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Transport: West Salt Lake Transpo Options, NY Bike Share Rack Resistance, National Household Travel Survey, Young Driving Habits & Aging Impact


No Freeway in West Salt Lake May Be Best Choice 

Salt Lake Tribune


A freeway to carry heavy traffic north and south though west Davis County has been on Utah Department of Transportation drawing boards for years. The agency is ready to release its draft environmental impact study and name its preferred route.

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Bike Sharing? Sure. The Racks? No Way. 

New York Times, via: @jeffreytumlin


Bike share was easy for New York City to love in the abstract. It was not about adding bike lanes at the expense of something else; it was about sharing something that did not yet exist.

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National Household Travel Survey - Survey 

Texas Transportation Institute


The purpose of this survey is to obtain input from the NHTS community on the current NHTS design. The task force will compile the results and present them to FHWA in a circular scheduled for Fall 2013.

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Young Americans Lead Trend to Less Driving 

New York Times


Dan Mauney keeps misplacing his car. Mr. Mauney, 42, lives in an apartment tower in this city's Uptown neighborhood, a pedestrian-friendly quarter with new office buildings, sparkling museums and ambitious restaurants.

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Crossrail 2 Consultation Launched 

Global Rail News


Options for Crossrail 2 have been released for public scrutiny, as Transport for London (TfL) and Network Rail announce the start of a consultation into the proposed route.

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Will Minnesota DFL Miss the Bus on Transit Funding? 

Twin Cities Sidewalks


As anyone who rides the Twin Cities' transit system knows, you don't dawdle on your way to the bus stop. You don't tie your shoes slowly, shuffle your feet, or lollygag with old friends because if you miss that bus, there might not be another one for a long time.

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MARTA, Streetcar Wait Times 

Atlanta Journal Constitution, Jarrett Walker


Last week, I wrote about my frustration with long wait times on MARTA and talked with agency officials who explained the cost of adding more service.

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Millenials Will Drive More with Age, But Less Than Parents 

DC Streetsblog


At some point over the past few years, a lot of my friends started moving to Silver Spring and Takoma Park and Falls Church.

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Austin Could Get 2014 Urban Rail Election 

Impact News


Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell told members of the Transit Working Group on May 10 that the urban rail plan could be completed in early 2014 and potentially put before voters in a 2014 election.

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Georgia DOT Commissioner Backs Complete Streets Policy 

Saporta Report


State transportation Commissioner Keith Golden says his department is committed to the Complete Streets policy adopted by the board in September.

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