Today’s Headlines

  • Trump Budget Director: Infrastructure Plan Is Actually $200 Billion, Won’t Be Ready Until Autumn (Bloomberg)
  • James Ray, Bush-Era US DOT Official, Returns to Agency as Senior Advisor on Infrastructure (Hill)
  • Greenspan: Feds Can’t Afford Infrastructure Spending, Should Cut Social Security and Medicare Instead (CNBC)
  • Meanwhile: Indiana GOP Agrees on 10-Cent Gas Tax Increase, Opens Door to Interstate Tolls (Indy Star)
  • Study: Tech Firms Stand to Benefit If They Move Closer to Silicon Valley’s Caltrain Stations (SF Chron)
  • WMATA GM: Metro Needs New Regional Revenue Source to Generate $500 Million Annually (WAMU)
  • Gov. Larry Hogan, Who Cancelled Baltimore’s Red Line, Blasts Judge Holding Up Suburban Purple Line (WTOP)
  • Wind Turbines to Power Seattle Light Rail; Gasoline to Continue to Power Almost All Automobiles (Seattle Times)
  • San Diego Union-Tribune Offers Advice to Team Trump on How to Kill California HSR
  • This Scranton-Area Official May Be the Most Anti-Bike Politician Imaginable (Times-Tribune, Fox 56)

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Trump Tries to Convince Investors His Infrastructure Plan Is Legit (Reuters) Boston’s Green Line Cleared to Award Construction Contracts This Fall (Boston Globe) Bertha Is Almost Done Boring Seattle’s Big, Expensive, Wasteful Highway Tunnel (Seattle Times) Seattle Moves to Curb the Power of NIMBY Homeowners (NextCity) Study: One in Four Drivers Who Crash Were Using the Phone […]

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It’s Official: Trump Taps Ben Carson and His Non-Existent Housing Experience to Run HUD (Politico) Whatever Trump Does, Mayors Will Act on Climate Change (Scientific-American) Seattle Is Building a Lot of Apartments But Not a Lot of Parking Spots (Seattle Times) LaHood and Rendell Pitch Infrastructure Spending in The Hill Feds Target Sleep Apnea in Wake of Hoboken […]

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Far-Right Freedom Caucus Expected to Play Key Role in Infrastructure Fight (The Hill) NatGeo Keeps a Running Tally of How Trump Is Changing the Environment Seattle Sales Tax for Transit Takes Effect; Bike-Share Goes Kaput (Seattle Times, Bicycling) DC Tries to Involve Whole Region in “Vision Zero” Effort (WaPo) Atlanta Transit Braces for More Riders After I-85 Collapse […]

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Clinton vs. Trump on Infrastructure (The Hill) White House Expands Smart Cities Focus Aging U.S. Transit Systems to See Rise in Federal Funding (WSJ) Paris Bans Vehicle Traffic Along Seine Riverbank (Guardian) Lower Speed Limits Approved in Seattle (Seattle Times) In Boston, Advocates Push for Late-Night Bus Service (Boston Globe) The Success Story of Denver Transit (WSJ) Majority of […]

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Trump’s Empty Rhetoric on Infrastructure Has Been Exposed (NYT) Transit Industry and Rail Advocates Blast Trump’s Budget (Progressive Railroading) In Chicago, Cycling Enforcement Discriminates Against Black People on Bikes (Chicago Trib) WaPo: Trump Demonizes Cities Because They’re a Threat to His Agenda Seattle Spends More on New Transit Than Any U.S. City (Seattle Times) How the White House Could Derail […]

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Work Going on Behind the Scenes on Trump’s $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan (The Hill) Trump Team Wants to Use Arbitration to Speed Infrastructure Projects (Reuters) If the EPA Eases Emission Standards, California’s Prepared for a Fight (SF Chronicle) Seattle Will Replace Elevated Highway With Highway Tunnel + 8-Lane Surface Speedway (Seattle Times) Detroit’s M1 Rail to […]