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August 15, 2017

Trump Signs Order Rolling Back Environmental Rules on Infrastructure
(The New York Times)

SEPTA releases new safety app
(Bucks County Courier Times)

Camera shy: Union opposed to SEPTA plan to video monitor employees
(PlanPhilly.com)

August 14, 2017

New Jersey Transit Delays Mount After Agency Stalls Projects to Pay Bills
(Bloomberg.com)

New Flyer advances production of US$411.8M Philadelphia bus contract
(canadianmanufacturing.com)

Should Philly follow Boston and remake paratransit with ride hailing?
(Philly.com)

August 12, 2017

America’s Buses Lose Riders, Imperiling Their Future
(The Wall Street Journal)

August 11, 2017

NJ Transit refund? Delays could get you paid if this bill passes
(The Asbury Park Press)

Opinion: Forget the Hyperloop. Just make Amtrak affordable
(Philly.com)

August 10, 2017

After hundreds accidentally get multiple Key cards, SEPTA takes a step to fix confusing kiosks
(PlanPhilly.com)

Commuter advocates lobby NJ Transit for change on light-rail system
(NJ.com)

To Attract Riders, Call Transit ‘Congestion Free’
(CityLab.com)

August 9, 2017

Drawing SEPTA? Get permission: In Toronto, the transit authority encourages riders to create public art. In Philly, not so much
(Philadelphia Weekly)

Siemens’ ‘internet of trains’ rolls into New Castle County
(The News Journal)

August 8, 2017

US nixes sleep apnea test plan for truckers, train engineers
(The Miami Herald)

PennDOT buys land to add Lancaster Amtrak parking, but timetable undetermined
(LancasterOnline.com)

August 7, 2017

Multimodal Transportation for Economic Freedom, Opportunity, and Security
(Planetizen.com)

Feds Removing Regulatory Roadblocks for Private Investments in Public Transit
(Planetizen.com)

August 4, 2017

Shuttle buses to sub for SEPTA airport trains on weekends all month
(Philly.com)

Embattled NJ Transit Suspends Compliance Chief 6 Months Into Job
(Bloomberg News)

FRA to invite bids to replace Amtrak on certain routes
(Progressive Railroading)

SEPTA Modernizes Villanova Train Station
(ConstructionEquipmentGuide.com)

Five myths about infrastructure
(The Washington Post)

August 3, 2017

A.C. Rail Line resumes normal service
(Philly.com)