Tracks News - In this section you'll find news from cities around the country as well as interviews and general reporting on issues. It might be from a newspaper or a blog, but it counts as news.
National: Emissions Rules Will Lower Tax Revenue
The America Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) said Thursday that higher gas mileage requirements enacted this week by the Obama administration will make less fuel tax money available to pay for construction projects...
Tampa: Mayor Still Angry About Loss of HSR
Reconnecting America Chief of Staff Allison Brooks and Jeff Wood, Reconnecting America's new media director and chief cartographer, will address the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association lunchtime forum April 21. They will discuss the recent CTOD report on performance-based typologies for the varying conditions that exist around transit stations throughout the United States. The report, "Performance-Based Transit-Oriented Development Typology Guidebook”, is a user-friendly tool that gives interested people around the country the ability to evaluate the performance of the transit zones in their neighborhoods and towns. The report includes detailed case studies from Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, Berkeley, Jersey City, and Atlanta.