Today’s Headlines

  • Neighbors Pack Meeting Against Tampa Bay Highway Expansion, But MPO Signs Off Anyways (TB Times, WMNF)
  • Meanwhile: Towns East of Orlando Worry About Highway Extension Decimating Their Communities (Sentinel)
  • Dallas Puts Fresh City-Focused Faces on DART Board, Replacing Suburban Rail Backers (Dallas News, D Magazine)
  • Policy Win: Mesa, AZ, Funds Light Rail Expansion by Using Funds Dedicated to Widen Roads (East Valley Tribune)
  • Baltimore’s Revamped Bus System, Consolation Prize for Cancelled Rail Line, Launches This Weekend (WBAL)
  • DC Council Restores Funding for Eastward Streetcar Extension, But Fate of Georgetown Link Still Unknown (WAMU)
  • Driver Kills Pennsylvania Transportation Advocate Peter Javsicas on Downtown Philly Sidewalk (Philly.com, BCGP)
  • Los Angeles Might Once Again Crack Down on People Who Park on Sidewalk “Green Strips” (LA Times)
  • UK Editor Too Scared to Bike; Top Danish Bike Advocate: “Would You Let Your Child Cycle Here?” (Guardian 1, 2)
  • Bike-Share Systems Launch in Dearborn and Southfield, Michigan (Crain’s, Press & Guide)

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Chao Offers No Promises About Federal Funding for Boston’s Green Line Extension (Boston Globe) GOP State Legislators Urge Chao to Kill Funding for Minneapolis Southwest Light Rail (Star Tribune) Ohio Business Leaders Want Trump to Fund $1 Billion Highway Expansion from Canton to Pittsburgh (Crain’s) Boston Cyclists Say It’s Time for Less Talk, More Action on City’s […]

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Transportation Advocates Aren’t Happy With Proposed Senate Funding Levels … (The Hill) … But Smart Growth Group Praises TOD Provision (Smart Growth America) Obama at NY’s Tappan Zee Bridge Today to Press Congress on Infrastructure (AP) Biden Makes the Same Pitch in St. Louis, Cleveland  (StarTrib, AP) A Bankrupt Highway Trust Fund Could Cost 700,000 Jobs (Fiscal […]

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During “Infrastructure Week,” Trump Proposes Red Tape-Cutting Council That Already Exists (USA Today) Las Vegas Transit Agency Gets Governor’s Green Light to Seek Funds for Airport-Downtown Light Rail (Review-Journal) Oregon Transpo Funding Deal: Advocates Push Rail, Not Highways; Bike Tax Could Be Altered (BikePortland 1, 2) Boston Will Redo Car-Clogged Junction to Be More Bike-, Ped-Friendly But Will Keep […]

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D.C. Metro Ridership Down 9 Percent From Last Year, and the Pain Is Not Over (WTOP) Shreveport, Louisiana, Urban Highway Would Displace Poor Residents (Strong Towns) Same Man Kills Two Pedestrians in Waco, Texas, in 17 Months; Police Blame Pedestrians (KVIA) North Carolina Gov Asks Trump to Fund Rail Connections (Next City) Charlotte Transit Chief Wants $6 Billion Light […]

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MA House Speaker Wants New Revenue for Transit, But Not for Expansions (Boston Globe) Is Privatization of Transit a Good Thing? (Bay Citizen) From the Bike Summit: Advocates Push for Safety (WAMU) And More on How to Encourage Women to Bike (MTR) Miami Transit Advocates Create “Pop-Up” Station (WLRN) Plans on Track for Cotton Belt Commuter […]

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What Other Countries Have Achieved With Infrastructure as U.S. Congress Dithers (WSJ) California Ratings of Rail Stations Give Top Grades to Bay Area, Average Grades to L.A. (LAT) The Risks Behind Uber’s Plans for “World Domination” (Skift) Imagining a New Future for Dallas’s Aging Highways (Dallas Morning News) Pittsburgh Bike-Share Beats Expectations (AP) SunRail Offers Model for […]