Today’s Headlines

  • Blumenauer Wants to Block Band-Aids for Transpo Funding (The Hill)
  • Amtrak Crash Illustrates Hurdles for Controlling Train Speeds (NYT)
  • What If Amtrak Ran Like an Airline? (New Yorker)
  • Maryland Governor Continues to Stall on Purple Line (GGW)
  • FHWA Introduces Design Guide for Protected Bike Lanes (Fast Lane)
  • Can a Classic Counseling Technique Help Cut Down Driving in Austin? (Next City)
  • Bridgeport, CT, Transforms Itself Through TOD (New England Real Estate Journal)
  • Long Beach Sees Steady Boost in Cycling (LA Times)
  • Bolwerk

    How about running Amtrak like a railroad?

    Actually, that New Yorker article does make at least one valid point. Amtrak probably could increase its seat density a lot, especially on routes where people are making shorter trips.