Today’s Headlines

  • Miami-Orlando Passenger Rail in Legal Limbo (Florida Bulldog)
  • Hillsborough County, FL Wins $4 Million Fed Grant for New Buses (Tampa Business Journal)
  • … and Savannah Got $1.6 Million (Savannah Morning News)
  • Jacksonville Will Try to Regulate Uber Again (Florida Politics)
  • Florida Parents Worried Gators Will Eat Their Kids at the Bus Stop (WKBW)
  • Here’s What a Park Over GA 400 Could Look Like (Curbed)
  • Atlanta Development Sparks Debate Over BeltLine Transit (Creative Loafing)
  • Chipotle Will Deliver Burritos by Drone at Virginia Tech (Ridgecrest Daily Independent)
  • University of Kentucky Bans Cars From Part of Campus (UKNow)
  • Souped-Up Golf Carts Used to Ferry People Around the University of Tennessee (Daily Beacon)
  • Clarkesville, TN Likely to Get Rail Service Before Murfreesboro (WGNS)
  • Middle Tennessee Transit Plan Calls for Light Rail, Express Buses (Daily Beacon)
  • University of Alabama to Discourage Bus Ridership by Building More Parking (Crimson White)

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Florida Woman Charged in Fatal Hit-and-Run in Savannah (Daily Journal) Georgia Chamber of Commerce Excited About Pouring Fed Funds Into Roads (Saporta) Peachtree Corners Mayor’s Letter on Traffic Misses Opportunities to Discuss Transit (Patch) Macon County Transit Signs Deal to Provide Service to Appalachian Trail (Macon County News) Tennessee DOT Approves Grant to Restore Trolley Service (Local […]

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Coastal Florida Might Be Evacuated Today as Hurricane Matthew Approaches (CBS Miami) South Carolina Will Reverse Freeway Lanes for Matthew Evacuees (The State) Evacuations Ordered in Coastal North Carolina, Too (News & Observer) New Orleans Opens New Streetcar Line (Curbed) Jefferson Parish Applies for Bike Infrastructure Grants (Times Picayune) Arkansas Bridges Need $750M in Repairs (Insurance […]
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More Transit Agencies Adding WiFi on Buses

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Photo: Streets.mn Escambia County, Florida announced WiFi on its buses last week. So did Charleston, South Carolina. Kansas City had it months before. And Atlanta‘s working on it too. It’s a trend that’s gaining speed quickly among transit agencies intent on luring young people to their service, according to Chad Chitwood, a spokesperson for the American Public Transit Association. For several years, the shares of [...]

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Floridians to Florida DOT: We Want Transit, Not More Highway Lanes (Mass Transit) New Report Highlights Potential Light Rail Corridors for Nashville (Nashville Biz Journal) Nashville MTA’s CEO: We All Have a Stake in Middle Tennessee Transportation (Wilson Post) Bristol, Tennessee, Transit to Host Passenger Appreciation Day (Bristol Herald Courier) Birmingham Transit Users Have Suffered Decades of Dysfunction […]

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Sarasota, FL Recognizes Widening Roads Is Unsustainable (Herald-Tribune) Downtown Augusta, GA Redevelopment Plan Could Improve Walkability (Chronicle) NC Gov. Pat McCrory Once Championed Light Rail (News & Observer) Hampton Roads and Newport News, VA Set to Release Transit Plan (Daily Press) Memphis Park Plans Include Bike Lanes, Tunnels Under Roadway (Commercial Appeal) Plenty of Blame […]

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How Charlotte Highways Contribute to Racial Injustice (ThinkProgress) Miami Launches Study on Bus Rapid Transit (Miami Herald) Virginia Beach Officials Are Split on Tide Light Rail (Southside Daily) West Virginia University PRT System Showing Its Age (Daily Athenaeum) Is Gainesville Really the Most Bike-Friendly City in Florida? (IFA) Live Oak, FL Wants an Amtrak Stop (WUFT) Tallahassee Doesn’t Get […]