Today’s Headlines

  • Gov. Christie’s ARC Cost Numbers Appear to Be Highly Exaggerated (Transpo NationAP, 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 Parking” (LAT, Infrastructurist)
  • East Bay Will Have Nation’s Densest Network of Urban Trails (Bay Citizen)
  • California Members of Congress Turn Out to Praise Crenshaw Light Rail Line (Streetsblog LA)
  • Writer Paul Goodman Called for Banning Cars in Manhattan — in 1961 (Good)
  • Would DC Benefit from a Higher Gas Tax? (WTOP)
  • A Conservative Argument for Rail (Grist)

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Obama Signs Stopgap Transpo Extension, While Scolding Congress (The Hill, AP) Deal Reached to Preserve Chicago-Indy Rail (Chicago Sun-Times) NYT: Move Beyond the Gas Tax With Mileage-Based Fees Chicago Burbs Aim for More Walkable Development (Chicago Trib) How Can the Bay Area Unify Its Disjointed Transit Network? (NYT) NJ Transit Racks Up Big Bills Due […]

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LaHood to Anti-Rail Governors: No, You Can’t Use the Money for Highways (Reuters) Where Is Support for Transit Strong? Wisconsin and Ohio, If You Look at Ballot Measures (MTR) JetBlue Says Rail Makes More Sense Than Flying for Short Distances (Marketplace) NJ Not Convinced It Needs to Pay DOT Back for Unbuilt ARC Tunnel (AP) […]

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ARC Tunnel on the Verge of Dying a Second Death (AP, WSJ) Michigan, California, Florida, Virginia Reel in High-Speed Rail Money (AP) Meanwhile, Palo Alto Says “No Thanks” to Rail Funds (Transpo Nation) Amtrak Plans New Iowa City to Chicago Route (Trib) Several House Races Could Hinge on Candidates’ Cap-and-Trade Stance (LAT) A Lesson About […]

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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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GOP Earmark Ban Will Hurt Rural Areas Most (Brookings, AP, NYT) Outgoing PA Governor Rendell’s Predictions for the Future of Transpo (Transpo Nation) NJ Gov. Christie Warming to ARC Tunnel Substitute (WSJ) Hertz Adopts Bike-Share Model for One-Way Airport Rentals By the Hour (Transpo Nation) Businesses Expand Use of Car-Sharing (NYT) Freight Rail: The Real […]

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New poll finds 83 percent of respondents supporting more federal funding for high-speed rail and transit (HNTB Press via @beyondDC) Investor Carl Icahn is forming a consortium to go after a share of the high-speed rail pie (AP) Federal transportation safety regulators call for national crash-resistance standards for transit cars (Bloomberg) How blue is your […]