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Transport: A Look At St. Louis Streetcar Proposal, Portland Mulls Tri-Met Takeover, Freight Rail Anti-Trust Legislation, Controversial 'Bike Highway'

TRANSPORT

A Look at the Downtown St. Louis Streetcar 

Urban Review St. Louis

 

Much of the talk about the proposed Downtown to CWE modern streetcar line has been focused on.


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How Bad is America's Infrastructure Really 

Governing Magazine

 

Americans have been hearing about the nation's infrastructure crisis long enough for belief in the need for additional infrastructure funding to become part of our collective DNA.


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Washington DOT Secretary Considers State TIGER Program 

Transportation Issues Daily

 

Lynn Peterson, new Washington State DOT Secretary, visited Spokane recently for a highway interchange groundbreaking and to visit with local transportation interests.


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Portland Metro Mulls Tri-Met Transit Agency Takeover 

Portland Transport

 

The question of whether or not Metro should take over TriMet has come up again, with state Rep. Chris Gorsek (D-Troutdale) sponsors HB3316, which would mandate that Metro exercise its authority to do exactly that.


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Bill Filed to End Freight Rail Anti-Trust Exemption 

The Hill

 

Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and David Vitter (R-La.) have filed a bill that would eliminate antitrust exemptions for freight railroad companies.


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Portland's Controversial 'Bike Highway' 

Portland Oregonian

 

Some people call a complicated plan to reduce car lanes and expand bicycle access in North Portland the 'Williams bikeway project.' Others refer to it as a "bike highway."


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