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Today’s Headlines

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Mass Transit Use Rises as Gas Prices Soar (CNN) LaHood: House in “Disarray” on Transportation Bill (Hill) Senate Ready to Overhaul Highway, Transit Programs (WaP0) …But the Senate’s Transpo Bill Is Far From Transformative (HuffPo) Mass Transit Tax Break Considered By Sen. Schumer and Others (HuffPo) Washington Spin on Transpo Bill Makes Good Look Even […]

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Time Runs Out for Transit Commuter Tax Benefit (Gov Exec, Chicago Trib) Cincinnati Mayor: Transit Agency Can’t Pay for Streetcar (Cincinnati Enquirer) Connecticut Panel Looks at Metro North Issues (AP) Home Buyers Prioritize Walkability (Better Cities and Towns) Austin Follows Houston’s Lead and Preps Bike-Share Launch (Houston Chron) Amtrak to End Refunds for No-Shows (The […]

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D.C.-Area Transpo Agencies Tinker With Long-Term Plans (WaPo) Fixing Houston’s Traffic Crisis Will Require Attitude Shift (Houston Press) New York Transit Advocates Aren’t Confident in Washington (Capital New York) How Will Transit-Oriented Development Reshape West Michigan? (Rapid Growth) San Antonio Express: Streetcar Needs a Firm Advocate Downtown Orlando Projects Get $4.6M Leeway on Transpo Fees […]

It’s OK to Build Transit-Oriented Development Before Transit

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Which should come first: transit or transit-oriented development? Streetsblog San Francisco reported Monday that residents of Mountain View, California, are trying to figure out how to accommodate thousands of tech employees without overwhelming local transportation infrastructure. One-fourth of all workers in Mountain View travel to and from an office district that houses Google, LinkedIn, and […]

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LaHood Promises Investigation Into Chevy Volt Fires, Assures Safety, Denies Cover-Up (Bloomberg) Members of Congress Form Transportation Security Caucus (The Hill) Retailers –Even Wholesale Clubs — Find Transit Access Is “Absolutely a Requirement” (Globest) VA Gov. Promises Robust Transpo Investment (The Better to Widen Highways With, My Dear) (WaPo) All GOP Ideas For the Missing $12 […]