Today’s Headlines

  • Look who came to the table for a meeting on "tripartisan" climate legislation: Voinovich (Roll Call)
  • Dallas open to running transit to next year's Super Bowl, but first it will need the U.S. DOT to relax its Bush-era rule favoring transit privatization (Morn News)
  • Florida could start high-speed rail construction as soon as next year (AP)
  • New EPA report finds smart growth catching on in many metro areas (Greenwire)
  • Federal investigators expand their probe of a $600m Nevada highway bridge project amid safety complaints (AP)
  • LaHood touts the $1.3B in transportation stimulus contracts inked by disadvantaged and minority-owned businesses, slightly higher than the 2% estimate released last month (DOT Press)