Today’s Headlines

  • Seniors, People of Color Say Livability Impacts Their Level of Physical Activity (Bike League)
  • New Study Analyzes Environmental Cost of Parking (IOP Science)
  • Nebraska Lawmaker Introduces Sales Tax Measure to Fund Highways (Land Line)
  • Court Won’t Budge on EPA’s Right to Issue GHG Permits, To Texas Gov’s Dismay (Alt Transport)
  • Colo. Pol Who Killed a Pregnant Woman In Her Car Still Wants to Work on Transpo Issues (Chronicle)
  • Public Transpo Shortage Answers the Question of School Choice (UpNorthLive)
  • Some Orange County Pols Question Wisdom of Building New Transit Center (LAT)
  • “Deep Travel” On Your Daily Commute: Exploring the Passenger Experience (Transpo Nation)
  • Obama’s Promise of an All-Electric White House Vehicle Fleet is Unfulfilled (Good)
  • A Car-Loving Urbanist’s New Year’s Resolution: Untangle Urbanism and Elitism (Minn Post)
  • NJ Gov. Christie’s Popularity is Growing, But Still Along Strict Party Lines (The Hill)
  • The New Best Completely Unnecessary Bike Ornament to Spice Up Your Commute (TreeHugger)

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In Sprawling Atlanta, Pols Call for Better Transit, Bike Infrastructure, and More (AJC) Does Obama Have the Chutzpah to Push for Infrastructure? (The Transport Politic) Gas Prices Rising But Still a Bargain (ABC, Flowing Data) Can a New Light Rail Line Help Unite the Divided City of Jerusalem? (Transpo Nation) A Mere Sliver of the Federal […]

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Budget Deal Could Threaten MAP-21 (Transpo Issues Daily) Shutdown Drowns Out Push for Gas Tax Raise (The Hill) Will Canada’s Bike-Share Problems Affect the U.S.? (Atlantic Cities) Amtrak Pledges to Stop Concessions Losses in Five Years (The Hill) There Are Now 300 BRT Corridors Around the World (Sustainable Cities) So If Sprawl is Peaking in […]

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A Friendly Reminder That Bike-Ped Still Isn’t Safe in Congress (LAB) Harry Reid Would Fold Student Loan Interest Extensions Into Transpo Bill (Hill) Boehner Floats Possibility of 6-Month Transpo Extension, to Boxer’s Chagrin (Reuters, WaPo) Secretary LaHood: Distracted Driving at Level of National Epidemic (TranspoNation) Houston Moves Forward With New Commuter Rail Line (Transpo Nation) […]

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Politico: Obama’s Plan for “Nation-Building at Home” Entices Transpo Watchers In Transit/Bike-Friendly Portland, 84 Percent of Trips Still By Car (Oregonian) Connecticut Candidates Talk Transportation (News Times) A Century After the Car’s Debut, How “Public” Are Our Streets? (The Get Around Blog) Phoenix Could See Transit Fare Hikes (WNCT) Why “Low Ridership” Doesn’t Mean “Worthless” […]

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In Chicago, Major Transit Overhaul Hinges on Transpo Bill Negotiations (Tribune) LaHood Sees Progress Made in VA Metro Talks, Might Be Only One (Hill) Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Dropped Slightly in April (Transpo Nation) But Overall Efficiency Increases Threaten Transpo Funding (Trans. Issues Daily) Bike Traffic on Par With Car Traffic on U.S. Highway 9W in […]

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Wheels Begin Turning on Transportation Bill (Hill) If We Do Pass a Transpo Bill, Does That Mean the System Works? (National Journal) Boehner Sees 1-in-3 Odds GOP Loses Control of House in 2012 (WaPo) Development Policies That Encourage Road-Building Don’t Solve Anything (GGW) Study Shows Public Supports Transpo Spending, But Is Silent About Revenue (WaPo) […]