Today’s Headlines

  • Virginia Beach Officials Make a Show of Defying State by Opposing Transit (Virginian Pilot)
  • Bill to Allow Atlanta to Fund MARTA Expansion Expected to Go to Vote Tuesday (Atl Biz Chronicle)
  • Mayor Reed Takes His Mission to Expand MARTA to Austin, Texas (AJC)
  • Suburban Garden City Is Trying to Be a Little More Urban to Attract Business (WTVM)
  • Athens Transit Proposes Free Bus Rides for Youth Over Summer Break (Banner-Herald)
  • Tennessee House Passes Urban De-annexation Bill (Commercial Appeal)
  • How Can Miami Save Itself From Rising Sea Levels? (Politico)

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Georgia Senate Kills MARTA Funding Bill … (Atl Biz  Chronicle) … While Bill Requiring Transit Referenda Gets a Vote (MDJ) Atlanta, Urban Sprawl Poster Child, Makes Some Progress (Harvard Business Review) The Millenials Came to Tampa and Development Listened (TBO) Dear Martin County: All Aboard Florida Won’t Kill You (PenneyVanderbilt) Space Coast TPO Schedules Meeting for Brightline Station (Orlando Biz […]

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NC Gov. McCrory Vows to Veto Bill to Siphon Taxes From Urban to Rural Counties (News & Observer) UNCC Professor Asks Students to Map Charlotte as They See It (Plan Charlotte) Charlotte Streetcar Operator Found at Fault for Collision (Observer) Sales Tax Referendum Could Mean Big Changes for Hillsborough Transit (TBO) Open Letter to Salmoning Cyclists: Don’t Do It (News Press) […]

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Bike Paths? But What About the Drivers Who Want to Speed Through Decatur? (AJC) MARTA Adds Spaces for Frustrated New Park-and-Ride Commuters (AJC) Suburban Atlanta Builder Says Buyers Want Transit and Walkability (Curbed) Gas Tax Bill Heads to TN Gov. Haslam’s Desk (Chattanooga Times Free Press) Ashland, VA Forms Stakeholder Group to Study High-Speed Rail […]

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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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Driver Sentenced to 20 Years for Killing Petersburg, VA Pedestrian (Richmond Times-Dispatch) GOP Candidates for VA Governor Split on Transpo Funding (Virginian-Pilot) Tennessee Bill Would Allow Guns on Public Transit (Local Memphis) Asheville’s Urban Trail Is a Museum Without Walls (Strong Towns) MARTA Ridership Drops After I-85 Reopens (WABE) Free Roswell, GA Shuttle Will Connect People to […]

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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 […]