Today’s Headlines

  • Trump: “Tax Plan” Is Single Sheet of Paper (CNN); Just Kidding About Linking Taxes and Infrastructure (Hill)
  • Memphis Transit Authority Pitches Bus Overhaul, Begins Push for Transit Funding Referendum (Daily News)
  • Sound Transit Unveils Detailed Timeline for ST3 Rail and Bus Expansion (Seattle Times, KIRO)
  • Local Bigs Ride Detroit’s Woodward Avenue Streetcar Before Its May 12 Grand Opening (Crain’s)
  • Bill to Allow Speed Cams in SF, San Jose Sidelined in State Assembly (Mercury News)
  • Automakers Met Yesterday with Chao and Pruitt as Trump Backtracks on Fuel Efficiency (Reuters)
  • Ford CEO Talks With CityLab About Autonomous Cars and Becoming a “Mobility Company”
  • Former Judge Gets Parking Ticket, Crusades Against Bridgeport’s Plate-Scanning Enforcement (CT Post)
  • Off-Street Parking Mandates Don’t Cure Congestion, They Just Cause More Problems (Market Urbanism)
  • Busting St. Petersburg Police for Jaywalking Exposes Hypocrisy, But Doesn’t Make Anyone Safer (WTSP)

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Former Treasury Sec. Summers: U.S. Must Invest in Infrastructure to Revive Economy (WaPo) Obama Food Desert Initiative Will Help Corner Markets, Not Just Supermarkets (Grist) Chorus Grows for Performance-Based Transportation Funding (National Journal) Bus Safety Administration Wants to Raise the Bar on Intercity Buses (Transpo Nation) The Problem With TTI’s Urban “Mobility” Report (Human Transit) […]

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MARTA Expansion Will Go to Atlanta Voters (Creative Loafing Atlanta) Seattle Transit Expansion Plans Have People Asking “Why So Long?” (KOMO News) DC Metro Turns 40 at a Tumultuous Time (WTOP) Dallas Bus Service Overhaul Takes Different Approach Than Houston (AP) NJ Transit Faces $57M Budget Gap (NorthJersey.com) Study: Chicago Has an Apartment Parking Glut (Chicago Trib) Boise’s New […]

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Trump Preps for Infrastructure Talk, But Congress Is in No Rush (The Hill) In Texas, A Flurry of Bills Threaten High-Speed Rail (Dallas News) Lyft Expands to New Cities … As Uber Does Damage Control (CNN Money) Why Trump’s Attack on California Rail is Concerning (Wired) D.C. Coalition Pushes For Building More Housing By Transit (GGW) America […]

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The New York Times Published Someone’s Sick Fantasy About “Trump-Sized” Infrastructure LA Times: Can Buy America Work for California High-Speed Rail? Amtrak CEO on New Trains, Safety, and Trump (CBS) Detroit Officials Try to Figure Out Why Local Transit Tax Failed (Detroit News) Nebraska Senator May Be on Shortlist for Trump’s DOT (KETV) Atlanta’s Transit Divide Deepens After Election (WABE) […]

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Study: Uber and Lyft Account for 15 Percent of Vehicle Trips in San Francisco (Examiner) How Oslo Is Responding to Backlash Against Its Central City Car Ban (Guardian) Subprime Auto Loans From 2015 May Be Worst Performing Ever (Bloomberg) Study: Reserved Parking Triples Likelihood of Car Ownership (via Science Direct) Can You Guess the City […]

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T4America: What Happens to Your State or City When Transportation Funds Run Out? Connecticut Pumps Up Development Along New Rail, Bus Lines (Hartford Courant) What Can U.S. Cities Learn from Tallin, Estonia’s Free Transit Experiment? (Gov Tech) Development, Streetcar Spur Tucson’s Downtown Growth (Inside Tucson Biz) Is Brain Chemistry Responsible for Car Dependency? (Atlantic Cities) […]