Today’s Headlines

  • How Does Rail Fare in the House Spending Bill? (RT&S)
  • The Battle of the Purple Line Intensifies as Hogan Preps for Office in MD (WaPo)
  • ATU Slams Trucker Safety Setback in Spending Bill (The Hill)
  • 40% Drop in Crude Oil Prices Opens Door for Gas Tax Increase (Bond Buyer)
  • Amtrak Board Chair Pushes Congress for “Predictable, Dedicated Funding” (Railway Age)
  • The Myth Linking Transit and Crime Persists in Atlanta (CityLab)
  • Winning Team Comes in With Low Bid for Next Phase of California High-Speed Rail (AP)
  • In Philly: Tokens Phased Out; Rail to Return to Franklin Square? (AP)
  • Pinellas County, FL, Contemplates Transit Future After Greenlight Defeat (Suncoast News)
  • Walkability Linked to All Sorts of Benefits (CityLab)

Streetsblog editors are meeting in NYC and the publishing schedule will be light today.