Today’s Headlines

  • Oberstar’s Ouster: Reflecting on the End of an Era (TNR, MPR)
  • John Mica Wants More Rail Investment in the Northeast, Less Elsewhere (NYT Green)
  • Meanwhile, Might Oberstar Reemerge as the Secretary of Transportation? (Star Trib)
  • More Post-Election Analysis from the Post-Gazette
  • Push for Smart Growth in Cities Irks Some Environmentalists (NYT)
  • Are Greens Responsible for the Republican Wave? (Politico, Grist)
  • Wisconsin Freezes High-Speed Rail Project (Sentinel, WITI-TV)
  • Abandoned ARC Tunnel Will Leave a Brutal Economic Toll on New Jersey (NJ.com)
  • John Shimkus Eyes House Energy and Commerce Gavel (The Hill)

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Schumer: Amtrak Needs a “No-Ride” List (Reuters, The Hill) Northeast Corridor to Receive $800 Million for Rail (AP) Pawlenty Takes Flak for Climate Change Position (Mother Jones) Obama: Clean Energy Will Keep the Economy Growing (Politico) Transportation Funding Crisis Deepens in Detroit (DFP) A Look at Green Transportation for National Train Day (Huffington Post) How Productive […]

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Anthony Foxx Wants to Create a 30-Year Vision for US Transportation Policy (Politico) Minneapolis Group Sues FTA Over Light Rail (Minneapolis/St. Paul Biz Journal) … As the Green Line in St. Paul Offers Lessons in Racial Equity (Finance & Commerce) Blumenthal Predicts Consensus on Rail Safety Bill (Hartford Courant) How Pittsburgh Merges Cycling Infrastructure With […]

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White House Expected to Weaken Vehicle Pollution Standards (NYT) Caltrain Looks for Plan B As Trump Withholds Funds for Upgrades (SF Chron, NYT) Despite “Bikelash,” Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto Isn’t Backing Down on Bike Lanes (Post-Gazette) After Much Controversy, Cleveland Reopens Public Square to Buses (AP) Report: Apartments Near Transit Bring Cities More Tax Revenue (GGW) Uber Goes […]

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Saudi Oil Reserve More Limited Than Thought (Miller-McCune) Sec. LaHood Undeterred by Rail Naysayers (Post-Gazette, Wash Examiner) Cheap Air Tickets Will Soon Be Harder to Find (NYT) Amtrak: January Brought Record Ridership (Transpo Nation) What To Do About Zombie Subdivisions? (This Land) Let’s Move: A Step in the Right Direction (Fast Lane) Want Jobs? Invest […]

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Sens. John Kerry (D-MA) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) send a message to their colleagues: Bipartisan agreement on a climate change bill is within reach (NYT) 23 members of California’s congressional delegation come out cheering for the state’s high-speed rail application (BizWire) In the suburbs, energy-saving behavior is spreading like wildfire (NYT) New York Post editorializes […]