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Transport: Generational Shift In Travel, Streetcar Property Assessment, Boring Names, Biking In Austin, Santa Monica Parking


Hipmunk CEO Sees Generational Shift in Travel 



Adam Goldstein, the 25-year-old co-founder and CEO of travel metasearch company Hipmunk, believes there is a "generational shift" under way in travel.

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Downtown Property Owners Assessed for Streetcar 

Sun Sentinel


The Wave won't be a free ride for downtown business owners and residents. It'll cost them even if they never set foot on one of the electric streetcars anticipated to start operating in 2016.

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The Tradition of Naming Tunnel Boring Machines 

Transportation Nation


Bertha is here. The world's largest tunnel boring machine arrived in Seattle Tuesday after being shipped from Japan.

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Biking a Popular Alternative in Central Austin 

Burnt Orange Report


The City of Austin's Bicycle & Urban Trails Program Manager released an analysis of cycling's share of trip in various census tracks in the urban core.

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Mayor Says Time to Act on Indianapolis Transit 

Indianapolis Star, via: DC Streetsblog


Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard says he's holding out hope the General Assembly will find a way to revive a long-discussed Central Indiana mass transit expansion that a Senate committee has stalled.

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StreetsTube: An Interview with LA's Ciclavia E.D. 

LA Streetsblog


Our discussion with CicLAvia Exeuctive Director Aaron Paley is live. Join us at SocalStreetsTube. Leave questions below.

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Thoughts on the Future of Parking in Santa Monica 

LA Streetsblog


This Wednesday, the Santa Monica Planning Commission deliberated on whether or not advise the City Council to push back the updates to the parking ordinance of the zoning code a full year, and after other land use zoning changes are completed.

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Feds Lay Out Plan for Northeast Corridor 

DC Streetsblog


A report released this week by the Federal Railroad Administration outlines 15 possible ways forward for the Northeast Corridor, ranging from building fully separate tracks to accommodate 220 mph bullet trains to simply maintaining the existing infrastructure in a state of good repair.

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Post Sandy Elevation Requirements 

Fastlane DOT


Hurricane Sandy showed us that our coastal communities are vulnerable to flooding.

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Plans for a Detroit to Pontiac Bus Rapid Transit Line 

Crain's Detroit Business


With the 3.4-mile Woodward Avenue light rail project expected to break ground this summer, conversation has begun to shift toward how to efficiently extend transit along the corridor beyond Detroit's city limits.

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