Today’s Headlines

  • Transit unions to run ads urging GOP senators’ support for Dem bill approving $2B in transit aid (WSJ)
  • Washington D.C. city council initially scraps streetcar funding to close budget gaps … (WaPo Blogs)
  • … before local advocacy efforts push most of the funding back on the table (GGW)
  • Oberstar talks about the ongoing Gulf oil spill crisis (MPR)
  • PA Gov. Rendell (D) to disband unit of state DOT that focused entirely on fulfilling auto-paperwork requests for state legislators (Inquirer)
  • Dem challenger accuses incumbent Gov. Perry (R-TX) of transport mismanagement (AP)
  • Seattle metro-area planners envision tolls on all local highways within 20 years (S. Times)