Today’s Headlines

  • What It’s Like to Be Carless in Sprawling Phoenix (Talking Points Memo)
  • Seattle Wants Developers to Give Tenants Bus Passes, Not Parking Spots (CityLab)
  • Oregonian: Trucker Who Ran Red Light and Killed Three Children Shouldn’t Be Charged
  • Politifact Evaluates Claim That Portland’s Bike Network Cost Less Than Single Highway Mile
  • San Francisco Considering Housing Subsidies for Six-Figure Income Households (SF Business Times)
  • Brookings: Baltimore’s Concentrated Poverty About Average for Large U.S. Cities
  • Capital Bikeshare Announces New Strategy to Solve Downtown’s Morning Full Dock Problem

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Wednesday’s Headlines

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Voters already approved the south Phoenix light rail extension as part of a larger transportation package in 2015, but now opponents are trying to get it on the ballot again. Meanwhile, the Federal Transit Administration has expressed concern about local officials bowing to the vocal minority and deciding to revisit/delay the project. (Republic) Congestion pricing […]

Tuesday’s Headlines

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Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has tapped a Georgia Power executive to head up a new board — dubbed “the ATL,” for Atlanta Transit Link Authority, which would have been cool 20 years ago — that will coordinate MARTA and other transit agencies in the 13-county metro area. (AJC) Whether it’s a rail line or bus-only […]