Today’s Headlines

  • … as Brookings’ Rob Puentes calls for a change in federal law in response (TNR’s The Avenue)
  • Congress’ approval of $150m in December for the D.C. Metro transit system means the money can be spent now, right? Er, not so much (GGW)
  • Sen. Amy Klobuchar, representing the nation’s new No. 1 bike town, shows her cycling mettle (Elle)
  • North Carolina starts re-examining its formula for disbursing transport funding, which puts denser urban areas on the same footing as rural ones (FOX Char.)
  • San Fran transit authority facing funding issues of its own (Streetsblog SF)
  • Leading advocate of Florida high-speed rail takes a new job with consulting firm helping to implement the stae’s new bullet train link, given a billion-dollar grant from the feds (Tampa Trib)
  • U.S. DOT outlines a new transparency plan for its regulations (DOT Blog)

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