Today’s Headlines

  • Schumer Blasts “Trump Tolls” and Wall Street Infrastructure Privatization (Hill, MarketWatch, CNBC, WaPo)
  • Motor Vehicles, Always Dangerous, Now Being Used as Weapons in Terrorist Attacks (Atlantic)
  • Tysons Corner Metro Ridership Far Below Projections in Part Because It’s Impossible to Walk There (WAMU)
  • DC Metro: An International Cautionary Tale About What Happens When Transit Basics Are Neglected (WaPo)
  • Expanding Park-and-Ride a Poor Way to Boost Transit, But Seattle Times Never Mentions Building Housing Instead
  • Massachusetts Adds Right-Hand “Dutch Reach” to Driver’s Manual in Bid to Reduce Dooring (Boston Globe)
  • Randal O’Toole Issues Twin Cities Report Urging Wider Freeways, Less Transit (Star Tribune)
  • Oklahoma Legislature Raids Transportation Funds to Fill Budget Gap, But Transit Is Spared (Tulsa World)
  • High-Quality Bike Infrastructure Makes a Big Difference in Whether You Hop on Your Bike (Next City)
  • From the Technologist Gimmick Dept.: Toyota Working on “Flying Car” for 2020 Olympics in Tokyo (Quartz)

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Trio of Highway-Focused Lobbying Groups Pressure Congress on Gas Tax (The Hill) Cities Attempt to Bridge the Bike-Share Income Gap (City Lab) Is Nashville BRT 100% Dead? Maybe Not (Nashville Biz Journal) Study: Chicago’s Transit Infrastructure Requires $36B (RT&S) Little-Known Agency Keeps SoCal’s Commuter Rail Running Smoothly (LAT) Tracking D.C.’s Incomes Via Metro Routes (WaPo) […]

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Transit Know-Nothing John Mica Could Become the Next U.S. Transpo Secretary (Florida Politics) Trump’s Transpo Transition Pick Is All About Building Roads (Curbed) Transportation Issues to Track During the Lame Duck Session (The Hill) Sound Transit Vows to Move Quickly on the $54B Package Voters Approved (Puget Sound Biz Journal) What $2.8B Could Do for Atlanta Transit (Next City) California High-Speed Rail […]

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DC Metro Board Cuts Late-Night Service for Two Years (WaPo) Feds Grant $499M for Forth Worth-Dallas Rail (Star-Telegram) LaHood Is Offering Advice About Getting Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Done (The Hill) Governing Looks at the Prospects for Private Infrastructure Financing Under Trump LA Times: Ease Traffic By Making Parking More Difficult Coalition in Ohio Pushes Governor for Transit Funding (Cleveland Scene) […]

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RIP Car Talk’s Surprisingly Car-Free Tom Magliozzi (Cyclelicio.us) Today, Maryland, Massachusetts and Other States Vote on Transpo Questions (WBAL, Roll Call) Why Are Gas Prices Dropping Below $3 a Gallon? Demand Is Low (NJ.com, CEPR) How New Jersey Transit Will Weather the Next Superstorm (Next City) DC Metro Already Thinks 2015-16 Is Going to Suck for Ridership, Revenues […]

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House Transpo Committee Grapples With Infrastructure (WaPo) U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Congress: Raise Gas Tax (AJC, Reuters) Sandy Caused $450M in Damage to NJ Transit (Transpo Nation, NorthJersey.com) LaHood Praises “Fix It First” Approach (The Hill) Shuster Sorry for Saying That Obama Was “Lying” About High-Speed Rail (WaPo) The Ups and Downs of the […]

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After Years of Dormancy, Feds Pull Funding From Houston Light Rail Project (Chron) As DC Metro Boss Shakes Up Staffing, Senate Bill Would Add to Feds’ Oversight (WaPo) Long-Stalled Plans for Detroit-Ann Arbor Rail See New Life (Detroit News) Senate Bill Would Reinvest Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor Profits in Northeast Corridor (CT Post) Feds Voice Support for Boston’s […]