Today’s Headlines

  • Mayor Pugh Names Former DC Transportation Chief Michelle Pourciau to Lead Baltimore DOT (Brew)
  • Hawaii’s Deputy Attorney General and Honolulu City Council Chair Are “Concerned” About Bike-Share in Parks (KHON)
  • Ford’s Chariot Minibus Expands to Seattle, Will Only Provide Service for Large Companies and Institutions (GeekWire)
  • Middletown Area Transit Cuts Evening Service as Officials Point Fingers Over Funding Woes (NBC Connecticut)
  • Foundation Will Underwrite Free Streetcar Rides — But Not Buses — in Detroit Until Labor Day (MLive)
  • Strong Towns Looks at Efforts for a People-Friendly 13th Street in Columbus, Georgia
  • Texas Legislature Likes the Idea of Privately-Funded HSR Between Dallas and Houston — Mostly (Dallas News)
  • A Day in the Life of DIY Bike Lane Activists Behind the San Francisco Municipal Transformation Agency (KALW)
  • Rest In Peace, “Straddling Bus” — No One Will Remember You or the Hyperloop in a Decade (Quartz)

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More About Transit Projects in Line for Funds in Obama’s Budget: SF Exam, MinnPost, ABQ Journal Dallas Area Explores Quicker Path to Expanding Cotton Belt Rail (Dallas News) The New Face of Suburbia in Twin Cities (City Lab) BRT Could Come to Milwaukee (WPR) On International Winter Bike to Work Day, How Bikes Serve as Social […]

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NY Times Looks at Disastrous Infrastructure Privatization Schemes Around the World Senators From Both Parties Are Eager to Embrace Our Driverless Car Future (Hill) Meanwhile, in Helsinki: Driverless Buses Will Go Into Scheduled Service This Year (Curbed) Long Live Cheap American Gasoline (WaPo) Philly Council President Calls for Vision Zero Implementation Plan, Which Already Exists (PlanPhilly) Baltimore Bike […]

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Obama Urges Action on Highway Trust Fund: “It’s Not Crazy. It’s Not Socialism” (Biz Insider) Foxx Warns That State Funding Will Be Rationed Starting August 1 … (Dallas News) … And Defends Obama for Dragging Feet on Gas Tax (Roll Call) With Holiday Weekend Coming, Gas Prices Reach Six-Year High (The Hill) LaHood Encourages Missouri […]

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Multiple Sources Confirm: Trump’s “Infrastructure Plan” Is Not Going Anywhere (NYT) SEPTA Pins Falling Ridership on Growth of Uber, Lyft; Promises to Rethink Bus Service (Philly.com) Springfield Transit Authority Cut Service to Balance Budget, Drawing MassDOT Scrutiny (WAMC) Denver Post Editorial: “Why Not Tax the Bicyclists? …We Are Intrigued” by Statewide Bike Tax Idea Seattle Times […]

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White House “Strongly Opposes” House Appropriations Bill for Transportation (Hill) Brookings: “Innovation Districts” Concentrate Ideas, Technology, Development in Urban Form House Rejects Funding Cuts For Amtrak, In Unprecedented Act of Reason (Hill) Postmaster General Doesn’t Mind GOP Plan to Pay for Transpo By Cutting Saturday Delivery (Hill) Teamsters Union Urges Congress to Restore Hours-of-Service Rules […]

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Obama’s EPA Pick Has Smart Growth Roots (Atlantic Cities) Bike League Says Capitol Hill “Already Gets It” With Cycling …While Bike Portland Looks at How the Bike Industry Can Wield More Influence Raising the Gas Tax: Everybody’s Doing It (NRDC Switchboard) Does Modern-Day Urbanism = Trickle Down Economics? (Chicago Mag, Urbanophile) Transpo Funding: Maryland vs. Virginia (GGW) Baltimore Sun Calls Maryland […]