Today’s Headlines

  • Florida may not be on any official list of high-speed rail finalists, but its congressional delegation is still wooing the White House (TBO.com)
  • Webster’s dictionary names "distracted driving" 2009’s word of the year, to LaHood’s delight (The Swamp, DOT Blog)
  • Small transit systems, such as the bus network in Greeley, CO, hoping to avoid getting swept into bigger metro areas and denied federal operating aid (Tribune)
  • Sen. Graham (R-SC) defends his decision to work with Democrats on emissions limits (The State)
  • New York’s transit authority is leading the way in a "record year" for municipal bond offerings to pay for infrastructure (Bloomberg)
  • RFK Jr. and coal industry CEO to debate energy policy next week in front of a sellout West Virginia crowd (AP)
  • Minority transit riders in Chicago file a discrimination lawsuit against the city (Tribune)

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T4A: Feds Need to Rethink How They Want States to Measure Congestion Austin Unveils 10-Year Transportation Plan Calling for Bus Rapid Transit (Business Journals) Famed Sports Writer Peter King Called Out for Driving in the Bike Lane (Deadspin) Charlotte Considers Adding a Protected Bike Lane (Charlotte Observer) Under-Construction Sound Transit Light Rail Package Is 86 Percent […]

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A Day After an Oil Tanker Sets River on Fire, Coal Train Derails (WaPo, Baltimore Sun) Bike League Gets Behind New Bill on Safety Transparency in Driverless Cars Cincinnati Will Get Its Bike Lane (Business Courier) Already Two Years Behind Schedule, Silver Spring Transit Center Faces More Problems (Sentinel) Houston Continues to Develop Around Scattered Employment Centers […]

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Study: Traffic Collisions Cost $299.5 Billion a Year, Leading Killer of Americans 5-34 (National Journal) Commuter Transit Tax Benefit Set to Expire This Year (TransNat) Detroit Buses Back in Service After Strike Over Safety for Drivers (Hill, Detroit News) CA HSR: To Build Big and Bold or Small and Less Costly? (Politico) Obama’s Vision for HSR […]

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No Wonder Republicans Don’t Like to Talk About Cities (Next American City) Detroit Exhorted to Work Together As a Region on Transit (MLive, Freep) Memphis Bus Riders Push For Gas Tax Increase on the  Ballot (Commercial Appeal, WREG) Point/Counterpoint on Pierce County Sales Tax Hike For Transit (News Tribune) Multiple Ways to Measure Transit’s Economic Efficiency (Ottawa Citizen) Cycletrack […]

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Not Much Enthusiasm For a Second Stimulus Centered Around Infrastructure (Transpo Issues Daily) Already Hungry For More Political Brinksmanship? Gas Tax Fight Spoons It Out (Forbes, Star-Telegram) Here’s Why Turn Gas-Tax Authority Solely Over to the States Won’t Work (WALB) Rail Fares Rising Four Times Faster Than Wages in the UK, Could Hurt Gov’t (Guardian, […]