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Las Vegas RTC Hosts Meetings to Come Up With Shiny New Transit Plan (Sun) After Deaths, Fayetteville, NC, Officials Blame “People Darting Across the Middle of the Road” (WNCN) MARTA Back In Court Defending Unreliable Paratransit Service (AJC) Brightline, Florida’s Private Sector Passenger Rail, Will Focus on Commuter Service First (Palm Beach Post) Cities Reach […]

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Bucking Trump and House, Senate Committee Votes to Save TIGER, Boost DOT Funding (Hill, Bloomberg) Food and Water Watch Sues Trump Administration Over Secrecy of Infrastructure Advisors (NYT, Hill) Amid Subway Crisis, Chao Meets With Andrew Cuomo Today to Talk About Gateway Tunnel (NYT) D.C. DOT Chief Leif Dormsjo Resigns to Take Job With Consulting […]

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Florida DOT Considers Lower Speed Limits, Narrower Car Lanes to Improve Tampa Bay Safety (WFTS) Hourly Commuter Rail Between New Haven, Hartford, and Springfield Set to Launch Next May (Courant) Trump Administration Replaces Obama Appointees on WMATA Board With Bush-Era Officials (WAMU, Hill) MyNorthwest Columnist Wants Seattle to Follow Honolulu’s Lead and Enact More Anti-Pedestrian […]

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Multiple Sources Confirm: Trump’s “Infrastructure Plan” Is Not Going Anywhere (NYT) SEPTA Pins Falling Ridership on Growth of Uber, Lyft; Promises to Rethink Bus Service (Philly.com) Springfield Transit Authority Cut Service to Balance Budget, Drawing MassDOT Scrutiny (WAMC) Denver Post Editorial: “Why Not Tax the Bicyclists? …We Are Intrigued” by¬†Statewide Bike Tax Idea Seattle Times […]

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House Cuts to Transit Are Slightly Less Devastating Than Trump’s Cuts to Transit (Next City) Seattle Issuing Fewer Jaywalking Tickets, But Still Disproportionately Targeting Black People (Seattle Times) It’s Not Just Colorado: Now That It’s Law in Oregon, Look for Bike Tax to Spread to More States (WaPo) WMATA’s Drastic Service Cuts, Fare Hikes for […]

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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 […]