Today’s Headlines

  • As Georgians Wait for the Bus, State’s Costliest Transpo Project Moves Right Along (MDJ)
  • Nonprofit Works to Bring Trolleys Back to Belmont, North Carolina (TWC News)
  • South Florida Looks to Seven Cities That Do Bicycling Right (News Press)
  • Hillsborough Transportation Plan Leaves Open Possibility for Light Rail, Streetcar (Tampa Bay Times)
  • Gainesville Has Disproportionately More Bicycle Crashes Than Peer Counties (Gainesville Sun)
  • Urban and Mixed-Use Development Will Change the Face of Charleston (Post and Courier)
  • Aiken City Commissioners: No Room for Cyclists on Widened Road (WJBF)
  • Atlanta Streetcar Spurs Construction of Mixed-Use Building (Curbed)
  • Tired of Ticketing Pedestrians, Marietta Will Install Crosswalk at Transit Station (My Informs)
  • Georgia Bikes! VP Discusses Advocacy With AJC

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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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Charlotte Leaders Hold “Summit” on HOT Lanes (Charlotte Observer) Politico Imagines Streetcar as Emblem of Charlotte’s Social Ills Yes, Florida, Transit Oriented Development Is Real (The Real Deal) Can Canals and Mangroves Help Miami Weather Climate Change? (New Times) Sun Sentinel Investigation Finds Lax Discipline for Broward Bus Drivers The Nashville Business Journal Shows a Map of Potential Frequent […]
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Reminder: Just Laying Track Is No Guarantee Riders Will Come

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Atlanta’s streetcar route is still surrounded by parking lots. Photo: Streetcarviews/Tumblr Laying track isn’t enough to build a successful transit system — as some cities are learning the hard way. A slate of new rail projects — mostly mixed-traffic streetcars, but that’s not the only way to mess up — are attracting embarrassingly few passengers. Some of these projects may be [...]

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Atlanta Streetcar Wins Lawsuit Against Utility Lines (Atl Biz Chronicle) Gainesville Hosts Active Streets Festival Sunday (Gainesville Sun) Middle Tennessee Transit Report Finds Insufficient Regional Transit (Lebanon Democrat) Tampa Bay Streetcar Offers Quarter Rides This Weekend (WFTS) Southwest Florida Developers Hold Walkability Forum (Naples News) Titusville Trail Bridge Construction Could Begin Next Month (Florida Today) […]