Image via WikipediaFrom the Mobilizing the Region Blog:
Region’s Monumental Interest in TOD Reflected in Panel, Grant Program
Shows some of the progress being made in the New York region when it comes to transit oriented developments.
From the California High Speed Rail Blog:
John Kerry Introduces HSR Bill
Talks about the high speed rail bill that has been introduced by John Kerry. Once again while high speed rail is great for states like California, here in the mountain west we need a more effective long distance network.
BART to San Jose Lives?
Looks like voters in San Jose have approved a measure to increase sales taxes to help pay for the BART extension to San Jose. This one look like it was going down to defeat but now is passing by a slim margin (one thing to note is that it needs 2/3rds to pass so a majority DO want it).
From the Transit Sleuth Blog comes:
Trucking is Headed for Trouble
Adron makes some good points about the current conditions when it comes to interstate freight travel by rail and highway.
From the Overhead Wire Blog:
Too Easy to Build Roads
The Overhead Wire makes comments about the Feds approving the Mountain View Corridor on the west side.
Not a Train, Never Will Be
BRT is not like light rail, never will be.
From Streetsblog LA comes:
Report: Good Transit and Good Jobs Go Hand in Hand
San Francisco Moves Forward With Congestion-Busting Parking Reform
James Rojas on a Future Without Cars
From the RT Rider comes:
Riding on the edge
From the Orphan Road Blog:
Portland Development Commission RFI
From the National Association of Railroad Passengers Blog:
The Changing Transportation Construction Market