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55 Percent of Americans Back Raising Gas Tax, Including Majority of Democrats and Republicans (Bloomberg) Federal Appeals Court Stays Lower Court Ruling That Halted Maryland Purple Line Construction (WaPo, WAMU) Bipartisan Rush to Pass Industry-Backed Federal Self-Driving Car Legislation Is Leaving Safety Behind (Verge) American Prospect Looks at the MBTA’s Troubles Through the Lens of […]

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Schumer Feared Infrastructure Would Split Dems, But Trump Led With Healthcare Instead (Axios, Vanity Fair) In Wake of Obamacare Repeal Collapse, CityLab Urges GOP to Turn to Infrastructure Seattle Has Made Little Progress Reducing Greenhouse Gases Because People Are Driving Too Much (KUOW) Autonomous Vehicles Could Entrench Car Ownership Even Further (Guardian) Car-Free Renters Typically […]

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Miami-Dade Mayor Downgrades Transit Expansion Plan, Swaps Out Rail for BRT (Miami Herald) Bush Transportation Secretary Mary Peters Pushes for More Public-Private Partnerships (NYT) Audit Finds Utah Transit Authority Keeps Costs Down, But Struggles With Ridership (Salt Lake Tribune) Despite Demand, Transit Expansion Stalled in Santa Rosa County, FL (Pensacola News Journal) Downtown LA’s Streetcar […]

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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 […]

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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” […]

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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 […]