Today’s Headlines

  • Washington D.C.'s Metrorail: The nation's second-most popular subway, driven into disarray by underfunding and poor management (WashPost)
  • New York's state Senate president urges fellow leaders to get on the high-speed rail bandwagon (Times-Union)
  • The latest trend in electric cars: Vehicles that feed electricity back into the grid (Fin Times)
  • Google aims to expand its HQ in an uber-sustainable fashion, seeking input from local leaders (TechCrunch)
  • Oberstar makes a public push for the House jobs bill, citing its extra infrastructure investment (GF Herald)
  • Pennsylvania Gov. Rendell unlikely to bill cities for the state DOT's help with snowstorm cleanup (Philly.com)
  • Obama publicly explains how the recent blizzards mesh with climate-change science (Climate Progress)