Today’s Headlines

  • Kerry Unveils Revised Energy Bill (Business Green
  • Poll Shows Hickenlooper with Big Lead Over Rivals in CO Gov Race (TPM)
  • Statehouse Reshuffling Could Torpedo Regional Climate Pacts (Politico)  
  • Oil Spill Update: Finally Some Relief From All That Vaguely-Violent Engineering Jargon (Time)
  • Bevy of Lawmakers Break Ground on New Transit Center in San Francisco (Examiner)
  • Meanwhile, Pinch Yourself: SF Transit Agency Reports Large Surplus (Streetsblog SF, SF Chron
  • Not Sure About Lunch, But at Least in Chicago There Is Such a Thing as a Free Ride (Chicago Tribune)
  • High-Speed Rail Coming to Texas? (Star-Telegram)
  • First Impressions of the Phoenix Light Rail (New Times)

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Obama Signs Stopgap Transpo Extension, While Scolding Congress (The Hill, AP) Deal Reached to Preserve Chicago-Indy Rail (Chicago Sun-Times) NYT: Move Beyond the Gas Tax With Mileage-Based Fees Chicago Burbs Aim for More Walkable Development (Chicago Trib) How Can the Bay Area Unify Its Disjointed Transit Network? (NYT) NJ Transit Racks Up Big Bills Due […]

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Per-Capita Driving Lower Than During “Pit of the Recession” Across the U.S. (Frontier Group) Portland Mayor Pushes Tolls at Earl Blumenauer’s Transpo Forum (Oregonian) Leaving NYC and SF to Cure Homebuyer Sticker Shock in Oklahoma City (NYT) Town Center Developments Urbanize Boston Suburbs (Globe) Chicago-to-Iowa City Rail Link Inches Closer to Reality (Quad City Times) Georgia Working […]

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Obama Urges Action on Infrastructure But Fails to Mention High-Speed Rail (The Hill) Chicago Mag Sits Down with Post-Cabinet LaHood NYC, SF, and Boston Top List of Best U.S. Cities for Public Transit (NRDC Switchboard) Why Has Seattle’s Transit Score Dropped? (Seattle Times) L.A. Times: Bullet Train Will Lead California to Green Future $4B in Development Planned Along […]

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EPA Chief Still Hopes to See an Energy Bill This Year (The Hill) Voinovich Calls for Gas Tax Increase (BusinessWeek) Some Green Groups Rethinking Cap and Trade Strategy (Politico) Traffic Cameras Stir Controversy on the Campaign Trail (NYT) San Francisco Judge Lifts Injunction Against New Bicycle Lanes (SFGate, Streetsblog SF) Is America Ready for High-Speed […]

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In GOP Senate, South Dakota’s John Thune Poised to Be Critical for Transportation (Roll Call) Maryland Upset Sees Anti-Rail Hogan Take Governor’s Seat (WaPo) Atlanta Transit Expansion Sees Wide Support at the Polls (AJC) Pinellas County, FL, Chooses Status Quo, Not Light Rail (Tampa Bay Times) Austin Shoots Down $1B Bond for Rail (Community Impact) Many Cities […]

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DeFazio Expects Next Transpo Bill to Be $260 Billion (Columbian) Portland’s Message to T&I Committee: Transit, Transit, Transit (Oregonian) Florida Gov. Dismisses Last Ditch Efforts to Save High-Speed Rail (Miami Herald) Democrats and Republicans Spar Over Who Gets to Take Credit for Cleveland’s Renaissance (LAT) Investigating the Charge that Wisconsin Buses “Ride Around Empty” as […]