Today’s Headlines

  • How D.C. is dealing with the road repair demands caused by its recent Snowpocalypse (WaPo)
  • Is transit scary for women? (Grist)
  • Houston isn’t about to let San Francisco command the spotlight as the nation’s "electric car capital" (Reuters)
  • Michigan’s Democratic governor eyes gas tax increase and new fees to close transport budget gap (L. Daily)
  • Could slower shipping be a boon for transportation companies? For Maersk, the answer is yes (NYT)
  • When libraries hitch a ride on local transit networks (Polis Blog via Yglesias)

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The Federal Transit Administration has catalogued the safety lapses and management troubles at D.C.’s Metrorail transit system in a new audit (WaPo) Many local hiccups remain unresolved in California’s march towards high-speed rail connectivity (AP) The battle to win more access to stimulus business for minority-owned transportation contractors gets an in-depth look (AP) Jack Schramm, […]

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Transit Know-Nothing John Mica Could Become the Next U.S. Transpo Secretary (Florida Politics) Trump’s Transpo Transition Pick Is All About Building Roads (Curbed) Transportation Issues to Track During the Lame Duck Session (The Hill) Sound Transit Vows to Move Quickly on the $54B Package Voters Approved (Puget Sound Biz Journal) What $2.8B Could Do for Atlanta Transit (Next City) California High-Speed Rail […]

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DOT Will Redistribute Rejected High Speed Rail Funds (WaPo) Reluctant Senate GOP Leader McConnell Agrees to Earmark Ban (The Hill) Rahall Wants Top Dem Post on Transpo Committee to Help Coal Industry (WVNS) Houstonians Do Their “Patriotic Duty,” Vote Down Traffic Cameras (KUHF/Transpo Nation) Five Out of Six Experts Say Yes to a Gas Tax […]

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States Fear Effects of a Congressional Stalemate on Transportation Funding (WaPo) ‘Calling It a Third World Transportation System Is Unfair to the Third World’ (Bloomberg) Gov. Scott Wants to Sell Florida Regional Transit, or Take It Over Completely (Palm Beach Post) Editorial: Funding Transportation Infrastructure With Driver’s Test Fee Makes Sense (PennLive) Dallas Begrudgingly Finds It […]

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House Democrats are eyeing a $450 billion price tag for their federal transportation bill but haven’t solved the revenue puzzle (WSJ) Obama administration’s new climate change report says transportation will affect the warming planet … but the warming planet also will affect transportation (NYT) Local transit agencies cheer the war spending bill for allowing them […]

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Finance Committee Finds $9.6 Billion for Senate Transportation Bill (Hill) House Transportation Bill Emerges From a Beating in Committee (WaPo) GOP Transportation Bill Lurches Forward, But Where’s the Money? (Politico) Angry About the House Transportation Bill? T4America Wants You! Should It Take Decades to Build a Subway? How to Fix Our Transit System (Salon) GOP […]