Today’s Headlines

  • Blinded by Windshield Perspective, Tech’s Plans to “Fix” Traffic Often Just Make It Worse (Curbed)
  • Is Now the Moment When Gwinnett County Will Finally Embrace Transit? (AJC)
  • Oregon Transportation Plan Awaits Governor’s Signature; Would Create First-In-Nation Bike Tax (BikePortland)
  • Latest Federal Inspection Shows WMATA Has Lots More Room for Improvement (WTOP)
  • Free Press Reporters Staged a Commute Race Across Downtown Detroit
  • Funds Meant for Rail Tunnel Chris Christie Canceled Now Subsidizing Ferries at $94 Per Roundtrip (NYT)
  • Former Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie Comes Out Hard Against Honolulu Pedestrian Safety Fixes (KITV)
  • Nine-Year-Old Watches From Street As Driver Plows Car Into Louisville Home (WAVE)
  • Bike-Share Launches in South Bend (Tribune), Expands in Austin (Statesman) and Salem, MA (Patch)
  • What Does Good Advertising for Transit Look Like? (Mobility Lab)

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Target Cutting Staff as It Transitions to Smaller, More Urban Stores (Next City) NC Lawmaker Wants to Replace Gas Tax With Flat Annual Fee for Motorists (Charlotte Observer) Grist: Equitable Placement of Bike Lanes an Important Social Justice Issue Texas State Lawmaker Wants to Refuse Federal Funding for Transit (Planetizen) Phoenix Moving Ahead With Tax […]

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DC Metro Moves Forward With Fare Hike, Service Cuts (WaPo) Boston Unveils 2030 Transpo Plan (Boston Globe) California Preps to Battle Trump Over Vehicle Emissions (Atlantic) APTA Study Highlights How Transit Riders Help Power the Economy (CNN Money) Bike Portland Takes Pulse of National Bike Summit in DC Why Kansas City’s Failed Experiment With Bridj Could Still Help Transit (Wired) […]

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Bike advocates thrilled with Oberstar’s transpo bill (The Hill) GM and Chrysler tell Congress not to mess with their dealership closure plans (AP) Bids for stimulus infrastructure projects coming in at surprisingly low amounts (GovExec) What the transit operating deficit hath wrought: an insufficient economic stimulus law (The Nation)

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L.A. Metro’s 40-Year Game Plan (LA Times) Federal Inspection “Blitz” Follows D.C. Metro Shutdown Last Week (WTOP) How the New National Transit Map Could Pinpoint Transit Deserts (WaPo) Why BART Got Frank on Twitter About the System’s Problems (Verge) Politico on How Congress Undermined Its Own City’s Metro Minneapolis Light Rail Has One More Shot […]

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Congress Not Excited About White House Idea to Toll Existing Interstates (Hill) Trump’s Plan to Privatize Infrastructure Has Wall Street Eyeing Highways and Airports (Bloomberg) European Firms Race to Develop Self-Driving Transit Vehicles (NYT) Philly Has a Vision Zero Goal — Now What Will It Take to Eliminate Traffic Deaths? (Philly.com) Georgia House Commission Could Look at Integrating Atlanta’s Fragmented Transit […]

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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 […]