Today’s Headlines

  • Al Gore Calls for Climate Protests; Obama for "Strategy" to Reduce Carbon (The Hill)
  • New Crop of GOP House Hopefuls, Meanwhile, Say Global Warming’s All a Big Fraud (Politico
  • US Surging Forward With High-Speed Rail Plans (CNN)
  • NYC Ped Safety Study: Men — Not Taxis — Behind Fatal Collisions (WSJ)
  • Enough About Mosques: Look What MTA Has Planned for Lower Manhattan (NY1)
  • Don’t Forget to Renew Your Undrivers License (Good)
  • Why Low Gas Prices Aren’t All Bad for OPEC (Atlantic
  • Rescissions Threaten Funding for Bike Projects (LAB)
  • Dodd Gets Behind High-Speed Rail in Connecticut (Norwalk Plus
  • A Prescription for American Obesity: Safe Routes to School (Bikes Belong

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LaHood, Schock Disagree on High-Speed Rail (CBS Chicago) Full Speed Ahead for $1B “All Aboard Florida” (Miami Herald) Rahm Emanuel on Chicago Infrastructure (Bloomberg Business Week) Bikeplanner.org: Better than Google Maps? (GGW) Houston Metro Gets $188M for Light Rail (Houston Chronicle) D.C.-Area Express Lanes Will Create More Congestion (Transpo Nation) CA Auto Dealer Says “Yes, […]

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There’s a Lot at Stake for High Speed Rail in Today’s Elections (Infrastructurist) Transit Races to Watch Across the Country (Transpo Nation) High Speed Rail Needs to be More than Just Roadkill for Republicans (Boston Globe) Tragedy Doesn’t Prove That the FTA Should Regulate Transit (GGW) Hospitals Get Behind Active Transportation (Bike Portland) Why Having […]

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Future Is Still Uncertain For CA High-Speed Rail (AP, Transport Politic) High-Speed Rail Will Also Create Induced Demand (Atlantic Cities) Mr. Straphanger Says LA’s Transit Star Is Rising (LAT) Was the TIFIA Expansion Handled Wisely? (National Journal) Save the Partnership For Sustainable Communities! (Next American City) Time to Wean Ourselves Off the Outdated Gas Tax […]

Thinking Big: What About an Interstate Rail System?

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With all the billions of dollars rolling around the headlines lately, it’s not surprising that some of the Streetsblog Network members are thinking big. The Transport Politic, for instance, today presents a grand vision for an interstate rail system: [It] would have an emphasis on connecting destinations separated by 500 miles or less; for such […]

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In California, Plummeting Gas Tax Revenue Hurts Transit Projects (LA Times) Plans Speeding Up for Houston-Dallas High-Speed Rail (Houston Chron) How Will We Wade Through the Politics of Driverless Cars? (Boston Globe) What’s Behind Maryland Gov. Hogan’s Pursuit of Maglev Rail? (WaPo) BRT Could Be the Best Solution for Charleston’s Gridlock (Post and Courier) New NACTO Guide Sees Protected Bike […]

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Senate Falls One Vote Short of Approving Keystone Pipeline (McClatchy) Arlington, VA, Board Buries Streetcar Projects (WaPo, Inside Nova) League of American Bicyclists Names Bike-Friendly Communities in All 50 States (Bicycle Retailer) FRA Head: Texas Offers “Ideal Market” for High-Speed Rail (Star-Telegram) How Can Transit Transform Metro Detroit? (Detroit News, M Live) Wisconsin DOT Plan Explores VMT Fees, […]