Today’s Headlines

  • As Legislative Session Ends, South Carolina Not Likely to See Transportation Funding Fix (Post & Courier)
  • Virginia Hosts Public Meeting on DC to Georgia High Speed Rail Line (Free Lance-Star)
  • No Approval for Maglev to Enter Orlando Airport as Project Moves Forward (Orlando Sentinel)
  • Tri-Rail Makes Over Pompano Beach Station With More Shade, Less Parking (Sun Sentinel)
  • As New Orleans Sinks and Sea Levels Rise, Risk for Home Owners Increases (Times-Picayune)
  • ULI Hosts TOD Forum in Raleigh to Discuss Wake County Transit Plans (PR.com)
  • Wendell Cox: Smart Growth and Transit Expansion Will Doom Atlanta’s Growth (City Journal)
  • MARTA Still Controversial in Cobb Despite Transit Needs (MDJ)
  • Atlanta Business Group Offers Free Transit Commutes to Get Workers Out of Cars (WXIA)
  • Tenor of MARTA Reddit and Ensuing Comments Are About What You’d Expect (AJC)

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Bike Paths? But What About the Drivers Who Want to Speed Through Decatur? (AJC) MARTA Adds Spaces for Frustrated New Park-and-Ride Commuters (AJC) Suburban Atlanta Builder Says Buyers Want Transit and Walkability (Curbed) Gas Tax Bill Heads to TN Gov. Haslam’s Desk (Chattanooga Times Free Press) Ashland, VA Forms Stakeholder Group to Study High-Speed Rail […]

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MARTA to Pitch Expansion That Would “Transform the Region” (AJC) Cobb County Circulator Could Lead to Additional Transit Improvements (MDJ) Rome Asks Norfolk Southern to Donate Rail Trail Property (Rome News-Tribune) Streetcar Spurs Development of 550 New Apartments in Mixed-Use Development (Charlotte Observer) Miami-Dade Looks to Give MPO More Authority in Planning Transit Projects (Miami Herald) All Aboard […]

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NC Legislators Fail to Remove Light Rail Funding Cap (WRAL) Is Raleigh Rushing Rezoning Before New City Council Steps In? (Indy Week) Raleigh-Area Businesses Want More Transit (Business NC) Charlotte Mayoral Candidates Agree on Streetcar and Affordable Housing (Observer) FTA Writes Atlanta Over Concerns With Streetcar Safety, Maintenance (Atl Biz Chronicle) MARTA, Gwinnett Residents and Biz Leaders […]

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Talks Begin on What Happens With SunRail After FL Hands Control to Localities (Orlando Sentinel) MARTA Adds Two New Bus Routes to Clayton County Service (Atl Biz Chronicle) Atlanta City Council Approves Streetcar Expansion (AJC) Buckhead Unwilling to Share “Precious Street Capacity” With Streetcar (Atl Intown) Nashville Road Widening “Top Priority” in MPO Transportation Plan (Springhill Home Page) Wake County […]

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MARTA Announces Nearly 400 Layoffs, Mainly From Paratransit Services (WAOK) Buckhead Development Called “Urban Oasis”  ‘Cause Parking Will Be Hidden (What Now Atlanta) TN Lawmaker Hopes Autonomous Vehicles Will Allow Blind People to Drive (Brentwood Home Page) Columbia Mayor: Transit Agency Board Needs More Diversity (ColaDaily) Miami Beach and Miami-Dade Working Together to Bring Rail Connection (Palm Beach […]