Today’s Headlines

  • The Post and Courier Endorses Half-Penny Transpo Tax in Charleston
  • NC State Student Paper Endorses Wake County Transit Referendum (Technician)
  • Virginia Beach Light Rail Is Just One of 49 Transit Projects on U.S. Cities’ Ballots (Virginian-Pilot)
  • Columnist: Vote Yes on Atlanta Transit Expansion (Saporta Report)
  • More Reasons to Vote Yes on T-SPLOST (Curbed)
  • Today’s T-SPLOST Vote Will Decide the Future of Atlanta Streetcars (Atlanta Magazine)
  • The Largest Road Project in the History of Georgia Is Underway (Dunwoody Crier)
  • Hillsborough County Hasn’t Approved Ride-Sharing, but Limos Are Already Suing (Tampa Bay Times)
  • New Orleans Ride-Share Fares Could Be Based on Income (Best of New Orleans)
  • In North Carolina and Florida, Hispanic Voters Can Use Ride-Sharing Services for Free (Fox 13)
  • Tennessee DOT Will Expand I-40/240 to 13 Lanes (WBRC)
  • I-66 Express Lanes Will Cost $2 Billion, Take Three Years to Build (NBC Washington)

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Atlanta Transpo Tax Would Fund Rail, Buses, Sidewalks, Bike-Share, BeltLine (AJC) Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested After Killing Pedestrian in Gwinnett County (AJC) Atlanta Millennials, Cobb Officials Lobby for Transit to New Braves Stadium (Saporta Report) Developers and Real Estate Agents Launch Pro-T-SPLOST Campaign in Atlanta (Curbed) Fayetteville, GA Leaders Hope Connectivity Will Revitalize Downtown (Fayette News) Bike […]
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***CITY OF ATLANTA RESIDENTS*** You have a referendum to vote on today. I know all of this news came quickly and there hasn’t (and won’t be for some time) explanation of which projects will be selected and executed, but let’s think on a grander scale of where we go from here. Yes, we will still […]

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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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BeltLine Has Potential to Reconnect Atlanta Neighborhoods (National Journal, Saporta Report) Despite Support for MARTA in Gwinnett, Vote Not Likely Any Time Soon (Curbed) Atlanta First Southern City to Pass Comprehensive Energy and Water Efficiency Policy (Switchboard) When Tickets Didn’t Stop Drivers From Running Stop Sign, Marietta Police Tried Humor (WXIA) Opelika City Council Authorizes Alabama DOT Grant […]

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Northern Suburban Business Leaders Push Back Against I-77 Toll Lanes (Charlotte Observer) Vox Names I-285 in Atlanta Named Deadliest Interstate in America Miami Hosts Conference to Promote Car-Free Transport (Herald 1, 2) All Aboard Florida Releases Images of New Trains at Marketing Event Monday (Palm Beach Post) Florida Is Losing Out on TIGER Grants Because of Governor Rick Scott (Tampa Bay Times) […]