Today’s Headlines

  • DOT Nominee Foxx’s Transit Company Flubbed DOT Contracts… (Charlotte Observer)
  • …But the GOP May Not Even Care (Politico)
  • Shuster’s Dad and Brother Represent Transpo Industry — But “Don’t Lobby” Bill (Altoona Mirror)
  • Retiring Finance Chair Max Baucus Is “Doubling Down” on Tax Reform (Christian Post)
  • How Is a Growing, Urbanizing America Becoming Less Dense? (Reuters)
  • LA Expo Line Surpasses Ridership Estimates By Creating New Riders (Neon Tommy)
  • SC Residents: We’ll Pay More If It Goes to Repairs, Not New Tourist Roads (Beaumont Enterprise)
  • Texting While Driving Is a Gateway Drug — And a Very Common One (Nature World News)
  • The Mathematics of Cities (Smithsonian)
  • We Shouldn’t Expect Transit to Pay For Itself Out of the Farebox — We Should Expect More (NWI Times)
  • An Investor’s Look at Sustainable Transport (Motley Fool)
  • Big Data Is Redrawing Bus Routes in Africa By Tracking Cell Phone Users (MIT Tech Review)
  • Let’s Get This Straight: Different Transit Forms Fit Different Contexts (WaPo/GGW)