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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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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Miami Is Modernizing the Metrorail Fleet With Locally-Assembled Cars (Forward Florida) Atlanta Applies for Federal Grant to Extend Streetcar (WSB) Mississippi State University Debuts Bike Repair Stations (MS State) Nashville MTA, RTA to Bring nMotion Tour Bus to Earth Day Festival (Mass Transit Mag) North Fort Myers to North Naples Commuter Rail Line Proposed (Wink News) Group Opposing […]

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Louisiana and Florida Have the Most Distracted Drivers of Any State (Sun Sentinel) MARTA CEO Talks Ridership Surge, Braves Traffic, Streetcar and More (Reporter) Tampa Bay Times Columnist to FDOT: Don’t Destroy Tampa Neighborhoods for More Roads With I-85 Closed, AJC Traffic Columnist Finally Plans to Try MARTA Uber Introduces Flat-Fare Carpooling in Atlanta (Curbed) Smyrna, TN Improves Downtown […]

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Despite Federal Funding, Charlotte Council Considers Canceling Streetcar to Meet Budget Gap (WCNC) MARTA Looks to Feds to Fund $2.2 Billion Rail Expansion (WXIA) Atlanta First Southeastern City to Adopt Policy to Reduce Energy Consumption (Bloomberg) Atlanta Is Denser Than Other Southern Cities, But Still Not Dense (Curbed) Owner and Driver of Van Illegally Parked […]

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Economic Benefits of Rail Win Over Atlanta Skeptic (AJC) Streetcar Decisions Led By Politics, Not Practicality (AJC) Georgia State Wins Bid To Redevelop Turner Field (Atl Biz Chronicle) Third Death on Okeechobee Boulevard Spurs FDOT to Action (WPTV) Miami Beach Will Take Immediate Steps to Bring Light-Rail to Mainland (Miami New Times) Wake County Board […]