Today’s Headlines

  • A must-read from Harold Meyerson: How the power of states' rights, on infrastructure and other issues, threatens economic recovery (Prospect)
  • NYC health department releases new numbers that prove the connection between transportation reform and health reform (Streetsblog NY)
  • High-speed rail advocates escalate their push for the House's proposed $4 billion investment in 2010 (NJBIZ)
  • New coalition forms to push streetcars for Northern Virginia (WashPost)
  • General Electric, still seeking American business for its fuel-efficient locomotives, signs a new deal with Brazil (JOC)
  • Missouri state lawmakers eager to crack down on texting while driving (AP)