Today’s Headlines

  • Seattle and Los Angeles Transit Agencies Speak Out Against Trump’s Transit Cuts (MyNorthwest, Urbanist)
  • Missing in Reuters Story About Uber-Riding City Dwellers Who Go Car-Free: Any Mention of Transit
  • People Love Talking About Them, But Self-Driving Cars Do Not Yet Exist and Are Far in the Future (Economist)
  • Hampton Roads Transit Death Spiral: Ridership Drops, Pols Ask How Quickly They Can Cut Routes (Virginian-Pilot)
  • SC Lowcountry Needs to Build, Not Talk About, Streets Safe for Walking and Bicycling (Post and Courier)
  • After Blaming Crash Victims, Boston’s Mayor Announces Year-Round Bike-Share Expansion (Globe)
  • Bike-Share System Launches in Louisville With 305 Bicycles (Courier-Journal)
  • Virginia Regional Planning Organization Puts Final Nail in Coffin for Bypass Highway (Charlottesville Tomorrow)
  • Pennsylvania DOT Changes Onerous Rule That Stalled Bike Lanes Across the State (BCGP)
  • Clever Denver Transit Planning Tool Asks Public How to Spend Transit Funds Most Efficiently (TransitCenter)
  • AMH

    After referring to TNCs as “ride services” for most of the piece, Reuters slips up and calls them “ridesharing” toward the end. It’s amazing that they can talk about someone going car-free in NYC without mentioning the subway.

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Report Recommends BRT For NYC As Hedge Against Future Storms (Transpo Nation) LA Targets Infrastructure Repair With New Property Tax Measure (LAT) How DC Came to Be the Undisputed King of U.S. Bike-Sharing (Slate) DC Wants It All: Transit, Bikes, Traffic Management and Road Widening (WaPo) More Noise Pollution, Please: How to Save Pedestrians From […]

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Janette Sadik-Khan: The Bike Wars Are Over, and the Bikes Won (NY Mag) Boston Transit OKs Fare Hike Amid Protests (Boston.com) How Uber and Lyft Can Help Transit Agencies (Brookings) States Start Prepping for Driverless Cars (Governing) St. Paul’s Varied Paths for Transit-Oriented Development (The Line) Governing: BRT’s Not as Sexy as Light Rail, But Don’t […]

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Retiring Amtrak CEO Foresees “More Robust” Rail System (WBUR) Boston Eyes Income-Based Discounts for Transit Riders (Boston Globe) California Governor Steers Rising Cap-and-Trade Funds Toward Transit, Affordable Housing (Gov Tech) Seattle Times Shares Details of Peter Rogoff’s Three-Year Contract for “Non-Stop Work” on Sound Transit Why Aren’t the Feds Working on a National Policy for Driverless Cars? (Gizmodo) […]

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Mayors to Washington: Infrastructure Spending Might Help Consumer Confidence (NPR) Bicycling Advocates Respond to Congressional Threats to Transportation Enhancements (NPR) Rand Paul: Bike Paths = Squirrel Sanctuaries = Craziness (ThinkProgress) More on Obama’s Speech on Jobs, Infrastructure (Transportation Nation) Google Transit Credited with 20% Increase in Bus Ridership in Clemson, SC (Post-Courier) 10 Ways Colleges […]

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