Today’s Headlines

  • NC Pols Proud of Gutting Light Rail Budget, But Won’t Own Up to Doing It (News & Observer)
  • News & Record Supports NC DOT High-Speed Rail Plan
  • BeltLine Considers Creating Community Improvement District to Raise Funds (AJC)
  • Atlanta Has a History of Obliterating Neighborhoods With Sports Stadium Development (Alternet)
  • Cobb County to Use Tax Dollars to Float Struggling Parking Deck (MDJ)
  • MARTA: TOD at Oakland City Station Will Revive the Neighborhood (AJC)
  • How Sprawl and Asphalt Make Atlanta a Heat Island (WABE)
  • High Speed Rail America Hosts Forum to Discuss Miami Maglev (WFOR)

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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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Urban Legislators From Both Parties Attack NC Light Rail Restriction (Charlotte Observer) The News & Observer Discusses All the Reasons Light Rail Is Good for the Triangle … … While Charlotte Highlights Bars and Breweries Along Its Light Rail (Charlotte Observer) Buckhead Community Improvement District Studies Covering GA-400 With Park (AJC) City of Atlanta Approves […]

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LA Gov. Edwards: Shortfall Won’t Stop New Orleans-Baton Rouge Commuter Rail (Business Report) Outgoing NC Gov’s $1 Billion Transpo Bond Unlikely to Gain Traction (News & Observer) “Yes, But” on High-Speed Rail Through Fredericksburg (Free Lance-Star) Jacksonville Transit Is Increasing Ridership and Saving Lives (Times Union) Pensacola Ponders How to Pay for Complete Street (News […]

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NC DOT Torpedoes Anticipated Federal Funding for Durham Rail-Trail (Herald-Sun) 62 Percent of Georgians Support Dedicated Funding of Transit (AJC) GA Governor Endorses Tranpo Bill, GOP Rep Rebukes Americans for Tax Reform (AJC) Is GA Major Interchange Project Outdated Before Construction Begins? (WABE) Cheapest High-Speed Rail Route Through Hall County Has Lowest Projected Ridership (Gainesville Times) Naples Yanked […]

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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 […]