Today’s Headlines

  • NHTSA Did Not Send Anyone to Testify at House Hearing on Bills to Get More Autonomous Cars on Road (Reuters)
  • Former Delta CEO Richard Anderson to Take Over at Amtrak (NYT)
  • Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO) Wants to Fix the Highway Trust Fund But Doesn’t Once Mention the Gas Tax (Hill)
  • Baltimore Avoids Court, Reaches Agreement With Advocates to Modify Bike Lane Instead of Tearing It Out (Sun)
  • There Just Isn’t Enough Data for Public to Verify State’s Claims That Baltimore Bus Revamp Is a Success (Sun)
  • Uber Funnels NYC Drivers Into Subprime Auto Loans That Effectively Lock Them Into Working for Uber (Quartz)
  • Judge Refuses to Stay Ruling Stripping Maryland Purple Line of Federal Approval, Threatening Funds (WTOP, WaPo)
  • Downtown Grand Rapids Replaces 125-Car Parking Lot With Offices, Hotel — And 430-Space Garage (MLive)
  • “Car Control,” Like Gun Control? We Must Think More About the Inherent Dangers of Automobiles (Strong Towns)
  • Honolulu Is Showing Classic Symptoms of Having Pre-Launch Bike-Share Jitters (Hawaii News Now)
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House Committee Approves $325 Billion, 6-Year Transportation Bill (The Hill) Virginia Beach Rejects Move to Raid Light Rail Funds (Hampton Roads) Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Presents Plan for $135 Million Frequent Bus System in Baltimore (Sun) New Funds Approved to Improve Transit Between Detroit and the Burbs (Michigan Radio) Amendment to House Transpo Bill Would Give Feds […]

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As House Preps for Transpo Bill Markup, Dems Object to Use of Customs Fees (The Hill) Texas High-Speed Rail Firm Predicts $36B Economic Impact (Houston Chron) Congress Seems Likely to Extend Deadline on Rail Safety Tech (CT Post) As Prez, Kasich Would Gut U.S. DOT, Give States Even More Leeway (ABC News) Three Cities Shifting to Put People Before Cars […]

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APTA Boss Michael Melaniphy Resigns (Railway Age) San Diego Divided Over Sales Tax for Transpo (LA Times) Just-Launched Kansas City Streetcar Sparks Development (KMBC) Largest Bike-Share Operator in U.S. Now Making Bikes in Detroit (Fast Co.Exist) Delaware Bill Focuses on Transit-Friendly Communities (AP) Tacoma Light Rail Rides Will Be Free Until 2022 Extension (Progressive Railroading) Miami Herald: […]

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Majority of Railroads Won’t Meet Year-End Deadline for Positive Train Control (NYT) Cuomo Sees No Reason to Meet with Feds on New Hudson Tunnels (NYT) A Neighborly New Type of Car-Sharing (Chicago Trib) How Far is the U.S. From a Universal Transit Card? (CityLab) A $30M Price Hike for Minneapolis Light Rail Could Help Lure Federal Funds (Star Trib) […]

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Could Tax Reform Really Be Possible in 2015? At Least a Gas Tax Hike? (The Hill) Sen. Bernie Sanders Makes Infrastructure Investment a Key Plank of His 2016 Platform (The Hill) Car Sales Boomed in 2014 (AP) California Breaks Ground on High-Speed Rail Line (CBS) Freight Traffic Is Growing, But Infrastructure Investment Isn’t (Journal of Commerce) Atlanta Streetcar […]

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Feds Warn States About Pending Cutoff of Transpo Funds (The Hill) Everyone Agrees There’s an Infrastructure Crisis, But No One’s Got a Solution (Transport Topics) While Congress Resists Raising the Gas Tax, These States Are Going for It (National Journal) Obama Nominates Greg Nadeau as Highway Chief (Executive Gov) Seattle Weekly: Does Light Rail Inevitably Mean […]