Today’s Headlines

  • U.S. Car Sales Down From Post-Recession High, With Possible Long-Term Stagnation (BBC)
  • Billions Will Go Down the Drain as Self-Driving Car Bonanza Results In Handful of Winners (Bloomberg)
  • Georgia’s Latest Idea to Expand Highways: Toll-Free Truck-Only Lanes Near Atlanta (WSB)
  • Could High-Speed Rail Network Revitalize Southern New England’s Mid-Sized Cities? (Bloomberg)
  • Portland Businesses Cry Out for Parking Solution; Obvious First Step: Add Meters (Oregon Business)
  • Suburban Democrats Voted Against Oregon Transportation Deal Because of Highway Tolls (Willamette Week)
  • Gov. Cuomo Backs Buffalo Light Rail Expansion, But It’s Far From a Sure Thing (Investigative Post)
  • Nashville Mayor Backs Off Airport Privatization as Revenue Source to Build Light Rail (Biz Journal)
  • Knives Are Out to Kill Pedestrian Safety Improvements in Honolulu’s Chinatown (Civil Beat)
  • Residents Fear Traffic From Wider Sidewalks, Fewer Car Lanes on Route 1 in North Palm Beach (PB Post)

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D.C. Metro Ridership Down 9 Percent From Last Year, and the Pain Is Not Over (WTOP) Shreveport, Louisiana, Urban Highway Would Displace Poor Residents (Strong Towns) Same Man Kills Two Pedestrians in Waco, Texas, in 17 Months; Police Blame Pedestrians (KVIA) North Carolina Gov Asks Trump to Fund Rail Connections (Next City) Charlotte Transit Chief Wants $6 Billion Light […]

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Transpo Advocates, Toll Opponents Praise Proposed Gas Tax Hike (The Hill) Detroit Light Rail Will Proceed, Despite Funding Gap (Detroit News) America’s New Oil Crisis: Crashing Trains (Politico) Fast Lane Looks Back at 100 Years of American Bus Travel So Which Is It: Is Atlanta “Dangerous by Design” or Easily Walkable? (Decaturish) Texas Looks to Emulate Japan […]

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Sac Bee: House GOP Throws Transit Under a Bus Seven Fatal Flaws in the House Highway Bill (Center for Amer. Progress) Alon Levy Takes a Closer Look at House’s Bad Bill Trucking and Railroad Industries Call Truce, Support House Bill (Bloomberg) White House Backs Senate Transpo Bill (Hill) America Has 40 Million McMansions That Nobody […]

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White House Expected to Weaken Vehicle Pollution Standards (NYT) Caltrain Looks for Plan B As Trump Withholds Funds for Upgrades (SF Chron, NYT) Despite “Bikelash,” Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto Isn’t Backing Down on Bike Lanes (Post-Gazette) After Much Controversy, Cleveland Reopens Public Square to Buses (AP) Report: Apartments Near Transit Bring Cities More Tax Revenue (GGW) Uber Goes […]

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U.S. DOT launches new website to promote campaign against texting while driving (Det. News) New Deal skeptic Amity Shlaes thinks infrastructure stimulus might be worth it … and points out the downside of the interstate highway system (Bloomberg) Transit advertising can play a crucial role in D.C. advocacy groups’ PR strategy (NYT) Washington D.C. begins […]

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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 […]