Today’s Headlines

  • 80 Percent of Downtown Sacramento Property Owners Vote for Tax to Fund New Streetcar (Bee)
  • Dallas Morning News Wants Everyone to Calm Down Over DART’s Downtown vs. Suburban Rail Debate
  • Portland Looks at Queue Jumps, Bus Lanes for Priority Bus Corridors (BikePortland)
  • Driverless Shuttle to Accept Passengers at University of Michigan This Fall (MLive)
  • Tesla’s “Autopilot” Software Chief Quits After Six Months; “Just Wasn’t the Right Fit” (Reuters)
  • Baton Rouge’s 51-Station Bike-Share Delayed Until Next Year, Will Include E-Bikes (Business Report)
  • In First-of-Its-Kind Project, Florida’s Turnpike to Add Express Toll Lanes to Tolled Highway (Palm Beach Post)
  • Army Corps Green-Lights New Interstate to Myrtle Beach (News & Record)
  • There Is No Such Thing as a “Captive” Transit Rider (GGW)
  • WSJ Special Transportation Report: Flying Cars, Driverless Cars, Florida HSR, On-Demand Transit and More

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Raleigh Council Wants Bus Lanes on Redesigned Road (News Observer) Virginia Considering Ban on New Tolls for Existing Roads (Fredricksburg.com) Georgia Statehouse Bill to Expand MARTA “Faces Uphill Climb” (Mass Transit) Toledo to Use Federal Transit Money to Purchase Cars for Low-Income Workers (Blade) The New Tropic: Latin America’s Transit “Kicking Our Ass” Driverless Bus on the […]

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Feds Get New Oversight Powers for Transit System Safety (The Hill) Ohio Transit Nears Financial Crisis Without Revenue From Canceled Statewide Tax (Plain Dealer) Texas Congressman: Austin-San Antonio Rail Not Dead Yet (San Antonio Biz Journal) Baltimore Lands Federal Grant for Bus Lanes on Major Avenue (WBAL) Austin Gives Initial OK for $720M Transit Bond on Ballot (Statesman) Portland’s Biketown […]

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Foxx: Highways Created “Disconnections From Opportunity That Still Exist to This Day” (The Atlantic) Federal Guidance on Self-Driving Cars Due Out in Months (Bloomberg) Claims Journal: Brussels Attack Highlights the Vulnerability of U.S. Subway Systems Memphis Considering $37 Million Bus Rapid Transit Plan (Memphis Daily News) Lawsuit Charges New Orleans Bus Stops Aren’t ADA Accessible (The […]

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OMB Official: Trump’s Budget Will Include $200 Billion for Infrastructure Over 10 Years (Bloomberg) David Roberts: “A Carbon-Free, Autonomous Car Is Still a Car; It Still Takes Up Space” (Vox) Portland Residents Want City to Pilot Bus Lanes on Hawthorne Bridge (KATU) Connecticut Cuts Ribbon On Its First Protected Bike Lane (New Haven Independent, WTNH) Muddled […]

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Sigh: MARTA Expansion Bill Dies Without a Floor Vote (Creative Loafing) New Bus-Only Lanes on the Ground in Jacksonville, Florida (Metro Jacksonville) Nashville “Makes Down Payment” on Transit Expansion (NextCity) Thanks to Budget Crunch, Boston’s MBTA Kills Late Night “T” Service (NECN) A Virginia Beach Council Member Wants to Intro Legislation to Stop Light Rail (13NewsNow) Pedestrian Scrambles […]

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GOP Transportation Platform Recycles Old Ideas — Like Defunding Transit (Politico) Foxx Calls for Tough Safety Regulations on Driverless Cars in Light of Tesla Wreck (LA Times) Transit Was Key in Bringing the RNC to Cleveland, But It’s Under Threat (WaPo) Political Convention Cities Highlight the Gross Inequality Within Modern Cities (NYT) Massachusetts House Okays Bill […]