Today’s Headlines

  • U.S. DOT launches new website to promote campaign against texting while driving (Det. News)
  • New Deal skeptic Amity Shlaes thinks infrastructure stimulus might be worth it … and points out the downside of the interstate highway system (Bloomberg)
  • Transit advertising can play a crucial role in D.C. advocacy groups’ PR strategy (NYT)
  • Washington D.C. begins work on a new bridge spanning the Anacostia River, with pedestrian as well as bicycle and trolley paths (WJLA)
  • Hutchison’s transportation plan for Texas includes high-speed rail and restrictions on toll roads, with few details on how to pay for it (AP)
  • Several Minnesota cities are in contention for stops on the midwest’s proposed high-speed rail line (Post-Bulletin)

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D.C. Mayor Lays Out Action Plan for Transportation (WaPo, GGW) Feds, MARTA Move Forward With Study of New 8.8-Mile Light Rail (Atlanta Biz Journal) Texans Get Their First Glimpse of Potential High-Speed Rail Routes (Dallas News) LA Times Thinks More Parking Is the Answer for City’s Rail Stations In the Southwest, Long-Term Plan Emerges for […]

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The Problem With High-Speed Rail in the U.S.? Lack of Federal Will (CityLab) Amtrak‘s Empire Builder Line Is Struggling (Flathead Beacon) Georgia Leaders, Feds Discuss High-Speed Rail Serving Atlanta (Ledger-Enquirer) Why Aren’t Developers More Interested in These D.C. Metro Sites? (Wash Biz Journal) Getting the Numbers Straight About Bike-Share Injuries (Next City) Building Honolulu’s Rail […]

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As Congress works on its new, likely infrastructure-tinged jobs bill, it’s avoiding the "S" word (The Hill) Speaking of stimulus, federal dollars aren’t making much of an economic splash in California — yet (C.C. Times) California’s senators join Schwarzenegger for a White House letter on high-speed rail (SFGate Blog) Florida edges closer to filling its […]

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It’s PARK(ing) Day Across the Country, From L.A. to D.C. China Hops on Board Plans for L.A.-to-Vegas High-Speed Rail (LA Times) Senators Grill FRA’s Feinberg on Rail Safety Deadline (NYT) Will Extra Transpo $$ Make Lawmakers Complacent? (The Hill) Foxx: We Need to Move on Southeast High-Speed Rail (News & Observer) Reps Push to Increase Transit Tax Benefit (The […]

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Oberstar: Midwest is ahead of California in high-speed rail planning (MinnPost) D.C. Metro chief rejects proposal to phase out rail cars that are subject to tax-shelter leases; instead, the cars will be sandwiched between newer models (WJLA) Biden heads to Colorado today to tout a new bike path that the state DOT is building with […]