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Transportation for America: Progress in the fight for transit relief

A message from Transportation for America Your efforts have paid off with some good news for public transportation! In the midst of a nationwide transit funding crisis brought on by…

Inquirer: DRPA approves contract for Phila. light-rail studies

Inquirer: DRPA approves contract for Phila. light-rail studies A waterfront rail line in Philadelphia moved closer to reality yesterday as the Delaware River Port Authority approved a $6.5 million contract…

Evaluation of Transit Effects in Miami Urban Partnership Agreement

Miami Urban Partnership Agreement (UPA) Project Phase 1A – Transit Evaluation Report Posted on the Federal Transit Administration website -- Evaluation of the transit elements of Phase 1A of the Miami…

Inquirer Editorial: No desire for streetcars

A plan to restore trolley service along East Market Street to link Center City with the Delaware River waterfront seems problematic on several fronts. Beyond the danger of snarling downtown traffic,…

Steinberg: A master plan for the river

Steinberg: A master plan for the river Click the link above to read the opinion pieice in today's Daily News written by PennPraxis Executive Director Harris Steinberg, who asks why the…

DRPA Announces Open Houses On Philadelphia Waterfront Transit Expansion Alternatives

DRPA Announces Open Houses On Philadelphia Waterfront Transit Expansion AlternativesDRPA CEO and PATCO President, John J. Matheussen, has announced two open houses in Philadelphia on an Alternatives Analysis for expanding…

Public Transportation’s Role In Responding to Climate Change

Public Transportation’s Role in Responding to Climate Change [PDF]This paper details the role public transportation has in responding to the challenge of climate change.  It collects and analyzes data from…

How transit stimulus money is being used

Click here to access ARRA Grants Digest, an inventory that is updated daily that outlines how the Federal Transit Adminstration is allocating the billions of dollars in stimulus money from…

Rethinking Philadelphia: Build around transit

Rethinking Philadelphia: Build around transit By JOHN DAVIDSON, PlanPhilly reporterWhat it means, and why it's a good thing: In its simplest form, transit-oriented development means that if you want to…

Message to President Obama: Don't Forget the Suburbs

Message to President Obama: Don't Forget the Suburbs Urban planning scholar Robert Lang urges our current President and his advisors to have a broader metroplitan focus and think about suburban solutions…

Metro: Nutter talks transit, urban affairs

Metro: Nutter talks transit, urban affairs While the Obama administration was talking “toxic assets” and Wall Street was rallying, Mayor Michael Nutter was in the capital meeting with U.S. Department…

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