Major Transit Expansions, Gig Worker Regulations, and Sidewalks: 10 Measures to Watch on Election Day

ISSUE / Week of October 26, 2020

  • October 30,2020 |

    Major Transit Expansions, Gig Worker Regulations, and Sidewalks: 10 Measures to Watch on Election Day

    Ballot Measures,Local governance
    Millions of Americans have already cast their ballots in record breaking numbers in the run up to next Tuesday’s general election. In addition to the presidential contest and a slew of other...
  • October 30,2020 |

    Op-Ed: The Future of Urban Centers and Transportation

    Transit
    At the moment there is much speculation and uncertainty about what America’s major metropolitan regions will look like. As the nation finally emerges from its current public health crisis and the...
COVID Stimulus Talks Reach Ignominious End (Finally)
FY21,Public health

COVID Stimulus Talks Reach Ignominious End (Finally)

For the last several weeks, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have continued to negotiate the parameters of another large COVID relief funding package, in the...

Democrats Seen With Advantage As Election Day Looms
Federal Governance

Democrats Seen With Advantage As Election Day Looms

The federal midterm elections are Tuesday, November 3, and Democrats appear to have early voting and overall enthusiasm advantages to go along with their unusually large fundraising advantage in this...

Amtrak at 50: The Rail Passenger Service Act of 1970
Amtrak

Amtrak at 50: The Rail Passenger Service Act of 1970

Fifty years ago today, President Nixon signed into law the Rail Passenger Service Act of 1970 (Public Law 91-518), relieving the nation’s railroads of the requirement that they continue passenger...

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