Today’s Headlines

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  • Above is a map tracking where CO2 emissions from fossil fuels are originating -- distressing news for cities? (Grist)
  • While Virginia seeks emergency aid from the feds for its snow-removal costs, the state DOT finds room in "emergency" funds to reopen shuttered highway rest stops (McDonnell Press)
  • Could high-speed rail foster new suburban sprawl? (Wired)
  • Another redirected Nevada transportation earmark: $45 million for a defunct "maglev" train will now go towards an airport road project (LV Sun)
  • Missouri's state DOT, facing a budget crunch, forced to take a "fix-it-first" approach rather than adding new highway lanes (Daily Guide)
  • Idaho planners tackle the linguistic choice between "transit" and "public transportation" (Boise Weekly)