Today’s Headlines

  • Nashville MPO Commits $1B to Transit, But It’s Probably Not Enough (WPLN)
  • Greensboro News & Record: Modest Passenger Rail Good Enough for Modest NC
  • Unions Say Alabamans Are On Board With Passenger Train Service (Alabama Live)
  • Officials: Texas-Atlanta Amtrak Line Could Begin Boarding in Three Years (Longview News Journal)
  • Atlanta Studies Looks at Atlanta’s Long War on Density
  • Shocker: Anti-Rail Reason Foundation Opposes More MARTA

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SC and GA May Join VA and NC in Passenger Rail Planning (Washington Post) Cyclists Concerned About Conflicts Along New Downtown Atlanta Bikeways (Curbed) Porsche Donates Half-Million to Atlanta BeltLine (Atl Biz Chronicle) Wake County Transit Plans Include New Rail and Bus Service (News & Observer) Raleigh Celebrates Groundbreaking at Union Station (News & Observer) SunRail Passenger Count Less Than Estimated […]

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Mississippi Delta to See First Passenger Rail Service in 20 Years (News MS) Atlanta Streetcar Ran One Vehicle Over Busy Holiday Weekend (Atlanta Magazine) Atlanta BeltLine Proposed Budget Includes 27 Percent Increase to Design Streetcar Extension (Saporta) Atlanta-Chattanooga Bullet Train Unlikely Because America (Times Free Press) NCDOT Launches New Wi-Fi Service on Regional Trains (Railway Technology) Tri-Rail […]

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Atlanta Columnist: Complete Streets Mean “Screwing Over Cars” (AJC) Buckhead Officials Look to Make Peachtree Road More Walkable (Atlanta INtown) Macon Group Gives Downtown Residents Free Bikes (Telegraph) Atlanta Launches Streetcar Mobile App (AJC) TN Gov. Haslam Delays Announcement on Gas-Tax Hike (Times Free Press) Feds Take Step Toward Reviving Orlando-New Orleans Passenger Rail (The Advocate) […]

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Greenville County Economic Development Corp Seeks Bids For Elevated, Automated Rail Line (NC News) Residents Need to Rally Behind CARTA as Americans for Prosperity Attacks Funding (Post and Courier) Rail Connecting Baton Rouge to New Orleans Viable But Long Ways Off (The Acadiana Advocate) TDOT: Expanding Passenger Rail Too Expensive (Columbia Daily Herald) Arguments Begin […]

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Koch Brothers Aim to Saddle Tennesseeans With Outmoded, Failing Infrastructure (Times Free Press) Meanwhile, People in Middle Tennessee Are Clamoring for Transit (Nashville NPR) Atlanta, Fulton County Leaders Meet to Devise MARTA Expansion Funding Plan (Saporta Report)  AJC Columnist: Political Lip Service Does Nothing for Transit and Puts Atlanta Behind AJC Columnist: Move MARTA Expansion Forward a Little at a Time TCPalm: Horns From Passenger […]

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NC DOT Rail Plan Builds on Record Passenger Train Ridership (News & Observer) North Carolina Budget Contains Provisions to Limit Light Rail Funding (John Locke) Atlanta Receives Federal Grants to Spur Development Along BeltLine (AJC) Cobb County Delays Plans for Pedestrian Bridge to Braves Stadium (MDJ) Greenville Looks to Roanoke as Example of Expanding Passenger […]