Today’s Headlines

  • Center-Right Think Tank Says “Buy America” Requirements Inflate the Cost of U.S. Transit (Hill, WaPo)
  • Under Pressure From Dallas, DART Will Speed Up Bus System Overhaul (Dallas News)
  • IndyGo to Unveil $138 Million Purple Line BRT Project Today (WTTV)
  • Bus Ridership Free-Fall Threatens Service in Tucson (Daily Star) and Gary, IN (Post-Tribune)
  • A Rare Bright Spot for U.S. Bus Ridership: Mason City, IA (Globe Gazette)
  • On Weekends, Lanes on the MacArthur Causeway Could Be For Walking and Bicycling (Miami New Times)
  • Silicon Valley Needs to “Disrupt” Its Decades-Old Car-Centric Development Pattern (NYT)
  • 70-Bicycle, Seven-Station Bike-Share Program Launches in Columbia, MD (WJZ)
  • Jaywalking Enforcement Throws Open the Door to Racial Profiling and Police Violence (Phoenix New Times)
  • Florida DOT Pedestrian Campaign at Jacksonville Intersections: “If Only I’d Been Looking Out for Cars” (WTLV)

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Ridership Up on Houston’s Redesigned Metro Bus System (Metro) Police Unsure Why Driver Intentionally Mowed Down Pedestrians on Las Vegas Strip (LV Sun) University of North Texas President Struck Two Pedestrians With His SUV (Dallas Morning News) Boston to Hike Transit Fares (WRAL) Where America Is Moving: Texas, The Sunbelt (Bloomberg) Walkable, Mixed-Use Community for 60,000 […]

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Has your morning bus commute gotten a little more crowded lately? Sharing the light rail car with a few more folks? That’s because transit ridership just keeps rising, according to the American Public Transportation Association. Americans took 85.7 million more trips on public transportation in the first six months of this year than they did during […]

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Selling Station Naming Rights, Increasing Parking Fees on Table to Raise Funds for WMATA (WaPo, WAMU) Toronto City Council Supports Plan to Give Priority to Streetcar Lines on King Street (CityLab) New York Times Visits MCity, the Autonomous Vehicle Test Track in Ann Arbor Newest Perk to Sell Luxury Cars: Real-Time Parking Information (Engadget) Anti-Streetcar […]

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Clinton vs. Trump on Infrastructure (The Hill) White House Expands Smart Cities Focus Aging U.S. Transit Systems to See Rise in Federal Funding (WSJ) Paris Bans Vehicle Traffic Along Seine Riverbank (Guardian) Lower Speed Limits Approved in Seattle (Seattle Times) In Boston, Advocates Push for Late-Night Bus Service (Boston Globe) The Success Story of Denver Transit (WSJ) Majority of […]

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Boston Using MIT Data to Overhaul Its Bus System (CityLab) Still No Carmaggedon in Atlanta Now That Spring Break Is Over (AJC) Carmakers Back to Supplying Americans With Big, Gas-Guzzling SUVs (NYT) Tesla Will Pay Employees to Bike to Work After Slew of Embarrassing Parking Problems (CBS SF) AT&T Insists on Road Diet to Keep Headquarters in […]

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Trump’s Empty Rhetoric on Infrastructure Has Been Exposed (NYT) Transit Industry and Rail Advocates Blast Trump’s Budget (Progressive Railroading) In Chicago, Cycling Enforcement Discriminates Against Black People on Bikes (Chicago Trib) WaPo: Trump Demonizes Cities Because They’re a Threat to His Agenda Seattle Spends More on New Transit Than Any U.S. City (Seattle Times) How the White House Could Derail […]