Today’s Headlines

  • 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 Sentiment Fuels Recall Effort of Four-Term Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (WUWM)
  • Washington Post Covers Virginia DOT’s Exhaust-Choked I-66 Bike Path Proposal
  • MARTA’s Ridership Boom After Freeway Collapse Was Very Short-Lived (11 Alive via Next City)
  • A Pop-Up Bike Lane Becomes Permanent in Macon, GA (Next City)
  • Fargo’s Bike-Share Is So Popular It’s Affecting Bus Ridership (WDAY)

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House to Hold Hearing on Self-Driving Cars Next Week (The Hill) Rob Kirby, Head of Transpo Planning for DC-Area COG, Murdered (WaPo) NJ Transit Board Chair: Let’s Make Penn Station Less Stressful (NJ.com) Charlotte Plans Another Go at Streetcar Funds (Charlotte Observer) Chris Leinberger: New Development Patterns Needed for 21st-Century Economy (Sac Bee) Cincinnati Residents […]

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Liberal Think Tank Criticizes Attempt to Kill Federal Gas Tax (The Hill) Biden Talks Infrastructure in Granite City (AP) Key Supporter Flip Flops on California High-Speed Rail (SF Chron) Tampa Transit Campaign Leader Resigns Under Tea Party Pressure (Tampa Bay Times) Dedicated Lanes Helped Pre-War Streetcar Lines Survive (Next City) Three New Jersey Cities Plan […]

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How Is Cheap Gas Affecting Transit Ridership? (Chicago Trib) As Szabo Heads to Chicago, Foxx’s Chief of Staff Steps in to Lead FRA (Chicago Trib, Reuters) The Growing Momentum for Turning Parking Spaces Into Parks (NYT) Could Olympics Prospect Help Boston Transit Projects? (Boston Globe) How Denver Made Use of Private Dollars for Transit (Progressive […]

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Under GOP Attack, Amtrak Ridership Hits Record High (AP) Massachusetts Looks to Triple Non-Car Travel by 2030 (The Globe, The Republican) Chicago Declares Busy Street “Greenest in America” (Sun-Times) Bike Economy Reaches Critical Mass in Detroit (Model D) DC: Don’t Get Too Excited for That Streetcar Yet (GGW, Housing Complex) LaHood Highlights Public Transit in […]

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Suburban Atlanta Officials Grant Braves Stadium Owner Legal Parking Monopoly (Deadspin) Dozens of Projects Shut Down by Christie as NJ Transpo Funds Run Out (Burlington County News) Second Tesla Autopilot Crash Happens in Pennsylvania (NYT) Average Daily Ridership on the Kansas City Streetcar: 6,000 (KC Star) Milwaukee Okays $40 Million Streetcar Extension to Bucks Stadium […]

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Trump’s Climate Denier EPA Nominee Is a Giant Middle Finger to Environmentalists… (NYT, EDF) …Was Investigated for Colluding With Fossil Fuel Companies as Oklahoma AG (Politico) Why Trump Saying “Urban Renewal” Is Scary for Cities (NYT) Boston’s Green Line Extension Opening Pushed Back to 2021 (The Globe) Cincinnati Streetcar Ridership Falling Short of Projections (Enquirer) Four Ways to […]