Today’s Headlines

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  • Boston Using MIT Data to Overhaul Its Bus System (CityLab)
  • Still No Carmaggedon in Atlanta Now That Spring Break Is Over (AJC)
  • Carmakers Back to Supplying Americans With Big, Gas-Guzzling SUVs (NYT)
  • Tesla Will Pay Employees to Bike to Work After Slew of Embarrassing Parking Problems (CBS SF)
  • AT&T Insists on Road Diet to Keep Headquarters in Downtown Dallas (Dallas News)
  • Las Vegas Hotels Hiking Parking Prices (LA Times)
  • “Lost Cemeteries” Could be an Obstacle for London’s $560 Million Bus Rapid Transit Plan (Global News)
  • Lawmakers in North Dakota Reject Bill Lifting State’s Ban on Parking Meters (Inforum)
  • U.S. Transit Agencies Rarely Use Firms Run By Women or Minorities (WaPo)

Today’s Headlines

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  • Can Neighbors Stop Colorado From Expanding a Hated Denver Highway? (Governing)
  • Denver’s Airport Train One Year In: Some Glitches But Strong Ridership, says RTD (Denver Post)
  • The Man With All the Answers, Elon Musk, Can’t Figure Out His Employee Parking Lot (Wall Street Journal)
  • Support for Tolling Rises in Massachusetts (Planetizen)
  • Slate Reviews Richard Florida’s New Book
  • Consultants Predict That Driverless Cars Will Account for a Quarter of Traffic By 2030 (Bloomberg)
  • Find Out How Much Your City Will Lose Under Proposed HUD Cuts (National Low Income Housing Coalition)

Today’s Headlines

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  • Today: Trump and CEOs Talk Infrastructure; Chao Meets Elon Musk and Pruitt Meets GM CEO (Hill)
  • Tax Overhaul Could Lead to Infrastructure Money, If Trump Can Navigate Congress (Politico)
  • Building Trades Nervous That Trump Might Strip Federal Prevailing Wage Requirements (McClatchy)
  • Philly and Denver Launch Crowdsourced Maps to Identify Dangerous Street Locations (Next City)
  • Edmonton Begins Installing Grid of Protected Bike Lanes Across Downtown (CBC)
  • City-Backed Downtown Orlando Redevelopment Has a “Car-Last” Mobility Strategy (Sentinel)
  • Nebraska’s Capital City Could Get 100-Bike, 17-Station Bike-Share This Fall (Lincoln Journal Star)
  • China’s Bike-Share Boom Could Be Helped or Hurt by State Regulation (NYT)
  • Streets.mn Looks at the Long History of Efforts to Bring Rail to the Twin Cities
  • Citing Speeding Deaths, Chao Changes DOT Blog Name From “Fast Lane” to “Connections”

Talking Headways Podcast: The Future Is Not Far Away

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Our guest this week is Sylvain Haon of the International Association of Public Transport ahead of the organization's global summit in Montreal. We talk about big transit projects happening around the world, the transition toward mobility as a service, sustainable mobility planning in Europe, and how autonomous vehicles will complement transit in the future.
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