Today’s Headlines

  • Inside the Oregon DOT’s quest to make a mileage tax work (Marketplace)
  • Could a "cash for clunkers" approach work to retire creaky coal-fired power plants? (WSJ)
  • Boston becomes the fourth U.S. city to let software developers work with transit data (Herald)
  • LaHood hits Maine to check out new "bridge in a backpack" technology (AP)
  • Struggling urban schools turn to marketing to win back students (WSJ)

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"Cash for clunkers" to clunk its last on Monday at 8pm (Det. News) Oregon’s "solar highway" uses net metering for electricity; but not every program offering it is created equal (WSJ) BAE Systems, provider of NYC’s hybrid bus technology, to expand to Seattle (Automotive World) Telecommuting and flexible work hours — it’s not a congestion […]

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Readers tee off on columnist Samuelson’s ill-informed criticisms of high-speed rail (WaPo) Days after hypocrisy charges fly, Louisiana Gov. Jindal yanks his state’s request for high-speed rail money (AP) Why carbon emissions caps and energy modernization work best as a duo (WSJ) A defense of Oberstar’s decision not to hold August town-hall meetings (PineandLakes.com) Toyota […]

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No. 2 House Democrat talks up high-speed rail in upstate New York (Utica O-D) Minnesota is still locked in negligence litigation with two companies after its deadly 2007 bridge collapse — but the state DOT is giving them millions of dollars in work anyway (AP) "Cash for clunkers" is a stellar economic stimulus … for […]

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President Obama’s Budget Proposal is a Lovely Fantasy (Transpo Issues Daily) Toronto Wrestles With E-Bikes in Bike Lanes (Star) California HSR Infrastructure Will Be Made in the USA (World News) Massachusetts Senate Passes Transit Funding Bill (Globe) Are San Francisco’s Iconic Cable Cars Worth All These Expensive Injuries? (AP) 11,368 Capital Bikeshare Trips: All in […]

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U.S. DOT Kicks Off Teen Traffic Safety Week  Seniors Should Consider Transportation Options When Planning Retirement (NYT) Texas Republicans Want Welfare for Their Roads (WSJ) Work Begins on Freeing Bertha, the Tunnel Borer Stuck Under Seattle (PI) Citing Safety, New Jersey Cities Beg to Keep Red Light Cameras (NJ.com) Portland Needs to Maintain Protected Space for […]