Today’s Headlines

  • A Month After Harvey, Texas Tribune Finds Low-Income Houstonians Stranded Without Cars
  • Advocates Are Wary of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh’s Slow Pace on Transportation (CityLab)
  • DC Council Member Wants Review of “Speed Trap” Cams: With Friends Like These… (WaPo, Fox 5)
  • Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s Transit Cuts Almost Derail Budget (Miami Herald)
  • Without Federal Funding, Dallas Rail Expansion Plans Could Drown Region in Debt (Dallas News)
  • Salt Lake City Airport Board Backs Lower-Cost Light Rail Expansion to Airport (Tribune)
  • Atlanta City Council Approves Plan to Turn Streetcar Over to MARTA Next Year (AJC)
  • Madison, Wisconsin, Streamlines Its Transportation Planning Commissions (Cap Times)
  • Caltrans Promotes Participatory Budgeting As Part of Its Local Planning Grants (Next City)
  • Cities Wooing Amazon Fret About Transit (News & Observer) and Bike Lanes (People for Bikes)
  • david vartanoff

    Salt Lake will spend $3 billion on rehabbing the airport but can’t find $68 million for the rail connection??? Running the service “at street level” is code for slow and constantly sabotaged by traffic. I’m sure the $50+ million to grade separate the line could be found in the airport plan.