Today’s Headlines

  • There’s a Slew of Vacancies in Top U.S. Transpo Positions (The Hill)
  • New FRA Head Gets High Marks from Congress (WaPo)
  • Construction Begins on Downtown Chicago BRT (Sun Times)
  • 12 Studies That Confirm the Economic Value of Adding Bike Lanes (City Lab)
  • GGW: With Streetcar Plans in Doubt, New DC Mayor Needs to Commit to Transit
  • How Utah Lawmakers Managed to Raise the Gas Tax (Salt Lake Trib)
  • Hoosier State Amtrak Line Gets Short-Term Extension (Indiana Public Radio)
  • Transit Funding a Flashpoint for Michigan Ballot Proposal (M Live)
  • New Orleans-to-Orlando Rail Could Be Restored (News Herald)
  • New Book Explores the Origins and Applications of “Tactical Urbanism” (Next City)
  • How about they skip the whole waste-money-on-a-feasibility-study-phase and go with reinstating the Sunset Limited at double its previous frequency (i.e. daily instead of three days per week), then see what can be done from there.