Today’s Headlines

  • MARTA Releases Wish List for Referendum Funds (AJC)
  • Athens Transit Study Finds People Want More Transit (Banner-Herald)
  • North Carolina Legislators Look to Lift Light Rail Cap (News & Observer)
  • Orlando and Orange County Officials Plan Light Rail From Airport to Convention Center (WFTV)
  • Sorry Florida, But “Education” Means Zilch Without Streets Designed for Cycling (Village News)
  • Thanks to Rick Scott, Florida HSR Funds Will Help Upgrade Rail in Northeast (Real Estate Weekly)

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FDOT “Safety Manager” Blames Deceased Pedestrians for Unsafe Roads (CityLab) Miami Will Offer Public Transit on Boats (Miami Today) FSU Prof Thinks Self-Driving Cars Will Pretty Much Usher In a Utopia (Florida Politics) Atlanta Leaders Look to Dallas Light Rail for Inspiration (Saporta Report) Peachtree City, GA Is Getting New LED Streetlights (AJC) Virginia Beach Takes […]

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ATU Calls for Louisiana to Increase Transit Funding (The Advocate) Curbed Compares Atlanta Sprawl to San Francisco Sprawl Atlanta to Get HUD Neighborhood Revitalization Funds (Atlanta Daily World) MARTA Reveals Revised Plan for Brookhaven TOD (The Post) Chattanooga Developer Vies for Rail Hub Before Rail Is Funded (Times Free Press) Miami Sees Two New Mixed-Use Proposals (South Florida Business Journal) More headlines […]

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Opinion: Failing to Address Affordable Housing and Transit Will Doom Nashville (Tennessean) MATA Headquarters Built on Landfill Sinking, Relocation Costs $60 Million (WMC) Jefferson County Tax Assessor Files Lawsuit for Transit Use of Sales Tax Funds (AL.com) Overtown Community Redevelopment Agency Adds Millions to Tri-Rail Funds (Sharis Home) Hillsborough County Considers Mobility Fees to Discourage Sprawl […]

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How Should Virginia Beach Spend Light Rail Money After Ballot Defeat? (Virginian-Pilot) Construction Starts on Roanoke Passenger Rail Platform (WDBJ) Georgia Republicans Warm Up to Transit (AJC) Macon Road-Widening Project Includes Sidewalks, Maybe a Roundabout (Telegraph) Charlotte Commuters Want Gov.-Elect Cooper to End I-77 Tolls (WSOC) Durham, Orange County Will Have to Dig Deep to […]

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SunRail TIGER Application Pulled, Delaying Expansion Plans (News 13) Orlando TODs Are Hot Properties (Orlando Biz Journal) Thanks to Public Demand, Gwinnett Commissioners Are Talking Transit (Gwinnett Daily Post) Passenger in 2015 Birmingham Bus Crash Dies a Year Later (Alabama Live) Petition Against Virginia Beach Light Rail Falls Short of Threshold  (Virginian Pilot) Florida NIMBYs: Passenger Rail Will […]