Today’s Headlines

  • Obama nominates Deborah Hersman, presently a member of the National Transportation Safety Board, to be the next chairman (Boston Globe)
  • American Public Transportation Association (APTA) starts "Dump the Pump" campaign (CSP Daily News)
  • Mag-lev train boosters in Las Vegas press on despite Senate Majority Leader's support for a rival project (LV Sun)
  • Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland (D) likes his state's chances of winning federal money for high-speed rail (Dayton Daily News)
  • FedEx lobbies against legislative provision, backed by Transportation Committee chairman, that could help more of its workers unionize (BusinessWeek, Logistics Management)