Today’s Headlines

  • Man Weaponizes Car to Kill Charlottesville Anti-Racism Protestor (CNN, NPR)
  • Bus Ridership in American Cities Down 13% Since 2007 (WSJ)
  • As Her Boss Snipes at Her Husband, Secretary Elaine Chao Staying on at DOT (Hill)
  • Ray LaHood’s Report on Fixing and Funding WMATA Due Soon (WTOP); Leaders Will Meet This Month (WaPo)
  • In Dramatic Reversal, NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Says He Will Push Congestion Pricing Plan to Fund MTA (NYT)
  • NJ Transit Raids Federal Capital Funds to Patch Budgets More Than Any Other Transit System (Bloomberg)
  • Nashville MTA Releases Vision for Light Rail System Backed by Mayor (Tennessean, Biz Journal)
  • The Streetcar Boom Is More About Transit-Oriented Development Than Transit (Vox)
  • All Eyes Are on Seattle’s Dockless Bike-Share Bonanza (Crosscut); Meanwhile, Market Urbanism Wants More
  • SEPTA Could Take Inspiration From Boston, Shifting Some Paratransit Trips to Ride-Hail Apps (Philly.com)
  • Charleston, SC, Lets Traffic Fears Scuttle Plan to Replace Car Lane With Protected Bikeway (Post and Courier)