Today’s Headlines

  • Mired in Scandal, Trump Again Promises Plan That Marries Tax Reform and Infrastructure (Economist via Hill)
  • Detroit’s New Streetcar Opens Today, But the Real Success Story Is Its Bus Turnaround (TransitCenter)
  • Instead of Repairing I-85, Atlanta Should Have Torn It Down Instead (Curbed)
  • John Norquist: Cities Should Unshackle Themselves From Federal Money and Pursue Urban Policies (Urban Milwaukee)
  • Why Don’t Road Expansions Get the Same Scrutiny as Transit Expansions? (Streets.mn)
  • Kalamazoo Complete Street Advocates Give New Roundabout Design a D+ for Cyclists and Pedestrians (MLive)
  • New Philadelphia Law Will Require Developers to Keep Sidewalks Open During Construction (CBS Philly)
  • Columbus Dispatch Convinced Downtown Needs More Parking, Not Transit, to Grow
  • Study Looks at Ways to Improve Bicycling, Walking and Shuttles to South Denver Light Rail Stations (Denver Post)
  • BikePortland Wonders Whether It’s Time for More Bus Lanes in Oregon’s Largest City
  • The ‘article’ about I-85 is very much clickbait, with no reporting behind it, and should not be disseminated.

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One More Congressman Comes Out for Gas tax Increase (Sun Sentinel) SSTI Review: Caltrans “Acting Too Much as Highway Dept., Not Mobility Dept.” (Streetsblog SF, SacBee) Not Kidding: South Carolina DOT Director Resigns After DUI Arrest (Myrtle Beach Online) TxDOT Studying Rail Expansion Options in Texas and Oklahoma (Killeen Daily Herald) Huge Data Dump Supports […]

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Looks Like Senate Will Be Working for the Weekend on Transpo Bill (Roll Call) House, Senate Republicans Headed for Showdown (The Hill) Anthony Foxx Sits Down with Politico Foxx Particularly Bullish on Southeast Rail (Fast Lane) Streetsblog’s Ben Fried on Why We Should Knock Down Urban Highways (Politico) Study: Transit Access Not a Primary Factor in […]

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Wyden Offers Short-Term Funding Plan; Corker Calls It “Complete Sham” (Roll Call, Transport Topics) Charlotte Magazine Profiles Anthony Foxx Offering Test Drives to Congress, Shuster Touts Driverless Cars (Roll Call) Tysons Corner Waits Impatiently for Silver Line (NYT) APTA Pitches Aggressive Growth for Transit Funding (Progressive Railroading) Denver Becomes the West’s Model for Transit Expansion (CityLab) Detroit City […]

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Washington Post Readers Suggest Five Additional “Sorry” Local Bus Stops Cleveland Weighs Kicking Buses Off Public Square (Plain Dealer) In Search of Alternatives to Urban Sprawl in Detroit (Model D) Detroit Seeks to Create Walkable “Pink Zones” (Detroit News) TreeHugger: No More Helmetsplaining Both Political Parties Call for More Infrastructure Spending (Reuters) Some Guy Thinks Self-Driving Cars […]

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Paris Implements Alternate-Day Driving Restrictions Because Smog Matters to Voters (Reuters) As MAP-21 Winds Down, Rep. Hanna Tries to Tack State Infrastructure Banks Onto It (Little Falls Times) Washington Post Editorial: SNCF Should Build Purple Line Despite Holocaust Past Even the “Concern for Bicyclists’ Safety” Trick Wasn’t Enough to Stop King Street Bike Lane (WTOP) Gov. […]