Today’s Headlines

  • Congress Not Excited About White House Idea to Toll Existing Interstates (Hill)
  • Trump’s Plan to Privatize Infrastructure Has Wall Street Eyeing Highways and Airports (Bloomberg)
  • European Firms Race to Develop Self-Driving Transit Vehicles (NYT)
  • Philly Has a Vision Zero Goal — Now What Will It Take to Eliminate Traffic Deaths? (Philly.com)
  • Georgia House Commission Could Look at Integrating Atlanta’s Fragmented Transit System (AJC)
  • Minnesota’s Transportation Deal Kicks Twin Cities Transit Funding Shortfall Down the Road (MPR)
  • New Orleans-Area Business Group Backs Gas Tax Hike, Focuses on Highway Expansion (Advocate)
  • Virginian-Pilot Asks Whether Norfolk’s New Bike Lanes Will Have Staying Power
  • Increasingly, Downtown Akron Residents Are Going Car-Free (WKSU)
  • How Good Public Spaces Are Bringing Street Life Back to Downtown Detroit (Free Press)

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House Scrutinizes Amtrak’s Progress on Strategic Plan (Transpo Issues Daily) Legislation Clears Path for Transit Progress in Detroit (MLive, Detroit News) Mica: “I Will Continue to Help Shape National Transportation Policy” (Orlando Sentinel) With Narrow Defeat of Transit Measure, Pierce County, WA, Will See Cuts (News Tribune) Tampa Mayor Unveils Plan for More Livable Downtown […]

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Sac Bee: House GOP Throws Transit Under a Bus Seven Fatal Flaws in the House Highway Bill (Center for Amer. Progress) Alon Levy Takes a Closer Look at House’s Bad Bill Trucking and Railroad Industries Call Truce, Support House Bill (Bloomberg) White House Backs Senate Transpo Bill (Hill) America Has 40 Million McMansions That Nobody […]

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House Passes Transpo Funding Bill That Starves Transit, Amtrak (Committee, The Hill) Highways & Transit Chair Confident Congress Will Pass a 5-Year Bill This Year (BizJournal) Rep. Shuster Warms to Obama’s Idea of Funding Infrastructure With Repatriated Funds (DC Velocity) Free Transit, No Parking at Pan Am Games in Toronto (CBC) WI Senate Republican Says Gov. Walker’s Road […]

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House Reconvenes Today, and Transportation Bills Abound (Politico) Rep. Aaron Schock Says House Vote on 5-Year Highway Bill Could Come Next Month (JournalStar) Bike Companies Expect Boost From Obama’s “Insourcing” Initiative (BikePortland) Iowa Gas Tax Increase Has Bipartisan Support (Muscatine Journal) Pro-Transit Trend in Bipartisanship May Be Spreading to Indiana, Too (IndyStar) LaHood Defends Tax […]

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Obama Says He Will Sign Transportation Bill (The Hill) House to Vote Thursday on $305 Billion Transportation Bill (The Hill) Mayors Making Commitments to “Resilience” for COP21 (Next City) DC Ranked Fourth Best City for Transit (WUSA 9) Is Georgia Ready to Leave Behind Its Historic Anti-Transit Position? (AJC) The Stranger Outlines Seattle’s “Big” Plans […]

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Foxx Visits Florida on Grow America Tour Before Joining Biden in SC (Tallahassee.com, The Hill) It Could Take Another Month for Boston Transit to Get Back to Normal (NYT) Texas High-Speed Rail Firm Reveals Preferred Route (Texas Trib) Sacramento Streetcar Wins Support From Downtown Property Owners (Sac Bee) Grand Rapids’ BRT Success Could Be Model […]