Today’s Headlines

  • Another Extension Is in the Works for Transpo Bill — But How Long Will It Last? (School Transpo)
  • Republican Victories Imperil Rail Plans (NYT)
  • LaHood Dangling Rejected Rail Funds in Front of Other Potential Recipients (WSOC TV)
  • NY Lt. Gov: Transpo Infrastructure is Key to a “Prosperous Future for New York” (WSJ)
  • High Speed Rail Association Unveils Vision of a Rail System Akin to Interstates (Reuters)
  • Seattle Looks to SF for a Model on Congestion Pricing (KIRO)
  • Illinois State Govt Could Take Over Control of Chicago’s Metra (Chicago Tribune)
  • Could Unpopular Airport Pat-Downs Encourage Train Travel Instead of Air? (WaPo)
  • Obesity Epidemic Is a Result of Design Malpractice (Placeshakers)
  • Yglesias Makes the Case for a Carbon Tax, Now

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House GOP Floats 18-Month Transpo Bill (Transpo Nation) Several Amendments Could Help Passage of House Bill (T4America) “Highway” Bill Causes More GOP Road Rage (Politico) Obama’s High-speed Rail Plans Hit Traffic (KC Star) US Regulators Nearing Decision in Freight Rail-Shipper Dispute (WSJ) Illinois Advocates Push Gas Tax Increase to Support Transit (Grid Chicago) Activists Revolted […]

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In GOP Senate, South Dakota’s John Thune Poised to Be Critical for Transportation (Roll Call) Maryland Upset Sees Anti-Rail Hogan Take Governor’s Seat (WaPo) Atlanta Transit Expansion Sees Wide Support at the Polls (AJC) Pinellas County, FL, Chooses Status Quo, Not Light Rail (Tampa Bay Times) Austin Shoots Down $1B Bond for Rail (Community Impact) Many Cities […]

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Commuter Rail Could Return to Miami in 2014 (HuffPo) Nashville Mayor: City Must Invest in Transit (Tennessean) Can Millennials’ Multi-Modal Transpo Habits Translate to Stronger Advocacy? (Bike League) Virginia Needs to Stop Building Bypasses and Start Improving Existing Streets (GGW) Cincinnati Passenger Rail Gets Key Approvals (Progressive Railroading) Denver’s Bike-Share Membership Mainly White (Transpo Nation) […]

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Mica Set to Grill Amtrak Today (Transpo Nation) Feds OK First Step for California Bullet Train (LAT, Reuters) Transpo Issues Daily Examines Potential $1.5B in Transpo Cuts Virginia Gets Funds for 11 Miles of High-Speed Rail (WaPo, Transpo Nation) Transpo Union Criticizes Romney’s “47 Percent” Line (The Hill) It’s Car-Free Day Sept. 22, But Why […]

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High-Speed Rail Brawl Spills Onto House Floor (Politico); LaHood to Testify (C-SPAN) Also: LaHood Talks to Obama About Sticking Around (Politico) Senate Committee Looks at Hurricane Damage to Transpo Systems (Transpo Nation, C-SPAN) Mica Bids Goodbye to Chairmanship (The Hill) Worker Rights Issues Tie Up Vote on Detroit Transit Authority (MLive) Massachusetts Transpo “at a […]

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Jerry Brown Signs $8 Billion Bill for CA Bullet Train (Transpo Nation, (Mercury News) LaHood Praises Colorado’s Bus Rapid Transit as Rural Model (Post Independent) Orlando Sentinel Sees Mixed Signals From Mica on I-4 Toll Atlanta Mayor Foresees Victory for Georgia Transpo Tax (The Hill) Seriously? Brookings: Driverless Cars Could Be Better Option Than CA High-Speed […]