Today’s Headlines

  • Feds Quietly End Civil Rights Inquiry Into Larry Hogan’s Decision to Kill Baltimore Red Line (WaPo)
  • Reason Celebrates House Committee Vote to Kill TIGER Because It Hurts Bicycling, Walking, and Transit
  • House GOP Wants to Prevent States From Setting Their Own Rules for Autonomous Vehicles (Reuters)
  • Lyft Insists It’s Supporting, Not Replacing, Transit With “Shuttle” Service (Quartz, Emily Castor)
  • Earl Blumenauer Not Upset About Oregon’s New Bike Tax (BikePortland)
  • Tulsa Unveils Branding for 18-Mile BRT Route: Meet “Aero” (Public Radio TulsaKOTV, KTUL)
  • Streetcars, Buses Could Link St. Paul to Mall of America; Light Rail Out of Running (Star Tribune 1, 2)
  • Immigrant Detained During Fare Stop Released on Bail, Seeking Visa to Avoid Deportation (Star Tribune)
  • Bike Lanes and Access for the Disabled in Seattle: It’s Not an Either-Or Situation, KIRO
  • Why Design Safe Crossings When You Can Install “Jaywalker-Repellent” Landscaping? (Sun Sentinel)

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Schumer Blasts “Trump Tolls” and Wall Street Infrastructure Privatization (Hill, MarketWatch, CNBC, WaPo) Motor Vehicles, Always Dangerous, Now Being Used as Weapons in Terrorist Attacks (Atlantic) Tysons Corner Metro Ridership Far Below Projections in Part Because It’s Impossible to Walk There (WAMU) DC Metro: An International Cautionary Tale About What Happens When Transit Basics Are Neglected (WaPo) Expanding Park-and-Ride a Poor […]

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LaHood: Feds Will Help with Boise Transit, Including Streetcar (Idaho Statesman, Boise Weekly) NJ Increases Police Presence for Buses (NJ.com) Today in Paranoia: Stanley Kurtz Says Obama Schemes to Kill the Suburbs (Next American City) The Buzz on Freeway Removals (Planetizen) Chicago Plans to “Decrowd” Transit (Chicago Tribune) Long Beach Unfolds Bike-Sharing Plans (Treehugger) A Look […]

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Tennessee Creates Fund for Transit, Biking, Pedestrian Projects (AP) … While Urban Land Institute Assesses Nashville (Tennessean) Report: Transit Use Up, Driving Down in Twin Cities (Star Tribune) Connecticut Economy Suffered During Recent Metro-North Disruption (AP) Boston Globe: Next T Contractor Needs to Increase Ridership Austin Rail Aims to Connect City’s Growth Centers (Community Impact) […]

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Ed Markey Poised to Win Massachusetts Senate Seat, Leading to Changes on T & I (The Hill) VA Sen. Mark Warner Steps into Frank Lautenberg’s Big Shoes on Commerce Committee (TID) Renowned Trail Hiker Mark Sanford Joins T & I Committee (TID) LaHood Slams Partisanship in Congress (PJ Star) Bike Share Elevates Importance of NACTO’s Efforts for […]

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More Development in Walkable Urban Neighborhoods Benefits Everybody (GGW) Clinton Makes It Simple: Fuel Efficiency Saves You Money (The Hill) More About Chicago’s New Pedestrian Safety Plan (Tribune) … But Chicago’s Got Nothing on Florianópolis, Brazil’s Hilarious Ped Initiative (VIDEO) (Atlantic Cities) A Tax to Fund Transit Won’t Kill As Many Jobs As No Tax to […]

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First $390M Released in Sandy Aid for Transpo Systems (WSJ) …But Sequester Means Less Money for Transit Recovery (Transpo Nation) NH House Votes for Gas Tax Increase (AP, Patch), as Texas Weighs Sales Tax for Transpo (Tribune) From the Bike Summit: “Bikes Mean Business” (Bike Portland) Berkeley Study: Why People Give Up on Public Transit (Forbes) Streetcar […]