Today’s Headlines

  • How Will Congress’s Belt-Tightening Affect Transportation Budgets? (National Journal)
  • Ford to Hire Thousands of New Workers, Push Electric Cars (Star Tribune)
  • Yonah Freemark: Florida High Speed Rail Should Go Forward, But in Limited Way (Transport Politic)
  • Yglesias: Turn the Capitol Parking Lot Into a Dorm for Members of Congress
  • Oversized Chicago Streets Slim Down With Road Diet In Hopes of Revitalizing Pedestrian Life (Tribune)
  • Arizona’s Other Crisis: City Governments Face the “Anti-Stimulus” of Budget Cuts (TNR)
  • Pay Up, Grandma: Illinois Lawmakers Limit Free Transit Rides for Seniors (Bloomberg)
  • Retail Activity on Walkable Commercial Strips Beats Suburban Commerce 4 to 1 (Infrastructurist)
  • Virginians List Transpo as Top Priority But Resist Gas Taxes and Tolls to Pay For It (Times Dispatch)
  • Experts Push for Walkable, Transit-Friendly Urban Planning in the Twin Cities (Star Trib)
  • DC Metro Trying to Get Its Act Together With New Governance Plan (WaPo)