Recent News Links on Mobility and Transportation

The American Dream Coalition has convassed news outlets and found these news links on transportation policy and mobility:

Taking the Driver Out of the Car — Randal O’Toole, Wall Street Journal
Car culture: Fix roads to handle high-speed travelers — Detroit News

Man accused of disabling 100 cars over Internet —

A transit system designed for the few —

Transit authority bills revive city and suburb showdown
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I-95 express buses to downtown Miami worth the expense for commuters — Sun-Sentinel, Florida

Central Corridor isn’t just about moving people — Star Tribune, Minnesota

Port Authority approves $6.5 million contract for Philadelphia light-rail studies —

Mayor, others doubt Metro can fund rail lines — Houston Chronicle

The Metro Train Wreck — Houston’s Clear Thinkers

HART learns that costs among challenges to light rail routes — Tampa Tribune

With ballot language approved, the campaign for light rail begins — Creative Loafing, Tampa

Honolulu rail route too close to runways, may have to shift — Honolulu Advertiser

City Council chooses new tunnel route for downtown light rail — Bellevue Reporter, Washington

500 stranded on NJ Transit train for 5 hours — Associated Press, New Jersey

2 killed, 2 hurt in Salt Lake-area TRAX accident — Associated Press, Utah

METRO bus and train collide downtown (again) — ABC-13, Houston

Light trail train damaged in crash with semi — Arizona Republic