Today’s Headlines

  • APTA: Trump’s Transit Cuts Would Jeopardize 1.1 Million Jobs and $38 Billion Worth of Projects (Hill)
  • Nashville Mayor Pushes Transit Funding Plan, Identifies First Light Rail Corridor (Tennessean, Biz Journal)
  • North Carolina’s 18-Mile Durham-Orange Light Rail Clears Another Hurdle (Herald-Sun)
  • This Struggling Arkansas City Wants Trump to Fund a $3 Billion Interstate Highway (NBC News)
  • Detroit’s 430-Bike, 43-Station Bike-Share, Named “MoGo,” to Launch in May (Free Press, News, MLive)
  • SPUR Explains Why California’s Recent Transportation Funding Agreement, Warts and All, Is a Huge Deal
  • California to Allow Autonomous Vehicle Tests Without Drivers (Sac Bee); Carmakers Want More (Reuters)
  • Peter Calthorpe “Deeply Frightened” That Self-Driving Cars Will Turbo-Charge Sprawl (Business Insider)
  • CEO of Architecture Giant Gensler Talks About Designing for a Future With Fewer Parking Garages (Curbed)
  • Journey Back to 1957 and Learn About Syracuse’s Failed “Mr. Jaywalker” Campaign (Syracuse.com)

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New Jersey, North Texas, Tempe, Alabama Among Places That Would Lose Transit Funding Under Trump Budget LaCrosse, Wisconsin, Doesn’t Want WisDOT’s Highway (NextCity) 97 Percent of U.S. Population Affected by Traffic Noise Pollution (CityLab) Pennsylvania Freezes $2 Billion Boondoggle Highway Project (Herald Standard) Minnesota Republicans Renew Call for Elaine Chao to Cancel Minneapolis Light Rail […]

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Obama Proposes $4 Billion for Self-Driving Cars (NYT) … Gizmodo Lays Out Everything You Should Know About That Hawaii Seeks Development Along $6B Honolulu Rail Route (Pacific Biz News) Researchers Find Link Between Bike Infrastructure and Gentrifying Neighborhoods (WaPo) Austin Leaders Want High-Capacity Transit Proposal for Voters (Austin Biz Journal) Who Killed Durham’s Light Rail Project? (Indy Week) Amtrak Studies […]

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Detroit Has a $4.6 Billion Transit Decision to Make (NextCity) Minneapolis Rolls Out Rapid Buses After Five Years of Planning (WCCO) Gainesville’s Bike-Share Not Performing as Well as Expected (WCJB) North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory Asks Legislature to Open Up Funding for Light Rail (News Observer) In Light of Safety Issues, Should D.C. Have Built the Silver Line? […]

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Feds Announce Major Funding for Amtrak’s NJ-NY Gateway Project (CBS Local, Railway Age) NHTSA Issues Recommendations for Driverless Cars (The Hill) Can a Makeover Turn Around America’s Busiest Transit Center? (Good, Atlantic Cities) In California, High-Stakes Trial for High-Speed Rail (Mercury News) Study: Commuters Want Better Transit Tech (Wired) Montgomery County, MD, Gets New Planning […]

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Maryland Cheers Plans for Light Rail Funding (AP) Republican Lawmakers Threaten Amp BRT Money in Nashville (Tennessean) Forbes Chats with Mike Bloomberg About Cities and Climate Change Indiana Transit Advocates Hope for Compromise Legislation (Indianapolis Biz Journal) How Can Cities Get Creative to Disincentivize Driving? (Atlantic Cities) … And Is L.A. Actually Ready for That? (Politico […]

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Ron Klain to Dems: Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Is a Trap — Don’t Fall for It (WaPo) Krugman: And It’s a Privatization Scam (NYT) CityLab Speculates About Trump’s Transpo Secretary Pick Atlanta’s MARTA Expansion Depends a Lot on GOP Officials (AJC) In LA, Transit Tax Victory Shows Broad Frustration With Traffic (LA Times) Seattle Advocates Want Another Rail Vote to […]