Today’s Headlines

  • Six Million Floridians at Risk as Sea Levels Rise — Sooner Than Expected (Miami Herald)
  • Anti-Rail Georgia Public Policy Foundation Supports MARTA Expansion Bill
  • Uber Lobbies for MARTA Expansion (AJC)
  • Valdosta Expands Fledgling Transit System With a Second Free Route (WTVM)
  • All Aboard Protesters: It’s “Foolish” to Run Rail Through Highly Populated, Touristy Areas (WPTV)
  • Without Additional Transit, Nashville Travel Times Will Quadruple by 2040 (Columbia Daily Herald)
  • Memphis Becomes First City to Adopt Comprehensive Neighborhood Blight Elimination Charter (Next City)

More headlines at Streetsblog USA

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

Today’s Headlines

|
Georgia Pols Discuss State Takeover and Investment in a “Re-Branded” MARTA (AJC) MARTA Seeks Changes to State Law to Fund Expansion (Next City) Road Closures for All Aboard Track Work Aren’t That Big a Deal (Sun Sentinel) Tri-Rail Closer to Securing Funding for Downtown Miami Expansion (Miami Herald) New Transit Director Wants to Make Miami-Dade County “Car-Optional” […]

Today’s Headlines

|
Commissioner: Commuters Should Be “Encouraged More Forcefully” to Abandon Cars (Miami Herald) SunRail Will Install Fences Along Tracks for Pedestrian Safety (WOFL) Amtrak Silver Star Will Continue to Be Diner-less Through April (FL Coalition of Rail Passengers) Atlanta-Area Mayors Discuss MARTA Expansion (AJC) AJC Advocates Public-Private Partnerships for Atlanta Infrastructure Albany Transit Is “Big Part of […]

Today’s Headlines

|
Wake County Advisory Committee Prioritizes Bus Improvements Over Rail (Triangle Biz Journal) Tampa’s Second Annual Cyclovia Grows From Previous Year (Tampa Bay Tribune) Miami CEOs Weigh In on Bus vs. Rail Debate (Miami Herald) Metro Atlanta’s Newest Cities Suffer From Lack of Contenders, Voters (AJC) Cobb County Hires New Transit Manager From Baltimore (MDJ) Suburban Henry County Commissioners and Residents Receptive […]

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 […]

Today’s Headlines

|
Anti-Rail Lawmaker Lets MARTA Bill Out of Committee, For a Seat on Transportation Committee (AJC) ATL Urbanist Tweets Graph Highlighting Lack of MARTA Investment Saporta Report: Georgia Must Support Transit for Economy to Remain Competitive Millennials Band Together for MARTA Expansion (AJC) Planners Look to Make Atlanta Less Hellish for Walking (Next City) The BeltLine Is Spurring … Suburban Development? (Curbed) […]

Today’s Headlines

|
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 […]