Today’s Headlines

  • Secretary LaHood Happy to Play Hardball With States Over Rail Funding (CNN)
  • Oil Prices Are on the Rise Again — Are We Any Less Oil-Dependent Than We Were in 2008? (NPR)
  • Florida Senator Pushes Back Against Anti-Rail Rhetoric (Politifact)
  • After ARC Tunnel Debacle, Feds Want New Jersey to Return $270 Million (Reuters)
  • Meanwhile, Cost-Cutting Gov. Christie Spends Luxuriously on His Hotels (Politico)
  • BP Gets a Verbal Thrashing During Oil Spill Hearing (WaPo)
  • Rep. Nick Rahall Seeks Top Democratic Post on Transpo Committee (The Hill)
  • Bus Rapid Transit: An Affordable Alternative to Rail? (Marketplace)
  • Uncertainty: Hardly a Dirty Word for Climate Scientists (NYT)
  • “Strict Liability” Could Stall Distracted Driving (BikePortland)