Today’s Headlines

  • Economic Benefits of Rail Win Over Atlanta Skeptic (AJC)
  • Streetcar Decisions Led By Politics, Not Practicality (AJC)
  • Georgia State Wins Bid To Redevelop Turner Field (Atl Biz Chronicle)
  • Third Death on Okeechobee Boulevard Spurs FDOT to Action (WPTV)
  • Miami Beach Will Take Immediate Steps to Bring Light-Rail to Mainland (Miami New Times)
  • Wake County Board to Remain Democratic — Good News For Rail Line (News & Observer)
  • Mississippi’s Proposed Transport Tax Shift Good for Business, Bad for Low-Income People (MS Biz Journal)

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All Aboard Brightline Opening Delayed Until 2017 (The Next Miami) Monroe County Considers Reviving Rail in the Florida Keys (Keys News) MARTA Expansion Legislation Discussions Begin (AJC) MARTA to Spend Nearly $200 Million on Tunnel Ventilation Upgrades (Atl Biz Chronicle) Atlanta City Council Considers Legislation for Streetcar Passenger Rules (Saporta Report) Buckhead Business Association Releases Poll on Streetcar […]

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Tri-Rail Service to Miami-Dade Airport Begins Sunday (Miami Herald) Palm Beach County Mayors Promise to Make Streets Safer for Walking and Biking (Sun-Sentinel) Indian River County Files Federal Lawsuit Challenging All-Aboard Florida Bonds (Palm Beach Post) Georgia Transportation Bill Comes Up Short Overall (Creative Loafing, AJC) Senate Passes MARTA Bill With Surprise Change to Allow For Sales […]

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FDOT Gets Right to Work on Reducing Traffic Deaths (Tampa Bay Times) Miami-Dade Weighs How to Pay for More Commuter Rail (Herald) Pinellas County, FL Expands $1 Uber/Taxi Rides To and From Bus Stops (Tampa Biz Journal) Florida Lawmakers Take Aim at Brightline (Daily Business Review) Georgia Officials Tout New I-75 Toll Lanes (AJC) With New Gas Tax, SC […]

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Alabama and Florida Among Most Dangerous States to Walk (WAAY) SFRTA Votes to Allow Tri-Rail Service at New MiamiCentral Station (Miami Herald) When Will GDOT Threaten to Close Georgia’s Dangerous Road System? (AJC 1, 2) Former Atlanta Mayor Knocks Cobb County, Braves for Lack of Transit at New Stadium (AJC) Raleigh Newspaper Doesn’t Get Density (City Beautiful 21) Nashville Needs Better Land Use Planning in […]

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Miami Politicians: No Bus Improvements Without Light Rail (Miami Herald) Florida Republican Asks: Why Aren’t We Investing in America’s Infrastructure? (Tampa Tribune) Opening of SunRail Extension Delayed Until 2018 (Orlando Biz Journal) Bill to Force “Public Conversation” About MARTA in Gwinnett Died in Session (Gwinnett Daily News) Uber, Lyft Drivers Take to Atlanta City Hall to Demand […]