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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State Gives Atlanta Two Additional Weeks to Address Streetcar Concerns (AJC) Atlanta City Council Members Think MARTA Should Have More Control Over Streetcar (WABE) Athens Transit Program That Lets Kids Ride for Free Is a Hit (Banner-Herald) NC State Researchers to Study Drivers at Crosswalks, Give Pamphlets to Those Who Break Laws (N&O) Transportation Coalition Wants More Road Funds for […]

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Finding Transportation Is Tough for Orlando’s Low-Income Workers (WMFE) Palm City Congressman Attacks Brightline Funding (Florida Politics) Fulton County Is Making a Plan for Transit Outside Atlanta (Patch) Taking Over Atlanta Streetcar Won’t Be Easy for MARTA (WABE) Atlanta Hawks Eye Nearby Sea of Parking for Entertainment District (Curbed) Asheville Removes Bike Lanes and Greenways […]

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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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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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Atlanta Rolls Out New Bike-Share System (Next City) Atlanta Streetcar Gets 10-Day Reprieve From State Shutdown (Creative Loafing) Will the Streetcar Have a Bearing on the This Fall’s MARTA Vote? (AJC) Atlanta City Council Pushes Back on Planning Department Reorganization (Creative Loafing) Chattanooga Approves Form-Based Downtown Zoning (Times Free Press) More headlines at Streetsblog USA

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Pinellas Transit Authority to Replace Aging Diesel Buses With Hybrids (St. Petersburg Tribune) The Real Deal Offers a Pictorial Essay on All Aboard’s MiamiCentral Station The Atlantic Examines Why Transit Struggles in Nashville and Other Small Cities Drunk Driver Sentenced to 25 Years for Killing NOLA Pedestrian (Times-Picayune) French Quarter Streetcar Project Expected to Restore Neighborhood, Improve Economy […]