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News Links on Mobility and Transportation Policy

Samuel Staley
March 7, 2010, 1:55pm

The American Dream Coalition newsletter has carved out a few useful recent newslinks for those following transportation policy issues:

Federal dollars for federal roads – Robert Poole, Washington Times
Highway policy: confliction and confusion – Fleet Owner

New Scorecard Reinforces Density-Traffic Congestion Nexus – Wendell Cox, New Geography

               
Bonus: Sydney: Choking in its Own Density

LaHood Faces Off With GOP Senator Over High-Speed Rail, Livability – D.C. Streetsblog

Improving Virginia’s Transportation System – Ron Utt, Tertium Quids

Porsche unveils 'green' supercar for petrol-heads – The Local, Germany

Are Today's Cars Too Smart for Their Own Good? – AOL News

It’s the Traffic, Stupid – New York Times

City of Jacksonville to consider mobility fees – Daily Record, Florida

Austin reached 4th highest traffic congestion without high population density – C.O.S.T., Texas

Bellevue drops Mercer Slough light-rail route – Seattle Times

Thousands a month spent on security for light rail cars – WVEC.com, Virginia

Pandemonium at MTA Hearing in Brooklyn, 4 Arrests – Gothamist, New York

FTA delivers scathing report on safety of D.C. Metro – Washington Post

Latest attempt to reform San Francisco's Muni – San Francisco Chronicle

Man Rescued Along Light Rail Tracks – KPHO-5, Arizona

Pedestrian killed by VTA light rail vehicle – ABC-7, San Jose, California

Summary of MAX Rail Fatalities – PortlandFacts.com

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Samuel Staley is Research Fellow


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