted to Defund Caltrain Project Loses Station in His District (Fresno Bee)
  • Study: Noisiest NYC Neighborhoods Are the Healthiest. The Connection: Walkability? (6sqft)
  • Feds Rule I-70 Widening in Denver Doesn’t Violate Civil Rights (Streetsblog Denver)
  • Slate: Retail “Apocalypse” Could Drag Down the Suburbs

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Chao: “Sale of Government Assets” Could Help Finance Trump Infrastructure Plan (CNBC) Denver Moves Backward by Requiring More Parking for New Housing (Streetsblog Denver, Post, CBS 4) Poll: 54% of Minnesotans Support Taxpayer Funds for Light Rail Expansion, 34% Opposed (Star Tribune) City and State Square Off on How to Fund $3 Billion Gap for Honolulu’s New Rail Line […]

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Paris Implements Alternate-Day Driving Restrictions Because Smog Matters to Voters (Reuters) As MAP-21 Winds Down, Rep. Hanna Tries to Tack State Infrastructure Banks Onto It (Little Falls Times) Washington Post Editorial: SNCF Should Build Purple Line Despite Holocaust Past Even the “Concern for Bicyclists’ Safety” Trick Wasn’t Enough to Stop King Street Bike Lane (WTOP) Gov. […]

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Schumer: Dems Will Work With Trump on Infrastructure But Tax Credits Won’t Cut It (The Hill) Uber Asked a Lot of Pittsburgh for Hosting Self-Driving Car Experiment, Offered Little (QZ) States Backing Away From Suspending Drivers Licenses Over Drug Sentences (NYT) A Look at the Honolulu Rail Project’s Troubled 2016 (Pacific Business News) Atlanta Moves Forward […]

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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 […]

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If Washington Were Rational, Infrastructure Investment Would Be a Slam Dunk (Bloomberg View) MD’s Transpo Funding Plight a Familiar One Across the Nation (Baltimore Sun, Denver Post) Feds Move for States to Have Oversight of Rail Safety (The Hill) What Can Long-Distance Train Travel Teach Us About Great Public Spaces? (Next City) How a 3-Year-Old’s Story Helped […]

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Foxx Warns State DOTs That Funding Could Be Cut Off Soon (The Hill) At HUD, Julian Castro Will Take on Obama’s Climate Work (National Journal) California, Amtrak Back Out of Joint Bid on High-Speed Rail (AP) Proposal to Raise Gas Tax Wins Praise From WaPo, NRDC Switchboard While Gannett Notes Mixed Opinions, and Forbes Sniffs Out a Gimmick in the Funding […]