Today’s Headlines

  • Obama Calls for Private Investment in Infrastructure (NYT)
  • …But Some Officials Say It’s Not That Easy (Roll Call)
  • Can New Orleans Grow Along With Its Transit? (Times-Picayune)
  • Isn’t There a Better Term Than “Ridesharing” for Uber and Lyft? (GGW)
  • In Seattle, Transit Funding Package Makes It Onto November Ballot (Seattle Times)
  • Detroit Prepares to Build Its Streetcar (Detroit News)
  • StarTrib Offers a Peek at Future Minneapolis Light Rail Stations
  • Denver Area Gets Money Together for Rail Extension (Denver Biz Journal)
  • Census Doesn’t Cut It for Tracking Biking Rates (People for Bikes)
  • What the U.S. Can Learn From Strasbourg’s Complete Streets (GGW)
  • C Monroe

    Detroits streetcar is not good mass transit infrastructure. It will do more harm to the image of mass transit in the metro Detroit area than good. All it will do is be a slow moving government real estate booster for the billionaires(Penske, Gilbert, Illitch) and WSU that own almost all the property along its journey.