Today’s Headlines

  • House Spending Bill Includes $900 Million for Gateway Tunnel, Cuts for Everyone Else (Hill, NJ.com)
  • Rural Driving Falls As Urban Driving Grows (Slate), But Data Leaves More Questions Than Answers (Frontier)
  • Urban Congestion Is Better Than a Hollow City — and It’s a Problem That Can Be Fixed (Toronto Star)
  • INRIX: Average U.S. Motorist Wastes $345 Per Year in Time and Fuel While Searching for Parking (Reuters)
  • Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Under Fire for Lackluster Vision Zero Effort After Latest Pedestrian Death (NECN)
  • More Than Just a Bike Tax: Oregon’s New Funding for Transit, Walking, Bicycling — and Highways (BikePortland)
  • Dutch Traffic Signals Sense Seniors With Smartphones, Give Them More Time to Cross (Guardian)
  • There’s No Shiny New Piece of Infrastructure, So How Do You Tour a Bus Network Redesign? (Human Transit)
  • Bike-Share Launches in Utica, NY (WBIX, Observer-Dispatch) and South Lake Tahoe, CA (South Tahoe Now)

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Transit Union Wants Pols to See Fare Increases as New Taxes (National Journal) Why Cities Should Dismantle Urban Roadways (ThinkProgress) Record Year of Disasters Leaves Funding Short to Rebuild Roads (Stateline) Infographic Demonstrates T4A’s “There Are More Broken Bridges Than Golden Arches” (TransportGooru) Michigan DOT Moves Forward With Plans for Detroit-Chicago HSR (WZZM) Will NYC […]

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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 […]

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Can the World Halve Traffic Deaths and Injuries By 2020? (Guardian) Star Trib: Twin Cities Can’t Afford to Give Up on Transit Expansion Projects Connecticut Divided on NE Corridor Amtrak Plans (CT Mirror) The Case for Single Ride Bike-Share Fares (NextCity) Governing: Why Are New Cities So Blah? Changing Track on the Dallas Light-Rail Plan (Dallas News) In New […]

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Active Transportation Advocate Gabrielle Giffords to Resign from Congress (Star Tribune) Where GOP Candidates Fall on Urban Issues (Grist) Urban Planners: Government Is Stifling Cities, But Mayors’ Message Off the Mark  (Forbes) LaHood Still Fighting for the Transportation Bill, Says a Grateful National League of Cities Oberstar: US Should Not Give Up on HSR (WaPo) […]

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Obama: Mayors Are the Ones Who Really Get It (Politico, Fiscal Times) Yet Another Transpo Funding Deadline Nears (The Hill) DC Plays With New Identity as Hub of Transportation Innovation (WaPo) House to Launch Probe of Automated Train Control (The Hill) Pope Offers Wise Words on Urban Planning and Transit (WaPo) It’s More Popular Than Ever […]