Today’s Headlines

  • GOP-Controlled State Legislature Wants Veto Power Over Twin Cities Light Rail (Star Tribune, MinnPost)
  • How Segregation Turned Richmond’s World-Class Transit Into a Sad Shell of Its Former Self (Richmond Mag)
  • Sacramento Police Still Don’t Know Their Anti-Pedestrian Laws, Weeks After Brutal Arrest (Capital Public Radio)
  • Elon Musk Drops Automated Bus Idea: “I Don’t Know If the Bus Thing Really Makes Sense” (Verge)
  • One Lesson to Take From Bridj’s Demise: “Microtransit” Apps Should Partner with Transit Agencies (CityLab)
  • Maryland’s Purple Line Boosters Sick of Waiting for Federal Judge to Rule on Environmental Approvals (WAMU)
  • Bike-Share Coming to Manchester, NH (Union Leader), New Haven (Independent), Charleston, SC (Post and Courier)
  • Someone Shot Another Person Over a Parking Spot at a Miami-Dade Park (Miami Herald, CBS 4)
  • The Urbanist Launches Its Fifth Annual Quest to Determine the Worst Intersection in Seattle
  • A Look Back at the Plan Robert Moses Devised for Portland in 1943 (Oregonian)

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T4A: Feds Need to Rethink How They Want States to Measure Congestion Austin Unveils 10-Year Transportation Plan Calling for Bus Rapid Transit (Business Journals) Famed Sports Writer Peter King Called Out for Driving in the Bike Lane (Deadspin) Charlotte Considers Adding a Protected Bike Lane (Charlotte Observer) Under-Construction Sound Transit Light Rail Package Is 86 Percent […]

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Feds to Oversee Safety of Local Transit Systems (The Hill) Funds for Canceled Red Line Can’t Be Used for Other Baltimore Projects (Progressive RR) If Houston’s Major Bus Overhaul Works, It Could Be a Model for Car-Addicted Cities (Chron, Daily Beast) Cuomo Continues to Balk Over Hudson River Tunnel Project (AP) Miami Takes Transportation Lessons from Denver (Miami […]

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Governors Don’t Expect Trump to Follow Through on Infrastructure Spending Talk (McClatchy, Hill) Caltrain Buys Time on Electrification While Waiting on Feds (SF Examiner) Indianapolis Approves Tax for Major Transit Expansion (Indy Star) Seattle Tops Nation in Growth of Transit Ridership (Seattle PI) Sacramento Wants to Shake Up Its 30-Year-Old Bus System (Sac Bee) Hawaii Senators Shoot […]

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In Transpo Conference Committee, All Eyes on the Kids in the Back of the Room (Fox News) More Signs That Builders and Developers Are Reversing 60 Years of Sprawl (USA Today) Congress Ponders Elimination of Bicycle Commuting Census Info (LAB) Think Gas Is Expensive? Think Again (HuffPo) U.S. DOT Awards $5.1 Million Bus Rapid Transit […]

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Fare Hikes, Service Cuts, and Layoffs in DC Metro’s Proposed Budget (WaPo) American Prospect: For Next President, Greatest Challenge Will Be Infrastructure Will the Private Sector Take Over Public Transit? (Atlantic) Slate: How Zillow Ruined Urban Planning’s “Trick or Treat Test” Car-Centric Atlanta Considers New Transit Future (CS Monitor) Virginia Beach Faces Major Light Rail Vote […]

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A Year After BP Spill, Congress Still Tussling Over Drilling, Hasn’t Changed a Single Law (WaPo, MoJo) GOP Fundraises Off Ryan Budget Despite Its Unpopularity (The Hill, Politico) Republican Governors Quietly Accept Federal Money While Attacking Spending (TPM) Minnesota Tests Out Vehicle-Miles-Traveled Fee (KARE) Charleston I-526 Controversy Underscores Problems With State Infrastructure Bank (The Nerve) […]