Today’s Headlines

  • Obama Administration Remains Cool on Gas Tax (Bond Buyer)
  • What Caused the Climate Bill to Unravel; What Happens Next (Time, The Hill)
  • Denver Receives First-of-Its-Kind $300 Million Federal Loan for Transit (Journal of Commerce)
  • Gas Prices Head North (AP)
  • Safety Report Aboout DC Metro Will Likely Have National Implications (WaPo)
  • "Drive ’til You Qualify" Rent Anything But a Bargain (Washington Examiner)
  • Schumer Calls for Maintaining Transit Tax Breaks (NBC)
  • Prototype Bike Revealed for DC Bikeshare Expansion (Washington Examiner)
  • High-Speed Rail on Track in New England (Business Week)
  • Still Searching For Truly Complete Streets, 20 Years After the American Disabilities Act (LAB blog)

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What Does the Senate Have in Mind for Transit This Year? (Transpo Issues Daily) NY/NJ Port Authority Gets $200M From Feds for Sandy Repair (CNN) California Gas Tax Hike to Kick in This Summer (AP) “Density” Won’t Get the Job Done as Well as “Walkability” (NRDC Switchboard) Why Does Clean Technica Question the Mileage Tax? […]

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Poll Shows Support for Banning Drivers From Using Cellphones (The Hill) Transportation Money to Be Scarce in 2012, Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) Pessimistic (WTOP) Five Communities Recognized for Smart Growth Achievements (ThomasNet) More Congressional Outrage on High-Speed Rail (Transpo Nation) DC Is Oregon-Based United Streetcar‘s Newest Client (WBJ) In Chicago, Some Find Transit Fares Linked […]

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Kaid Benfield: Massachusetts Smart-Growth Incentives Could Be Stronger (Atlantic Cities) Rhode Island Transpo Chief Elected AASHTO Prez (AP) Wonkblog: Is a Carbon Tax a Comprehensive Climate Solution? Gov. McDonnell Looks at Hiking Gas Tax in Virginia (NBC DC) Illinois Firm Wins $352M California Bullet Train Contract (Examiner) Bike Portland: Federal vs. Local Control of Streets Makes […]

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NHTSA: Pedestrian Deaths Down, Bicyclist Deaths Up in 2013 Even With Gas Prices in Free-Fall, Transit Ridership Keeps Climbing (NYT) NOAA: Washington, DC, Has Hit a “Tipping” Point for Sea Level Rise (UPI) Michael Brown, Raquel Nelson, and the Injustice of Car-Based Traffic Engineering (Dissent) As HOT Lanes Open on I-95, A Brief History of […]

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Wisconsin Lawmakers Rebuff Scott Walker’s Big-Spending Road Plans (Journal Times) Michigan GOP Legislature Raises Gas Tax From 19 Cents to 34 Cents a Gallon (AP, ABC7) Washington State Raises Gas Tax 11.9 Cents (Spokesman-Review) Bipartisan Plan for $85 Million Transpo Bond Passes in Maine (MPBN) Georgia Gas Tax Hike Takes Effect (WALB) FRA Enlists Google Maps […]

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Campaign for Dedicated Funding for DC Metro Taking Shape (Washington Biz Journal) Next City: What Does a Smarter, More Equitable Transportation System Look Like? African-American Teen Sues Cops Who Tasered Her For Biking at Tacoma Mall (NYT) Feds Order Boston Transit to Revise Civil Rights Policies (Boston.com) Pittsburgh, Columbus Pitch for the Smart Cities Challenge (Post-Gazette, Dispatch) […]