Today’s Headlines

  • Who Killed a Federal Inquiry Into America’s Sky-High Transit Construction Costs? (Vox)
  • CityLab Looks at How Trump’s Budget Is Bad for Bicycling
  • Trump Budget Cuts Transit Funding, But Leaves Door Open for Maryland’s Purple Line (WaPo)
  • Boston Launches Pilot for All-Door Boarding Along Silver Line Bus (Next City)
  • Denver Suburb Paid Lots of Money to Offer Free Lyft Rides to Light Rail and Barely Anyone Used It (Denverite)
  • MARTA Ridership Drops After I-85 Reopens, Allowing Atlantans to Sit in Gridlock Alone (WABE)
  • BikePGH: Failed Pittsburgh Mayoral Candidates Show That Bashing Bikes Is a Vote Loser (Post-Gazette)
  • Boston Globe Continues Series on Pesky Pedestrians, Discovers Police (Rightly) Don’t Care About Jaywalking
  • That Old Canard? Baltimore NIMBYs Claim Protected Bike Lanes Block Emergency Vehicles (WBAL)
  • 50-Bike, 10-Station Bike-Share Launches in Roanoke, Virginia (Roanoke Times)

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Rep. Denham Vows to Keep Blocking California Bullet Train (The Hill) LaHood Heading to Detroit for Light-Rail Announcement  (Detroit Free Press, AP) In D.C., LaHood Says “Things Look Good” for Silver Line Loan (Transpo Nation) More Gas Tax Talk As States Grapple With Budget Woes: PA, MI, NH, WY… Kansas City to Vote Today on Moving Funds to Multi-Modal […]

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More Problems for Seattle’s Tunnel-Digging Bertha (Next City) Major Changes Could Be in Store for Boston’s Over-Budget Green Line Extension (WBUR) Self-Driving Cars May Get Here Before We’re Ready (NYT) Mother Jones on How Self-Driving Cars Could Revolutionize Public Space California Releases New Guidance on Replacing “Level of Service” With VMT (CP&DR) More Evidence of […]

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Get Ready to Hear More About “ObamaRail” (The Hill) What Would an Infrastructure Bank Look Like? (Miller-McCune) Yet Another Florida Rail Project in Limbo (Transpo Nation) The El Needs an Overhaul (Chicago Reader) San Francisco Transit Riders Paying More for Less (Examiner) Nebraska Pols Clash Over Road Funding (Journal Star) San Antonio Launches Small Bike-Share […]

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Maryland Wants Federal Support for Two Big Light Rail Projects (Baltimore Sun) Pennsylvania Senate Plan Would Raise Gas Tax, Driver Fees (AP) House Dems in Washington State Look at 10-Cent Gas Tax Hike (AP) In Wake of Boston, Transit Systems Beef Up Security: St. Louis, Jersey Mayor’s Budget in Philly Includes Bike-Share (Next City) Florida Signs $195M […]

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There’s a Lot at Stake for High Speed Rail in Today’s Elections (Infrastructurist) Transit Races to Watch Across the Country (Transpo Nation) High Speed Rail Needs to be More than Just Roadkill for Republicans (Boston Globe) Tragedy Doesn’t Prove That the FTA Should Regulate Transit (GGW) Hospitals Get Behind Active Transportation (Bike Portland) Why Having […]