Today’s Headlines

  • In the GOP’s Words: “Highway Funding Will Now Be Treated as Other General Spending” (The Hill)
  • Democrats, Including Transpo Committee’s Rahall, Condemn the New Rule (The Hill, T&I)
  • Density Shouldn’t Be a Prerequisite for Good Transit (The Age)
  • New Seattle Law Grants Rights and Responsibilities to Drivers and Cyclists Alike (Post Intelligencer)
  • If Public Transportation Works in Montana and Wyoming It’ll Work Anywhere (Billings Gazette)
  • Here’s Hoping the Seven Newly Funded Transit Projects Are Just the Beginning (Infrastructurist)
  • Smart Growth Policies Having Little Effect in Maryland, 13 Years After Passage (Balt. Sun)
  • Shift Away From Congestion Pricing Has London Enviros Worried About Air Quality (EnviroTech)
  • China’s Massive Infrastructure Investment Will Pay For 8,000+ Miles of High Speed Rail (MarketWatch)
  • gecko

    re: China’s Massive Infrastructure Investment Will Pay For 8,000+ Miles of High Speed Rail (MarketWatch)

    Seems like a smart move even though likely not the most efficient cost-effective way.

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