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  • LA Times Backs State Bill to Follow NYC’s Lead and Reform Outdated Pedestrian Signal Laws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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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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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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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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Obama Says He Will Sign Transportation Bill (The Hill) House to Vote Thursday on $305 Billion Transportation Bill (The Hill) Mayors Making Commitments to “Resilience” for COP21 (Next City) DC Ranked Fourth Best City for Transit (WUSA 9) Is Georgia Ready to Leave Behind Its Historic Anti-Transit Position? (AJC) The Stranger Outlines Seattle’s “Big” Plans […]

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California High-Speed Rail Delayed for Four Years (Politico) N+1 Explores the Ethical Dimensions of Automated Cars SF Pitches Anthony Foxx $149 Million Plan for Autonomous Buses (Examiner) An Urbanizing Suburb Points to Shift in the Twin Cities (Star Tribune) Wall Street Journal: Post-Recession City Boom Slowing; USA Today: Big Cities Continue to Grow Raleigh Okays Plan for 10 […]