Today’s Headlines

  • After Long Delay, Federal Judge Revokes Environmental Approval for Purple Line (WaPo, WAMU, GGW)
  • Chao Reverses Course, Approves $647 Million for Caltrain Electrification (Mercury News)
  • Congressional Progressive Caucus Floats Wishful $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan (Hill)
  • Rumored Trump Infrastructure Plan Would Streamline and Trim Federal Environmental Approvals (Hill)
  • Baltimore Bus Riders Less Than Thrilled About Navigating Upcoming Bus Network Redesign (Sun)
  • Ford Dumps CEO Mark Fields for Jim Hackett, Its Autonomous Vehicles Chief (NYT 1, 2)
  • Scott Walker Brags About Stopping Milwaukee Transportation Projects, Says Gas Tax Hike Not Necessary (WSAW)
  • It’s Almost Like the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority Doesn’t Want People Riding Its Buses (The Blade)
  • House Bill for Philadelphia Pilot Speed Camera Project Slated for Committee Vote (BCGP)
  • Check Out Photos from Portland’s First Open Streets Event of the Season (BikePortland)

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Mark your calendar, ’cause the Senate climate bill hearings start on Oct. 27 (Politico) Some states are declining to post road signs that note when projects are being funded by federal stimulus money (NYT) Breaking down the Kerry-Graham op-ed on climate cooperation — is it really a "game-changer" or just a sign of unnecessary compromises […]

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Hillary Clinton Lays Out $275B Infrastructure Plan (NYT, The Atlantic) Meanwhile, Congress Slogs Through Its Legislative Process (National Journal) Chuck Schumer Vows to Retain Northeast Transit Funds (WRVO) U.S. Traffic Deaths Are on the Rise This Year (Boston.com) Gabe Klein on L.A’s Transportation Future (Streetsblog LA) How Bike-Share Is Changing the Urban Environment (HuffPo) WaPo Gives Everything You Need to Know About […]

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Trump’s Hazy Plan to Create an Infrastructure Task Force (WaPo) New York Times Examines Ben Carson’s “Warped” Views on Housing Uber Admits Its Self-Driving Cars Have Problems With Bike Lanes (Guardian) U.S. Mayors Vow to Stay Strong on Climate Change (Governing) With Federal Funds, Gulf Coast Rail Set for Revival (The Advocate) Amtrak’s Northeast Upgrades Will Depend on Trump […]

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GOP Leaders Aren’t Raring to Enact Trump’s Infrastructure Plan (Politico) Madrid to Ban Cars From Its Central Street, Gran Via (CityLab) Foxx Wants Trump to Finish Regulatory Framework for Self-Driving Cars (The Hill) U Minnesota Ranks Cities for Job Accessibility by Transit Bus Ridership Declines Among American Immigrants (CityLab) Study Links Road Pollution to Dementia (Mother Jones) LA’s in a Transit Golden Age […]

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APTA Asks Trump For Its Typical Slice of the Infrastructure Pie (The Hill) How the Push for Quick Infrastructure Could Affect Environmental Regs (Governing) In Detroit Today, Trump Expected to Reconsider Emissions Standards (Detroit News) St. Louis, Dallas Press Washington for Transit Funding (MissouriNet, Dallas News) Tech Bros Feel the Uber, Lyft Void at Austin’s SXSW (Slate) The Results of Bay Area’s Transit Incentive […]