Today’s Headlines

  • The war of words between House and Senate transportation leaders continues … (Roll Call)
  • … as Boxer and the Senate show signs of giving more to transit in their climate bill (Wash Indy)
  • U.S. DOT’s latest round of transpo stimulus cash helps move Detroit towards ferry service (Free Press)
  • Voinovich may be transpo stalwart, but his approach to the EPA is very different (NWF Blog)
  • LaHood, other Cabinet officials press Arizona governor: Side with your senator or with us on the stimulus (AP)

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Every state has committed half of their transpo stimulus money, but who’s actually started the most work? Wyoming, at 76%! But Florida’s at 2%, and Oberstar’s putting them on notice (Wash Times, Oberstar’s ofc) "Cash for clunkers" extended by the Senate (WaPo) Nadler’s got Oberstar’s back: "There seems to be a weakness on the part […]

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Mica to Propose $230 Billion Six-Year Bill, Rejects Senate Call For a Two-Year Bill (The Hill, WSJ) GOP Proposal Would Strengthen State Infrastructure Banks, Not Build a National One (Reuters) Let’s Make This Transpo Bill an Effective Climate Law (American Prospect, Switchboard) GOP Would Rather See a Bridge Fall On Your Head Than Pass a […]

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Six Pivotal Senate Races Feature Climate Skeptics (Wonk Room) China Courts Schwarzenegger With High-Speed Rail Deal (Bloomberg) Transportation for America Unveils Reauthorization Ticker (T4America) Meanwhile, California Officials Make a Bike-Themed Trip to the Netherlands (Planetizen) Governor’s Race Could Determine Fate of Key Maryland Projects (Transpo Nation) What’s the Future of Transit in Tampa? (Transport Politic) […]

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LaHood stops in Seattle today to tout stimulus-funded light rail — but will he celebrate a second city’s streetcars while he’s at it? (SeattlePI.com) Harry Reid (D-NV) makes his choice known in the battle between two high-speed rail links between Vegas and California: No mag-lev for the Senate majority leader (LV Sun, LA Times) The […]

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U.S. DOT Gets 568 TIGER Applications Why Is That a Little Less Than Usual? (Transpo Issues Daily) Warner Steps in to Replace Lautenberg on Transpo Subcomittee (Daily Press, Land Line) ATU Calls for Permanent Commuter Transit Tax Benefits (The Hill) Smart Growth Expert, Former Mayor to Head San Diego Planning (NBC San Diego) Dick Durbin Wants […]

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Highway Trust Fund in Hands of New House GOP Leader McCarthy (National Journal) WaPo’s Wonkbook Breaks Down Key Issues in Transpo Funding Debate Senate Hybrid Bill With Transpo Funding Yanked From Floor (The Trucker) Will Houston See More Density or More Sprawl in the Future? (Houston Chron) Gas Tax an Election Issue in Tennessee (Times Free-Press) Business Lobby […]