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Seattle and Los Angeles Transit Agencies Speak Out Against Trump’s Transit Cuts (MyNorthwest, Urbanist) Missing in Reuters Story About Uber-Riding City Dwellers Who Go Car-Free: Any Mention of Transit People Love Talking About Them, But Self-Driving Cars Do Not Yet Exist and Are Far in the Future (Economist) Hampton Roads Transit Death Spiral: Ridership Drops, Pols Ask How […]

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Who Killed a Federal Inquiry Into America’s Sky-High Transit Construction Costs? (Vox) CityLab Looks at How Trump’s Budget Is Bad for Bicycling Trump Budget Cuts Transit Funding, But Leaves Door Open for Maryland’s Purple Line (WaPo) Boston Launches Pilot for All-Door Boarding Along Silver Line Bus (Next City) Denver Suburb Paid Lots of Money to Offer Free […]

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Trump Budget Dramatically Cuts Transportation Spending (CityLab) While Unveiling Infrastructure Plan (Politico) Did You Know? Developers Like to Build Housing and Offices Near Transit (NYT) No, Boston Globe, Pedestrians Are Not the Problem Meanwhile in London: Busy City Intersection Open Only to Buses, Bikes, and Pedestrians on Weekdays (Guardian) Atlanta Traffic Is Terrible and Expanding MARTA Is the Only Way […]

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After Long Delay, Federal Judge Revokes Environmental Approval for Purple Line (WaPo, WAMU, GGW) Chao Reverses Course, Approves $647 Million for Caltrain Electrification (Mercury News) Congressional Progressive Caucus Floats Wishful $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan (Hill) Rumored Trump Infrastructure Plan Would Streamline and Trim Federal Environmental Approvals (Hill) Baltimore Bus Riders Less Than Thrilled About Navigating Upcoming Bus Network Redesign […]

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OMB Official: Trump’s Budget Will Include $200 Billion for Infrastructure Over 10 Years (Bloomberg) David Roberts: “A Carbon-Free, Autonomous Car Is Still a Car; It Still Takes Up Space” (Vox) Portland Residents Want City to Pilot Bus Lanes on Hawthorne Bridge (KATU) Connecticut Cuts Ribbon On Its First Protected Bike Lane (New Haven Independent, WTNH) Muddled […]

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Trump Administration Stalls on Rule Requiring States to Disclose GHG Impact of Highway Projects (Hill) Congress Gave Green Light, But Chao Refuses to Send Caltrain Electrification Money Out the Door (Mercury News) Driver Kills Times Square Pedestrian — A Regular Occurrence Elsewhere in NYC and US (CityLab, Daily News) Advocates Blast Boston’s “Vision Zero” Mayor Marty Walsh […]