Today’s Headlines

  • GA Bill Could Put the Brakes on Passenger Rail in Cobb County (Marietta Daily Journal)
  • Kinsgport, Bristol, Johnson City, TN Hamstrung by Balkanized Transit (WJHL)
  • TN Senate Committee Strips Funding Out of Haslam Transpo Bill (Tennessean)
  • Columbia, SC Transit Director Who Turned Around COMET Is Leaving (The State)
  • “Conservative” Group Forms to Fight SC Gas Tax Hike (FITSNews)
  • New Brightline CEO Says Orlando Leg Will Be Delayed 2.5 Years (South Florida Biz Journal)
  • SMART Will Study Rail Extensions in Six Miami Corridors (Miami Today)
  • Orlando Sentinel Columnist: Regional Transpo Chief Should Be Fired
  • Nightmare Braves Traffic Doesn’t Faze North Metro Atlanta Officials (Patch)

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“Georgia Will Embrace a Transit System,” House Speaker Says (Saporta Report) Abandoned Gwinnett Bridge May Be Refitted for Pedestrians and Cyclists (AJC) Emory House Purchase Could Be First Step to MARTA Service (Curbed) Transit Is Key to Making Nashville Sustainable (Center for American Progress) Knoxville News Sentinel Backs Haslam’s TN Transpo Funding Plan Norfolk Light […]

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Transit-Hating Hacks at Florida DOT Are Trying to Kill Miami Tri-Rail (Herald) Miami CEOs (Mostly) Want Better Transit (Herald) TN Gov. Haslam: State Won’t Be a “Key Player” in Nashville Transit Plan (Nashville Business Journal) NoVa Needs More Trains, Not More Roads and Tracks (Potomac Local) Spencer, NC Considers Allowing Golf Carts on City Streets (Salisbury […]

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Florida Bill Would Strip Tri-Rail of Funding (Florida Politics) Anti-Rail Lawmakers Aim to Delay Brightline With New Bill (Palm Beach Post) Are Atlanta Suburbs Getting Serious About Transit? (Curbed) Economic Claims for Downtown Shreveport Freeway Don’t Add Up (Strong Towns) Transpo Funding Tweak Gives TN Cities Flexibility on Transit (Nashville Business Journal) Hillsborough County Debates Boosting Tiny Transit […]

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“Striking” Pedestrian Bridge Proposed for Atlanta’s Freedom Park (Curbed) Cobb Transpo Projects Include Wider Sidewalks, Pedestrian Bridge (Marietta Daily Journal) Audit: GDOT Hasn’t Justified Widening I-75 (Macon Telegraph) Deadly Crash Renews Calls for Safety Upgrades on GA 316 (WGAU) Florida’s Brightline Is America’s First Privately Owned Passenger Train in a Century (Slate) Virginia Bill Would […]

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Aiken, SC, City Council Votes to Remove Markings, Make Bike Lanes More Confusing (WAGT) SC Woman Who Hit Pedestrian and Fled Scene Sentenced to Seven Years (The State) CSX Could Be Receptive to Nashville Commuter Rail (DNJ) Nashville Mayoral Candidates All Support Expanded Transit Services (Biz Journal) Georgia Transit Association, Perimeter BIDs Support House Transpo Funding […]