Today’s Headlines

  • Frustrated With Judge’s Delay, Maryland Asks for Emergency Ruling to Allow Purple Line to Proceed (WaPo)
  • King County Metro Adds More Buses to Serve Flood of Amazon Interns (Seattle Times)
  • Higher Fares, Less Service, More Disruptions, Fewer Riders: WMATA’s “Death Spiral” (WAMU)
  • South Carolina Transit Struggles With Lack of Funding and Sprawling, Car-Dependent Cities (Post and Courier)
  • Suburban Fulton County, Outside Atlanta, Begins Work on Transit Master Plan (AJC)
  • Officials Begin Planning to Tame Extra-Wide Streets in Downtown Rochester, NH (Fosters.com)
  • Undoing a Parking Crater: Akron Seeks Ideas for Downtown, Which Is One-Third Parking Lots (Cleveland.com)
  • Employers Should Allow Their Workers to Accept Cash Instead of Free Parking as a Commuting Perk (NRDC)
  • The Barnes Dance “Pedestrian Scramble” Makes a Comeback (Governing)
  • Pop-Up Bike Lane Gets Use in Elk River, MN (Star News)
  • AMH

    That Purple Line delay is beyond infuriating. Delays are already a leading cause of high project costs in the US.