Today’s Headlines

  • How Florida’s congressional delegation helped make its high-speed rail award happen (HuffPost)
  • Senate jobs bill — with a highway trust fund extension but no TIGER money — expected to be delayed for 10 more days (WSJ)
  • Chinese high-speed rail proving popular enough to scare airlines into fare cuts (Bloomberg)
  • Steven Pearlstein on what blizzards can teach us about local governance (WashPost)
  • Indiana transit planners propose a massive new public-private partnership including rail, buses, and new toll roads (Indy Star)
  • Vancouver Olympics officials bring in 99 new transit buses after California-based models couldn’t handle step mountain-grade travel (Van. Sun)

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Sen. Kerry Calls for Major Transportation Investment (The Hill) Report: Northeast Corridor — Not Florida — Most Promising High-Speed Rail Route (NYT) Meanwhile, Is California the Right Place to Invest in High-Speed Rail? (WaPo, T4America) In a Move That Cuts Cancer-Causing Emissions, LA Buses Go Diesel-Free  (LAT) Environmental and Bicycling Advocates Grieve Over Giffords Tragedy (LAB, Alttransport) Regulators […]

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Governor Snyder Calls for Gas Tax Hike in Michigan (Detroit News, Times Herald) Purple Line Funding Under Threat in Maryland (WAMU,WaPo) 43 Communities to Get Smart Growth Assistance From EPA (Environmental Expert) Inner-Ring ‘Burbs Feel Sprawl, Too (StarTribune) Grist Looks at the “Leslie Knopes” Heading the Sustainable Cities Movement How Will Seattle Pull Off Bike-Sharing […]

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In California, Plummeting Gas Tax Revenue Hurts Transit Projects (LA Times) Plans Speeding Up for Houston-Dallas High-Speed Rail (Houston Chron) How Will We Wade Through the Politics of Driverless Cars? (Boston Globe) What’s Behind Maryland Gov. Hogan’s Pursuit of Maglev Rail? (WaPo) BRT Could Be the Best Solution for Charleston’s Gridlock (Post and Courier) New NACTO Guide Sees Protected Bike […]

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LaHood Delivers $10M for Miami Buses to Go Hybrid (Miami Herald) GA Bike Advocates and Environmental Groups (Minus Sierra Club) Support T-SPLOST Amtrak’s Ready With Plan for NE Corridor, Whenever the Money Comes (NYT) In Question: $2B in Transit Upgrades for CA High-Speed Rail (Planetizen) Academia Shows New Respect for Cycling (Pacific Standard) D.C.’s Union […]