Today’s Headlines

  • Body Scanners Could Come to Rail, Trains, and Boats Next (The Hill)
  • Pat-Down Controversy Boosts Amtrak Ridership (WWLTV)
  • Supporters of Senate Earmark Ban Lack Votes (The Hill)
  • Meanwhile, a Top Republican Has Already Broken Ranks (AP)
  • Diabetes Could Cost $3.4 Trillion Over the Next Decade (Bloomberg)
  • Are Americans as Car Crazy as We Were in the Seventies? (TNR)
  • NYC One Step Closer to Securing a Massive Bike-Sharing System (NYT, FastCompany)
  • WalkScore Rolls Out Thousands of Walkability “Heat Maps” (Walk Score)
  • Lautenberg, Christie Tit-For-Tat Over Transit Continues (Bloomberg)

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Obama Signs Two-Month Highway Trust Fund Extension (The Hill) Related: CBO Spitballs Future Short-Term Patches (The Hill) CityLab Remembers That Time Reagan Raised the Gas Tax In the Wake of Amtrak and Oil Train Crashes, Obama Taps Sarah Feinberg for FRA Post (The Hill) U.S. Could Save Lives by Requiring Trucks to Have Side Guards (Next City) Meanwhile, Pols Worry That Hackers […]

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Obama: U.S. Infrastructure “Embarrassing” Compared to China (The Hill, Bloomberg) On the Hill, Petri, Blumenauer Push for 15-Cent Gas Tax Hike (The Hill) Deadline Extensions Give MD’s New Governor More Time on Purple Line (Baltimore Sun) CicLAvia Continues Tradition of Letting People Take Over the Streets (Next City) NYC’s Noah Budnick to Head San Francisco Bike […]

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Indiana Reaches Deal to Preserve Amtrak’s Hoosier State Line (The Hill) WaPo: Major Infrastructure Investment Should Drive Country’s Growth High-Speed Rail Weighs Into Florida Governor’s Election (Next City) China Heads the Pack With Bike-Sharing (Bloomberg) Mat-Su, Alaska, Hopes to Settle With FTA Over Unused Ferry (Alaska Dispatch News) Report: Philly Leads Big Cities in Bike […]

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Shuster Seeks to Head Transpo Committee, Even If Mica Wants to Stick Around (Hill, Nat’l Journal) Whoever It Is, the Next Chair Faces Transpo Funding Quandary (Bloomberg) Center for Transportation Excellence Offers Rundown of Transpo Ballot Measures Transit Advocates Claim 70 Percent Success Rate on Election Day (Hill) The Shifting Transportation Needs of Baby Boomers (AP) […]

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Three New Visions for the Northeast Rail Corridor (Philly Inquirer, CT Post) Safety Groups Push for Changes to Transpo Bill (The Hill) “All Aboard Florida” Rebranded With New Name, Look (Sun Sentinel) World’s Fastest Train Could Connect DC and Baltimore — Or Is That Just Hype? (Bloomberg, DC Inno) British Study Examines Why People Live Where They Do (CityLab) […]

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Advocates Hope to Hear Obama Talk Infrastructure in State of Union (The Hill) Five States Look to Put a Price on Vehicle-Generated Pollution (Bloomberg) T&I Chair Shuster Announces Bid for Re-election (Public Opinion) New DC Metro Boss Makes Key Appointments, as Feds Take Over Daily Safety Checks (WaPo, The Hill) Philly Sounds Off on Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor Plans […]