Today’s Headlines

  • Get Comfortable, the Road to a Spill Bill Could Be a Long One (NYT)
  • Poll: Concern About the Environment on the Rise (The Hill)
  • As Global Weirding Mucks With Weather, Greens Push Senators For a Real Climate Bill (HuffPo, NYT)
  • Amtrak On Pace to Break Ridership Record (WVNS)
  • Bill Requires High-Speed Rail Bidders to Reveal Holocaust Involvement (AP)
  • States Get Tougher on Drunk Driving With Ignition Interlocks (WSJ
  • Parsons Brinckerhoff Releases Design Guidelines for Complete Streets (Architecture & Design)
  • Wow, Take a Look at These SF Transit Center Drawings (Inhabit)
  • NRDC Asks: What Does "Smart Growth" Mean to You?
  • Bike-Sharing — Not This Type — on the Way in DC (WaPo)

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Procedural Wrestling Match Robs Sen. McConnell of His Plan to Foil Obama Jobs Bill (TPM) Obama, Again, Confuses “Functionally Obsolete” and “Structurally Deficient” (The Hill) LA Embraces Urban Street Design As Anti-Obesity Tactic (Atlantic Cities) New Jersey Town Becomes a Transit Village, Whether It Wants To Or Not (NYT) Chicago Struggles to Bring Transit to […]

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Multi-Family Housing Is Leading the Recovery as Single-Family Stagnates (NYT) Foxx Pushes Transportation Bill at Road Widening Site (TBT) Does the Earmark Ban Lead to More Strategic Bills, Or More Difficult Negotiations? (WSJ) Gas Tax’s Buying Power at an All-Time Low in 10 States (CityLab) Milwaukee Transit Advocates Win Bus Service During Zoo Interchange Construction (Journal-Sentinel) […]

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Congress Should Extend the Build America Bonds for Infrastructure, Says the Washington Post FTA Could Withhold Further Transit Funding Until NJ Pays Back ARC Money (WSJ) Can Los Angeles Become a Great Transit City? (NYT) Suburbs to Blame For Urban Heat Island Effect (Switchboard) GOP Plan to Block Omnibus Spending Bill Could Kill $2M in […]

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NYT Editorial: The Senate Gets the Importance of Transpo Bill, House Does Not AAA Estimate of the Cost of Car Ownership Up 1.9% From Last Year “I’ve Got No Grease”: Boehner Complains About Difficulty of Legislating Without Earmarks (Politico) Whose Job Is It to Solve the Distracted Driving Problem? (USA Today) Romney Wants Credit For […]

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Mark your calendar, ’cause the Senate climate bill hearings start on Oct. 27 (Politico) Some states are declining to post road signs that note when projects are being funded by federal stimulus money (NYT) Breaking down the Kerry-Graham op-ed on climate cooperation — is it really a "game-changer" or just a sign of unnecessary compromises […]

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Taxes Have Proved the Sticking Point for Transpo Bill (The Hill) DC Metro Gets $150M in Senate Bill (WaPo) Google Will Help Pinpoint Every Rail Crossing in America (NYT) Will Anthony Foxx Make a Senate Run? (The Hill) Not Relying on Feds, NC Plans for Controversial Privately Run Tolls (Bloomberg) Oregon Governor Pulls Plug on Gas Tax […]