Today’s Headlines

  • LaHood says Obama administration should replicate the first stimulus law’s ethics limits for its next economic recovery legislation (AP)
  • House passes massive spending bill that includes big transportation policy budget moves (AP)
  • Members of Congress pushing to make more transit networks wired for cell service (The Hill)
  • Washington D.C.’s transit authority heading for management shakeup after castigation on Capitol Hill (WashPost)
  • New Jersey’s new governor is on the spot for deciding to expand transportation bonding (Star-Ledger)
  • Providence, RI, eyes its own streetcar network with federal aid … (Prov Biz News)

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House to Mark Up Transpo Bill Thursday, as Clock Ticks (Progressive Railroading, The Hill) 19 Dem Governors Ask Congress for a Long-Term Transpo Bill (The Hill) Driverless Car Tested on I-95 in Virginia (AP) Ratings Agency Blames Millennials’ Car-Free Choices for Poor Road Conditions (Denver Biz Journal) Will San Joaquin Valley Innovate, or Just Continue With Sprawl? (CityLab) Federal […]

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Reauthorization Bill Must Fund Multiple Transportation Modes (Sac Bee) Mica’s Bill Has a Silver Lining For LA (LA Streetsblog) Hundreds Show Up to Oppose Bus Cuts in Seattle (Seattle Times) Amtrak Rolls Past the 30 Million Passenger Mark (The Hill) New York City Close to Selecting a Vendor for Its Massive Bike Share (Transpo Nation) Smart Growth Booster […]

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House Ways and Means Committee joins the Senate in shutting the door on Rep. Jim Oberstar’s (D-MN) push for a new transportation bill (The Hill) The field-testing of a future alternative to the gas tax kicks into high gear (AP) Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell (D) calls for a second stimulus that’s targeted to infrastructure … […]

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Omnibus Appropriations Bill Reportedly Has $2.1B for New Starts and $600M for TIGER (The Hill) Will Shuster’s Tea Party Challenger Push Him to the Right on Transportation? (HuffPo) Fox News Challenges Ray LaHood on Gas Tax Hike Proposal (Newsmax) What the Transit Tax Benefit Reduction Actually Costs DC Commuters (WaPo) Virginia’s New Tax on Hybrids […]

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House to Vote Today on FAA Bill Today (Hill) Republican Leadership Gives Transit Boost in Indiana and Michigan (Stateline) California Sues San Diego Over Transpo Plan That May Promote Sprawl (Forbes) DOT Grants $3.5 Million to Sustainable Transportation Research (OIT) Fewer Teens Are Rushing to the DMV at 16 (Trib) Tampa Looks to Transit to […]

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Obama Says He Will Sign Transportation Bill (The Hill) House to Vote Thursday on $305 Billion Transportation Bill (The Hill) Mayors Making Commitments to “Resilience” for COP21 (Next City) DC Ranked Fourth Best City for Transit (WUSA 9) Is Georgia Ready to Leave Behind Its Historic Anti-Transit Position? (AJC) The Stranger Outlines Seattle’s “Big” Plans […]