Today’s Headlines

  • ARC Tunnel Remains On Deathbed; Announcement Expected by Friday  (NJ.com, ABC)
  • Meanwhile, ARC Supporters Plan Tuesday Protest in North Bergen (WNYC)
  • Could Powerful Pro-Transit Oregon Dem Pete DeFazio Lose His House Seat? (Transpo Nation)
  • Amtrak Earns Record Ridership Numbers (USA Today, Economist)
  • Medical Costs of Obesity Balloon to $168 Billion, Twice Previous Estimate (USA Today)
  • Poll: 22 Percent of New Yorkers Would Cut Transportation to Balance Budget (Transpo Nation)
  • Metro Sees Lower Than Expected Ridership Numbers (Washington Examiner)
  • The Case Against Airport Connectors (Market Urbanism)
  • The Automobile: A Shield That Deflects Empathy (Grist)
  • Meet Moynihan Station: A Non-Groundbreaking Groundbreaking (Slate)

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March Was “Single Best Month Ever” in Amtrak’s History (USA Today, Transpo Nation) Massachusetts Transpo Tug-of-War Includes Gas Tax, T Funds (AP, Boston Globe) Tampa Preps for Bike Safety Summit Tomorrow (BayNews9) NJ Transit Users Happy With Service, Even Post-Sandy (WSJ, Patch) Twin Cities Could See Light Rail, BRT (MPR News) Gas Tax Hike Goes Nowhere in South […]

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ARC Aftermath: What to Do with $47 Million of Land? (NJ.com) Public Supportive, but LaHood Irked About ARC Cancellation (NJ.com, Bloomberg) Amtrak Invests in a New Generation of Locomotives (WaPo) Transportation Costs Emerge as Key Election Issue (Wired) EPA Girds for Attacks on Climate Science (LAT) Cars Ownership Losing its Luster Among Young Adults (Human […]

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Reid, LaHood Push Rail in Las Vegas (Sun) Obama: No Such Thing as “Shovel-Ready” Projects (Transpo Nation) More Details on Obama Transpo Plan; Funding Questions Remain (National Journal) Will America Ever Build Real HSR? (NYT) NJ Pols Postpone Meeting to Halt ARC Tunnel Construction (Newsroom Jersey) Why Ray LaHood’s Idea to Totally Ban Phoning-While-Driving Makes […]

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Gov. Christie’s ARC Cost Numbers Appear to Be Highly Exaggerated (Transpo Nation, AP, North Jersey) Meanwhile, Christie Postpones Decision; ARC Gets Weekend Reprieve (AP) Obama Will Pitch 20 Percent Cuts for Truck and Bus Greenhouse Emissions Next Week (Politico) GOP’s Man on Oversight Committee, Darrell Issa, Says He Won’t Antagonize Obama (WSJ) Meet Donald Shoup: the “Prophet of […]