Today’s Headlines

  • Transpo Advocates and Insiders Weigh in on Obama’s Infrastructure Plan (National Journal)
  • Brookings: Obesity Costs Country $215 Billion Each Year (via UPI)
  • Trans-Hudson Rail Tunnel Faces Uncertain Future Under Gov. Christie (NJ.com)
  • Will States Come Up With Matching Funds to Pay for High-Speed Rail? (NPR)
  • EPA Ramps Up Clean Air Rules, Prompting Lawsuits (Greenwire)
  • Thick Layer of Oil Still Coats the Gulf Sea Floor (ProPublica)
  • With Tea Party Rising, State Climate Programs in Crosshairs (Politico)
  • Fenty Out, But District’s Bike-Share System Here to Stay (WaPo, TBD)
  • Virginia Pols Urge Arlington to Drop Anti-HOV Lane Civil Rights Suit (WaPo)
  • Locals Wary of Plan to Haul Oversize Oil Industry Equipment Up U.S. 12 (LAT)

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Obama: Let’s Use $2B in Oil and Gas Revenues to Get the Country Off Oil and Gas (NYT) Senate Transpo Bill Fully Funds MAP-21 Except For One Key Part (Transpo Issues Daily) Economist Special Report: Deteriorating U.S. Infrastructure Catalyzes Fresh Thinking Gov. Scott Walker Is Considering a White House Bid (WaPo) Ten Reasons to Be […]

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Obama to Call for Shifting Transportation Away from Oil (WaPo) Why are Gas Taxes “Back in Fashion”? (Reuters) London’s New Bike Plan Takes Some Cues from Portland (Bike Portland) Shuster Sums Up Yesterday’s MAP-21 Hearing Rail Traffic = Humming Economy (Business Insider) Missouri Senate Passes 1-Cent Sales Tax for Transpo (AP) California Assembly Member Targets High-Speed […]

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Nuclear Crisis in Japan Expected to Increase Oil Prices (WSJ) Will GOP Senators Try to Kill TIGER Grants for Their Own States? (Biz Week) Greens Hope High Prices Will Shake Up Energy Policy (The Hill) Florida Can Still Bid for Lost HSR Funds (NYT, Herald) Can Private Sector Involvement Spark a Rail Resurgence? (Transport Politic) Maryland […]

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Rep. Blumenauer: A Sane Transit Bill Would Plan for Future Revenue (OregonLive) Industry, EPA Square Off Over Ozone Standards (Politico) Google Nixes Traffic Feature on Google Maps (The Atlantic) Where Does John Huntsman Stand on the Environment?  (Politco) Breakdowns Plague Newly Opened High-Speed Rail Line in China (Forbes) Metro to Ramp Up Social Media Outreach […]

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Trains, Planes Grind to a Halt as Sandy Approaches East Coast (CNN) States, Not Feds, Will Increasingly Pick Up the Bill For Infrastructure (WaPo) IMF: Adaptability Is Key to Avoid the Economic Shocks of Peak Oil (WaPo) Sen. Vitter Brings Home the Bacon to Louisiana in the Form of MAP-21 (Shreveport Times) Ohio Gov. Kasich […]

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American Lung Association: Smart Growth Prevents Deaths, Asthma Gulf Gusher Finally Plugged; Meanwhile, Junk Oil Wells Cause Headaches; (LAT, WaPo) Green Activists Playing Defense Heading into Midterms (Politico) Tampa Eyes Phoenix’s Overachieving Light Rail System as a Model (TBO) VA Gov McDonnell Has Plans for a State Infrastructure Bank (Daily Press) Public-Private Partnerships Losing Their Luster? (Stateline) […]