Today’s Headlines

  • Chao to Senate: List of “Principles” Coming Soon (CNN), But Don’t Expect List of Priority Projects (Hill)
  • Former Indy Mayor Stephen Goldsmith Pushes Public-Private Partnerships as Infrastructure Cure-All (Reason)
  • Detroit Streetcar Raises Questions About Role of Business and Foundation Funders (Inside Philanthropy)
  • Robert Puentes: Why Have Transit Systems Across the Country Been Losing Riders? (US News)
  • Dayton Transit Agency Offers Discounted Lyft Rides to Rural Riders Transferring to Buses (Dayton Daily News)
  • St. Louis Alderman Jeffrey Boyd Pushes City to Tackle Deadly Speeding (KSDK)
  • SF Supervisor Wants Delivery Robot Ban: “Sidewalks Are Made for People, Not Robots” (Recode, Wired)
  • Sacramento Will Host Its First Open Streets Event on Sunday (Bee)
  • Grand Forks, ND, Homeowners Protest City’s Push to Build Sidewalks (WDAZ)
  • Columbus, GA, Announces Bike-Share System (WTVM)

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Congress Returns From Summer Recess to a Long To-Do List, Including Transpo (ABC) U.S. DOT Offers Congress a Way to Kick the Can on Transpo Funding (The Hill) “Move Seattle” Is Great, But There’s Another Transit Funding Tool Seattle Is Ignoring (Stranger) Lee City Council Votes to Become First Massachusetts City With Its Own Local Gas […]

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Six Reasons Why Trump’s Infrastructure Plan is in Trouble (WNYC) Rahm Emanuel: Any Infrastructure Plan Without Funding Is “Fairy Dust” (Politico) Construction Stocks Are Still Feasting Off Trump’s Infrastructure Talk (Investors Business Daily) Feds Tell Minnesota Lawmakers Light Rail Funds Can’t Be Transferred to Road Projects (Star Tribune) Uber’s PR Meltdown (The Atlantic) Strong Towns: How […]

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Washington D.C.’s transit system is looking at a budget deficit even if it hikes fares (GGW) Ford gets behind Senate bill to prod states in to banning texting while driving (Det News) Arizona officials acknowledge their state’s era of ‘roads before transit’ is over (AZ Rep) Columbus, Ohio, helping private company bid for stimulus cash […]

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Florida may not be on any official list of high-speed rail finalists, but its congressional delegation is still wooing the White House (TBO.com) Webster’s dictionary names "distracted driving" 2009’s word of the year, to LaHood’s delight (The Swamp, DOT Blog) Small transit systems, such as the bus network in Greeley, CO, hoping to avoid getting […]

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Anthony Foxx Confirmation Process Advances to Full Senate (McClatchy, Bloomberg) Congress Pushes to Make Commuter Tax Benefits Permanent (WaPo) Shuster Gets Frank on Amtrak Vision (E&E Daily) New Spending Formula in NC Could Doom Trains, Sidewalks, Bikes, and Transit (News Observer) Pierce County, WA, Makes Major Bus Cuts (King5) AJC Airs Two Sides of Georgia Passenger […]

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House Looks at Six-Year Transpo Bill, as Blumenauer Pushes for Gas Tax Hike (The Hill) For Paul Ryan, Transpo Bill Could Make for Bumpy First Week as Speaker (NYT) Equity Issues Came to the Forefront at This Year’s “Rail~Volution” (NRDC Switchboard) WaPo: Can Metro’s New GM Fix an Ailing System? BRT Poised to Change the […]