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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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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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 […]

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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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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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U.S. DOT Awards Loan for Charlotte LYNX Extension (Progressive Railroading) U.S. DOT Signs Off on Richmond to Raleigh HSR Environmental Impact Study (The Hill) Study: Converting Alabama Bridge for Pedestrians Would Boost Tourism (Free Times Press) Texas Developer to Buy Atlanta Civic Center for Mixed-Use Development (Atl Biz Chronicle) University of Mississippi Bans Cars From Observatory Loop for […]

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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 […]