Today’s Headlines

  • LA Times Backs State Bill to Follow NYC’s Lead and Reform Outdated Pedestrian Signal Laws
  • Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler: “Parking Adds Significantly to the Cost of Affordable Housing” (BikePortland)
  • Parking Undermines “Transit-Oriented” Development Along Light Rail Line (Charlotte Observer)
  • At-Large Atlanta City Councilman Andre Dickens Proposes Creating an Atlanta DOT (Saporta Report)
  • Boston Globe Checks In on Chris Osgood During His Second Year as Boston’s First Chief of Streets
  • Traffic Deaths in Kansas City Skyrocketing, More Families Mourn (Fox 4)
  • If North Carolina Wants to Tackle Air Pollution, It Has to Stop Expanding Highways (News & Observer)
  • OC Register Can’t Wrap Its Head Around Why Rail Transit Is a Good Idea
  • WMATA Isn’t Losing Riders as Quickly as It Had Been, and That Counts as Good News (WaPo)
  • Las Vegas Bike-Share Celebrates 10,000 Rides (Sun)

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Transit Know-Nothing John Mica Could Become the Next U.S. Transpo Secretary (Florida Politics) Trump’s Transpo Transition Pick Is All About Building Roads (Curbed) Transportation Issues to Track During the Lame Duck Session (The Hill) Sound Transit Vows to Move Quickly on the $54B Package Voters Approved (Puget Sound Biz Journal) What $2.8B Could Do for Atlanta Transit (Next City) California High-Speed Rail […]

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North Carolina Lawmakers Vote to Restore Funding for Light Rail (News & Observer) How the Clean Air Act Lengthened Our Lives (NYT) Philly Magazine on Gentrification in the City of Brotherly Love Toddler in Stroller on Sidewalk Killed By Driver in Seattle (Seattle Times) Seven Parking Garages Receive “Green Garage” Certification (Forbes) Seattle’s Plan for Affordable […]

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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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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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Dallas Leaders: 15-Stories of Parking by DART Will “Keep Downtown Healthy” (Dallas Morning News) NYT: Transit Paramount to Fighting Poverty Officials Say Defeat of Michigan’s Roads Tax Proposal Means Conditions Will Get Worse (Detroit News) Cities Make Great Retirement Homes (Next City) Atlanta Beltline Proposal Envisions 50 Miles of Streetcars (Curbed Atlanta) A Prosecutor Explains Why Word Choice — Crash vs. Accident […]

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Connecticut Rail Shutdown Could Mean “Carmaggedon” on I-95 (USA Today, Globe, NYT) Foxx Is a Shoo-In For Transpo Secretary But He’s Not Leaving Anything to Chance (News & Observer) Obama Seeks to Further Fast-Track Infrastructure Project Reviews (White House) Doubling Tripling Quintupling Down on Obama’s Infrastructure Bank Idea (TID) Ways and Means Chair Uses IRS […]