Today’s Headlines

  • Kasim Reed Vows to Spike Transpo Funding Initiative If MARTA Is Shortchanged (AJC)
  • MARTA Funding Bill Has First Hearing in Senate (Atl Biz Chronicle)
  • Officials Talk Transit as Gridlock Chokes Tampa Area Beaches (TBO)
  • Related: St. Pete Submits Federal Grant Application for Gondolas (Florida Politics)
  • The Crack Truth Squad at WSB-TV Discovers Transportation Is Subsidized
  • Some Atlanta Suburbs Are Rethinking Car Dependence (WABE)
  • Charleston Transit Advocates Want Improved Service, Not Fewer Bus Stops (Post and Courier)

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Atlanta Mayor: MARTA Bill May Not Be Dead (Saporta Report) The AJC Takes a Look Back at MARTA in the 1970s Can Atlanta Streetcar Get Another Round of TIGER? (AJC) Athens Transit Pairs Public Comment With Polling for Expansion Push (Banner-Herald) Charlotte Applies for “Smart Cities” Grant (WSOCTV) Is Uber the “Last Mile” Solution Transit Has Been […]

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RTA Ferry Redesign Will Encourage Multimodal Transit (Next City) Raleigh Citizen Group Will Oppose Transit Tax to “Get City’s Attention” (News & Observer) Lt. Gov: MARTA Is a Gold Mine, Should Be Treated Like A Business (AJC) Atlanta City Council Approves BeltLine Payment Plan (ATL Biz Chronicle) Transit Ridership Is Down Across Florida (News Press) Sumner County Defers Funding […]

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Memphis Transit to Purchase New Trolleys, Won’t Give System Start Date (Memphis Flyer) Nashville Mayor: Paying For Transit Expansion Is the Hard Part (Tennessean) Late-Night Vote Advances Tampa Bay’s Despised Highway Expansion Project (TBO) Atlanta’s QT Gas Station Opens Urban Location – With No Gas (Curbed) MARTA Meets With Feds to Talk Funding For BRT (WABE) Conservative AJC Blogger […]

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Hillsborough Commission Votes to Proceed With Transpo Funding Referendum (WTSP) Is Commuter Rail the “Premium Transit” Tampa Is Looking For? (Bay News 9) FDOT Installs Crosswalk Markings After Driver Killed a Child (WFTA) UCF Scraps Pedestrian Bridge Plan for Enhanced Crosswalks (Central FL Future) Atlanta Hires Becky Katz of Park Pride as Chief Bicycle Officer (Patch) MARTA CEO Keith […]

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Locals Fear Mayor Kasim Reed Is Rushing Deals for Turner Field Redevelopment (Saporta Report) Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez: Toll Moneys Belong in Drivers’ Pockets, Not in Transit Budget (Herald) South Florida Regional Transportation Authority Approves Boca Transit Study (Sun Sentinel) Central Florida Pushes for Toll Revenue for SunRail and Lynx (Orlando Sentinel) New GoTriangle CEO Advocates […]

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House Passes MARTA Freedom Bill Stripped of Provision to Raise MARTA Tax (AJC) Beltline PPPs Pass Georgia Senate Last Night of Session (Atlanta Business Chronicle) Five Key Points of Georgia Transportation Funding Bill (Mass Transit Mag) Dekalb Voters Will Decide on Two New Cities in Atlanta Region (Creative Loafing) MARTA Holds Public Hearings for Northern […]