Today’s Headlines

  • State Gives Atlanta Two Additional Weeks to Address Streetcar Concerns (AJC)
  • Atlanta City Council Members Think MARTA Should Have More Control Over Streetcar (WABE)
  • Athens Transit Program That Lets Kids Ride for Free Is a Hit (Banner-Herald)
  • NC State Researchers to Study Drivers at Crosswalks, Give Pamphlets to Those Who Break Laws (N&O)
  • Transportation Coalition Wants More Road Funds for Tennessee (The News)
  • Streetcars Work Best When They’re for Commuters, Not Just Tourists (AP)

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Atlanta Rolls Out New Bike-Share System (Next City) Atlanta Streetcar Gets 10-Day Reprieve From State Shutdown (Creative Loafing) Will the Streetcar Have a Bearing on the This Fall’s MARTA Vote? (AJC) Atlanta City Council Pushes Back on Planning Department Reorganization (Creative Loafing) Chattanooga Approves Form-Based Downtown Zoning (Times Free Press) More headlines at Streetsblog USA

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Memphis Misses Its Streetcars (Commercial Appeal) The Miami Herald Editorial Board Speaks Out in Favor of Tri-Rail Expansion Mississippi Coast Transit Authority Now Offers a Free Trolley to the Beach and Casino (WDAM) GDOT Threatens to Shut Atlanta Streetcar as Road Carnage Continues Unabated (WTVM) Can Atlanta Find Its Way Out of the Parking Desert? (WABE) … Not If the […]

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NC Bill Would Give State Veto Power Over Local Bike Projects (News & Observer) Charlotte Residents Welcome Streetcar Despite TV News Fear-Mongering (WSOC) Development of Fayetteville Bus Transit Hub Is Behind Schedule (Mass Transit) Tennessee DOT Allocates Funds for Mt. Juliet Ped, Bike, and Transit Projects (Lebanon Democrat) South Florida RTA Breaks Ground on Operations Center and Tri-Rail Improvements […]

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FTA Chief Cites Charlotte Streetcar as Model for Federal Funding (The Hill) Georgia Traffic Deaths Spike With 20 Percent of Victims Walking and Biking (Augusta Chronicle) Truck Driver Kills Man on Bike and Valdosta PD Has “Safety Tips” for Cyclists (Daily Times) Walk Score: Georgia State Is Atlanta’s Most Walkable ‘Hood, Bikeability Improves Overall (Curbed) Macon Receives National Grant to Revitalize Mill Hill (GPB) […]

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Amid State Concerns, Atlanta Looks to Contract Out Streetcar Operations (Fox5) Atlanta Bike-Share Is Up and Running (AJC) “Green” Atlanta Stadium Could Help With Westside Flooding (WABE) Charleston’s I-526 Might Actually Be Dead This Time (Post and Courier) Mobile to Add Five Miles of Bike Lanes to Road Project (WPMI) Nashville Commuter Rail Likely 20 Years […]

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Miami-Miami Beach Streetcar Remains in Limbo (Florida Politics) Atlantans Fear They’ll Lose Access in Deal to Give Away Downtown Streets (Creative Loafing) Atlanta Will Hire a Streetcar Safety Consultant (Saporta Report) Couple Charged With Murder in Gwinnett Road Rage Shooting (AJC) High-Speed Rail Could Come Through Downtown Fredericksburg (Free Lance Star) UNC Wilmington Starts Bike-Share (Star News) Surburban […]