Today’s Headlines

  • Two-Acre Site Near Metrorail Sells for $13 Million for TOD Development (South Florida Biz Journal)
  • Governor-Elect Will Do “Everything” to Get Light Rail Between NOLA, Baton Rouge (Times-Picayune)
  • Southern Rail Commission Submits Application to Restore Service East of NOLA (Chipley Paper)
  • Amtrak North Carolina Announces Bike Racks in Baggage, No Fees (Corridor Capital)
  • Charlotte Observer Urges State to “Break Up” With the I-77 Toll Lanes Project
  • Asheville Considers Kicking First Transit to the Curb, Raising Bus Fares (Citizen-Times)
  • My News 13 Answers the Tired Question: Why Don’t Cyclists Have to Have Licenses Too?
  • Has the Atlanta Streetcar Learned From Its Rough First Year? (AJC)
  • 2016 State of MARTA Breakfast Features Disruptive Technology Expert (Saporta Report)

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CATA CEO: More White People Would Ride Bus If They’re Weren’t So Many Black Drivers (The Hill) NOLA Releases Map of Construction Projects, Street Closures (Times-Picayune) Some Form of the Memphis Trolleys May Be Back in 2015 (Daily News) GA House Passes Bill to “Level” Field Between Taxis and App-Based Taxis (Atlanta Business Chronicle) NC […]

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Transit Opponents Are Exaggerating Impact of MARTA Sales Tax on Individual Taxpayers (AJC) State Senate Advances Bill That Would Kneecap Transit Starts in Many Georgia Cities (GAPol) Valdosta Moves Foward to Make Transit Pilot Permanent (WALB) AJC Asks Readers: What’s the Best MARTA Station? Sun Sentinel: Before a New Tax, Broward County Needs to Get Its Act Together […]