Today’s Headlines

  • Amtrak Unveils Next-Gen High-Speed Rail Vision for the East (AP)
  • But Will it Happen? First Reactions… (Transport Politic, Yglesias, Scripps)
  • LaTourette Backpedals, Makes Support for Complete Streets Clear (LAB)
  • Villaraigosa Returns to the Hill for Round Two of Transpo Lobbying (KPCC)
  • Health Advocates Call Climate Change A “Serious Public Health Issue” (Hill)
  • What “Complete Streets” Mean in Vermont (VPR)
  • Chicago Traffic: Not as Bad As It Seems, Study Suggests (Trib)
  • Reckless Driver Nearly Hits DC Journo, Minor Kerfuffle Ensues (TBD)
  • Obama to Climate Bill Boosters: 2011 is Your Year (Politico)
  • Lahood Sees Red Over Claim That Texting Bans Don’t Improve Safety (Transpo Nation, Fastlane)

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More on Obama’s Call For Infrastructure Investment (NYT, Transpo Nation, WSJ) Top Dems Miffed By Anti-Earmark Rhetoric (The Hill, Politico) White House Readies Transpo Plan Rollout for Mid-February (AP) Can Rep. Mica Thread the Transportation Funding Needle? (WSJ) Scarce Mention of Climate in SOTU (The Hill, Time) Meanwhile, Climate “Czar” Browner Will Step Down (LAT, […]

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Deficit Commission Recommends Higher Gas Tax and Limited Highway Spending (Transpo Nation) Even the Deficit Commission Can’t Agree on the Deficit Commission’s Proposals (Politico) Voinovich Working on a Way for Ohio Gov Kasich to Spend HSR Funds on Roads (Plain Dealer) Republicans Shutting Down House Committee on Climate and Energy (The Hill) DOT Celebrates Rosa […]

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Expectations Modest as Climate Negotiations Begin in Cancun (Politico, NYT) Plus, Why the Cancun Climate Talks Matter (Slate) Departing Dem Calls GOP Earmark Ban a “Complete Charade” (The Hill) Q & A With Former Transportation Secretary Norm Mineta (Transpo Nation) Bike Commuting on the Rise (NPR) Light Rail Lessons from Strasbourg (The Transport Politic) Study Advises […]

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Tracking House Debate Over FY11 Budget Cuts: TIGER, HSR On Chopping Block (T4America) Florida Gov. Would Rather Pay for Roads Than a 90% Paid-For High-Speed Rail Line (NBC) LaHood, Florida Lawmakers Look for a Way Around Scott’s Decision (CBS, Transpo Nation) New York and California to Florida: You Eatin’ That? (The Hill, LAT) The Administration’s […]

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Foxx Says Plans Are Finally Moving for Hudson Rail Tunnel (NYT) As DC Metro Faces Federal Oversight, Riders Say “Hell Yeah” (Progressive RR, WaPo) Boehner Urged to Pass Transpo Bill Before Hitting the Road (The Hill) Countdown Starts for Rail Shutdown if Congress Doesn’t Act (The Hill, Progressive RR) In San Diego, Climate Plan Clashes With […]

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Anthony Foxx Says Lack of Long-Term Funding Threatens Big Transpo Projects (The Hill) Washington Senate Republicans: Abandon Seattle’s Disastrous Deep-Bore Tunnel (The Stranger) Albuquerque Is Getting Complete Streets (Business Journals) A Virginia Law Penalizes Cities That Perform Road Diets (Times-Dispatch) Baton Rouge Considers Bike-share (Nola.com) Massachusetts Woman Sentenced for Driving Into a Crowd of Bicyclists, […]