Metro-North train at Stamford station.  Travel times may be reduced if a driver's toll plan is approved.  Photo: Adam A. Moreira
Metro-North train at Stamford station. Travel times may be reduced if a driver’s toll plan is approved. Photo: Adam A. Moreira

  • Driving is back to normal, and other modes of transportation lag behind. This suggests that transition agencies need to reorganize around vital workers who have no other options. (Municipal Institute)
  • Transportation agencies all over the country are having a hard time recruiting and retaining workers. (New York Times)
  • Transportation is just as essential as higher education and health services, so advanced people should also push for free passage. (Forbes)
  • Senator Joe Manchin is still not happy with all the fossil fuel concessions in the Build Back Better proposal. (E&E)
  • The National Transportation Safety Council has raised the alarm on train carriages that may be unsafe. (Washington Post)
  • Mayors identified the move as a priority for spending money on the U.S. Rescue Plan Act. (Road Fifty)
  • The dream of the light rail in St. Louis is still alive, thanks to the Biden administration. (St. Louis Public Radio)
  • Florida Brightline Private Railroad Company is about to start a bicycle sharing service. (Mass transportation)
  • Texas officials are so eager for black gold that they will consider allowing oil drilling near day care centers. (Texas Observer)
  • Call it what you will: Austin’s Metro Cap is undergoing a rebranding, without the dome of the state capital in its logo. (glass)
  • Remember yesterday, when we reported that Portland was heading for a record number of traffic deaths? Everyone knew it. (Wilmt Week)

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