Today’s Headlines

  • Frustrated With Judge’s Delay, Maryland Asks for Emergency Ruling to Allow Purple Line to Proceed (WaPo)
  • King County Metro Adds More Buses to Serve Flood of Amazon Interns (Seattle Times)
  • Higher Fares, Less Service, More Disruptions, Fewer Riders: WMATA’s “Death Spiral” (WAMU)
  • South Carolina Transit Struggles With Lack of Funding and Sprawling, Car-Dependent Cities (Post and Courier)
  • Suburban Fulton County, Outside Atlanta, Begins Work on Transit Master Plan (AJC)
  • Officials Begin Planning to Tame Extra-Wide Streets in Downtown Rochester, NH (Fosters.com)
  • Undoing a Parking Crater: Akron Seeks Ideas for Downtown, Which Is One-Third Parking Lots (Cleveland.com)
  • Employers Should Allow Their Workers to Accept Cash Instead of Free Parking as a Commuting Perk (NRDC)
  • The Barnes Dance “Pedestrian Scramble” Makes a Comeback (Governing)
  • Pop-Up Bike Lane Gets Use in Elk River, MN (Star News)
  • AMH

    That Purple Line delay is beyond infuriating. Delays are already a leading cause of high project costs in the US.

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White House Plans to Talk Infrastructure This Week But Will Let Congress Figure Out How to Pay for It (Hill 1, 2) Denver Suburb Votes Tomorrow: Stay Sprawling or Become Walkable Around Light Rail Station? (Denver Post) Meanwhile: Atlanta’s Gwinnett County Suburbs Are Courting Walkable Downtown Development (Bisnow) Nashville’s Mayor Begins Making Case for Voters to Back Transit Expansion Funding Measure (NewsChannel 5) Toledo-Area […]

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Shuster’s Brought in a Lot of Campaign Cash as Transpo Chair (Politico) Brookings: Downtowns Weathered the Recession Better Than the Burbs (Next City) … But Job Sprawl Was High in Oklahoma City, Kansas City, Lee County, FL UN Report: Sustainable City Infrastructures Promote Economic Growth Twin Cities Transit Expansion = Jobs (Star Tribune) GGW on Why Portland’s […]

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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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Arizona Valley Partnership Works to Catalyze Development Along Light Rail (Smart Growth America) Post-DOT, LaHood Settles Into Two New Gigs in Home State (National Journal) Apple Doubles Down on Public Transit With Embark Buy (CNET) Report: By 2020, Car-Sharing Will Have 12 Million Members Worldwide (Smart Planet) Oklahoma City Plans for Streetcar (NewsOK) Parking Wonk […]