Today’s Headlines

  • Korea eyes $45 billion high-speed rail contract in California visit (Korea Times)
  • One Ohio town with a walkable arts district fears the stimulus will be its undoing (AP)
  • U.S. DOT ponders a tweak to help "cash for clunkers" participants buy out-of-stock cars (WSJ)
  • The challenge of transporting the disabled is daunting for many towns (Governing)

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Talking Headways: Urbanism in the Style of Gangnam

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Guest host Randy Simes, owner of UrbanCincy.com and headlines writer for Streetsblog Ohio, joins me from South Korea to give his thoughts on his current home in the Gangnam district of Seoul and his previous one in Atlanta. We cover Keith Parker’s turnaround of Atlanta’s transit agency MARTA, the Belt Line and the people who won’t […]

Today’s Headlines

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GOP Chair Says Long-Term Transpo Bill Will Move Independently of Budget Deal (The Hill) Transpo Funding Patch Includes Extended Deadline for Train Safety Tech (Progressive Railroading) It’s Official: FTA Takes the Reins on DC Metro Safety (WaPo) Transit-Oriented People Converge in Dallas for Railvolution (Dallas Biz Journal) Why Bike Commuting Is Picking Up in the Motor […]

Today’s Headlines

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New York officials announce that Broadway will remain car-free in midtown (Streetsblog NYC) In the quest for bike-friendly cities, are snobby cyclists their own worst enemies? (A. Prospect) D.C. responds to its weather challenges by building new infrastructure: a snow mountain (WSJ) Korea eyes an estimated $45B deal to help build California’s high-speed rail network […]