Today’s Headlines

  • Chao: “Nothing Is Off the Table” for Infrastructure Plan — But Nothing’s on the Table, Either (WDRB)
  • People Are Dying on the Streets Because We’re Addicted to Cars and BikePortland Is Fed Up
  • Rebuffed by TxDOT, Parents of Dead Teen Finally Convince City to Build Sidewalks (Temple Daily Telegram)
  • Orlando-Area Highway Authority Trumpets $580 Million Plan to Widen Expressway (Sentinel)
  • DART Needs Better Buses to Help Poor Residents Connect With Far-Away Job Centers (Dallas News)
  • Tampa Bay Business Leaders Want Elected Officials to Step Up to the Plate for Transit (TB Times)
  • Reason Foundation’s “Practical Strategies” for Atlanta Transportation Primarily Involve Road Expansion (AJC)
  • After Hogan Cancelled Red Line, Baltimore Transit Riders Feel Slighted by Bus Reshuffle (WaPo)
  • Amalgamated Transit Union Funds Nascent Riders Interest Group to Sway WMATA Policy (WAMU)
  • Honolulu City Council Passes Bill to Prohibit Pedestrians From Using Phones (Hawaii News Now, Mashable)

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Miami Considering Tapping Highway Funds for Transit (Miami Today) Governing Magazine on Anthony Foxx’s Goals for Final Year as Transportation Secretary Transit in Baltimore “Slowly Ramping Up” After Blizzard (Business Journal) Phoenix City Council Approves Light Rail Extension Plans (Downtown Devil) Davis Aims for “Diamond-Level” Bike-Friendly City Status (Davis Enterprise) Riders to Get a Chance […]

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U.S. DOT Announces $500 Million Round of TIGER Funding (Times Picayune) Arkansas Officials Reject Proposal to Turn I-30 in Little Rock Into a Boulevard (Arkansas Online) Indianapolis Working on Its First Pedestrian Plan (Fox59) SOV Commuting Drops on Colorado Highway, Carpooling and Bus Riding Rise (BizWest) Controversy Around London’s “Garden Bridge” Plan (City Metric) How Much of Toronto’s […]

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Amtrak Reaches Agreements on 18 State-Supported Routes (The Hill) Also, Turns Out Amtrak’s NOT a Money Pit (NYT) As BART Negotiations Continue, Next City Looks at Pros and Cons of Transit Strikes In Virginia, Infrastructure Backers Want McAuliffe for Gov (Politico) Will New Delay Derail Twin Cities Light Rail? (StarTribune) CityFix Shares Insights from the Recent […]

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More Zany Ideas for Protecting Pedestrians from Self-Driving Cars (City Observatory) The 10 Deadliest States for Pedestrians (790 KABC) Slate: Uber and Lyft Could Have the Biggest Impact in the South Enormous Mixed-Use Development Promises to Make Miami More Walkable (WLRN) Fresno to Begin Construction on Bus Rapid Transit System This Month (Fresno Bee) London […]

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Procedural Wrestling Match Robs Sen. McConnell of His Plan to Foil Obama Jobs Bill (TPM) Obama, Again, Confuses “Functionally Obsolete” and “Structurally Deficient” (The Hill) LA Embraces Urban Street Design As Anti-Obesity Tactic (Atlantic Cities) New Jersey Town Becomes a Transit Village, Whether It Wants To Or Not (NYT) Chicago Struggles to Bring Transit to […]

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Per-Capita Driving Lower Than During “Pit of the Recession” Across the U.S. (Frontier Group) Portland Mayor Pushes Tolls at Earl Blumenauer’s Transpo Forum (Oregonian) Leaving NYC and SF to Cure Homebuyer Sticker Shock in Oklahoma City (NYT) Town Center Developments Urbanize Boston Suburbs (Globe) Chicago-to-Iowa City Rail Link Inches Closer to Reality (Quad City Times) Georgia Working […]