TRANSPORTM1 Gets Final Environmental Approval From Feds
Detroit Free Press
The federal government gave its final environmental clearance Monday for the M1 Rail line to begin its work to build a 3.3-mile streetcar line on Woodward between downtown Detroit and the New Center area, a move that the rail line's leader called a significant step forward.
TRANSPORTMcCrory Outlines Strategy for Transpo Spending
News and Observer
North Carolina will build better transportation projects and create more jobs if it scraps an outmoded formula created in 1989 to sprinkle road-building money among different regions of the state, Gov. Pat McCrory said Thursday.
ENVIRONMENT & ECOLOGYGermany Testing Wireless Bus Recharge at Stops
The city of Mannheim, Germany, is about to undertake a pilot project that just might pave the way to the future for zero-emissions and low-noise public transit - electric buses that charge themselves wirelessly while waiting for passengers to get on and off at bus stops.
URBANISM & DESIGNAzusa Gets TOD Planning Grant
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
As the city prepares for the coming Gold Line Extension, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has awarded Azusa more than $650,000 as part of a Transit Oriented Development Planning grant.