Today’s Headlines

  • Despite Federal Funding, Charlotte Council Considers Canceling Streetcar to Meet Budget Gap (WCNC)
  • MARTA Looks to Feds to Fund $2.2 Billion Rail Expansion (WXIA)
  • Atlanta First Southeastern City to Adopt Policy to Reduce Energy Consumption (Bloomberg)
  • Atlanta Is Denser Than Other Southern Cities, But Still Not Dense (Curbed)
  • Owner and Driver of Van Illegally Parked by Tracks Blame Streetcar Driver for Collision (WSB)
  • BeltLine Proposes 63 Miles in Streetcar System Plan (Atlanta Intown)
  • Lack of Reliable and Efficient Transportation Hinders Social Mobility (New York Times)

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Only Half of Atlanta Streetcar Riders Pay Fare (WABE) Atlanta Cyclists Ask for Bike Tunnel Under 400 (CBS 46) Buses, Trails Top Athens Residents’ Transpo Tax Wish List (Flagpole) The AJC Tells an Angry Reader Why John’s Creek Has So Many Roundabouts Atlanta Colleges Plan Green Infrastructure on the Westside (Saporta Report) Virginia Tech and Wake Forest Work With […]

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FTA Chief Cites Charlotte Streetcar as Model for Federal Funding (The Hill) Georgia Traffic Deaths Spike With 20 Percent of Victims Walking and Biking (Augusta Chronicle) Truck Driver Kills Man on Bike and Valdosta PD Has “Safety Tips” for Cyclists (Daily Times) Walk Score: Georgia State Is Atlanta’s Most Walkable ‘Hood, Bikeability Improves Overall (Curbed) Macon Receives National Grant to Revitalize Mill Hill (GPB) […]

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Observer Columnist Predicts Carmaggedon If Charlotte Gets Highway Toll Lanes Greenville GREAT Buses Free for a Day to Promote New Routes (WNCT) SC Transportation Commissioners Can’t Let Go of New Interstate to Nowhere (The State) Atlanta Regional Planner: We Can’t Build Our Way Out Of Congestion (AJC) Atlanta Streetcar No Longer Free, Still Incompatible With MARTA Card System […]

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Brightline Unveils Rail Cars and Amenities (Palm Beach Post) Miami Tri-Rail Deal a Feat for All Political Entities Involved (Miami Today) Coalition Against Rail Expansion in Florida Will Release Candidate Report Cards (Florida Politics) Is a Lack Of Driver Accountability to Blame for Lack of Safety? (Florida Today) Atlanta City Council Rethinking Transportation Sales Tax (ATL Biz Chronicle) […]

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Atlanta Is Finalist for HUD Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant (Atl Biz Chronicle) MARTA Board Chair Sits Down With WABE to Discuss $8 Billion Expansion Plan Ryan Gravel, the Brain Behind the BeltLine, Says Transit Needs to Be a Priority (Saporta Report) Motorists Have Caused Almost All of Atlanta Streetcar Crashes (WABE) Creative Loafing Urges Atlanta Residents to Be […]