Today’s Headlines

  • Obama’s Expected to Call for Transpo Investment in SOTU; Senate GOP Expected to Oppose (NYT)
  • Lawmakers Hunt for New Revenue as Efficient Engines Make the Gas Tax Obsolete (NYT)
  • What’s the Worst Way to Tally Traffic Misery? (WaPo)
  • Enviros Press for State of the Union Love (The Hill)
  • Delays Likely for California High-Speed Rail (Fresno Bee)
  • Smart Growth Progress Gradual in Massachusetts (Globe)
  • Why Putting Transit Stops Near Highways Doesn’t Make Sense (Transport Politic)
  • Florida Taxpayers: You’re Not on the Hook for Rail Cost Overruns (Sentinel)
  • Will We Really Have a Transportation Reauthorization Bill By August? (DCVelocity)
  • Computer Programmer Develops Unique Subway Sonatas (Grist)

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Nuclear Crisis in Japan Expected to Increase Oil Prices (WSJ) Will GOP Senators Try to Kill TIGER Grants for Their Own States? (Biz Week) Greens Hope High Prices Will Shake Up Energy Policy (The Hill) Florida Can Still Bid for Lost HSR Funds (NYT, Herald) Can Private Sector Involvement Spark a Rail Resurgence? (Transport Politic) Maryland […]

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White House Expected to Weaken Vehicle Pollution Standards (NYT) Caltrain Looks for Plan B As Trump Withholds Funds for Upgrades (SF Chron, NYT) Despite “Bikelash,” Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto Isn’t Backing Down on Bike Lanes (Post-Gazette) After Much Controversy, Cleveland Reopens Public Square to Buses (AP) Report: Apartments Near Transit Bring Cities More Tax Revenue (GGW) Uber Goes […]

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Dallas Leaders: 15-Stories of Parking by DART Will “Keep Downtown Healthy” (Dallas Morning News) NYT: Transit Paramount to Fighting Poverty Officials Say Defeat of Michigan’s Roads Tax Proposal Means Conditions Will Get Worse (Detroit News) Cities Make Great Retirement Homes (Next City) Atlanta Beltline Proposal Envisions 50 Miles of Streetcars (Curbed Atlanta) A Prosecutor Explains Why Word Choice — Crash vs. Accident […]

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Break the High Gas Price Cycle on This Bike to Work Day (LAB, AP) Bikes: A Missing Piece of the Energy Puzzle (BikePortland) Transpo Groups to Senators: Slashing Services Has Consequences (AHN) Will Rick Scott Kill Another High-Speed Rail Line in Florida? (Orlando Sentinel) Biden, Salazar Make the Case for Clean Energy  (Politico, The Hill) High-Speed […]

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Cop in 2001 Fatal DWI Up for Parole (Daily News) Mom of Drunk-Driving Victim Seeks Leniency for Driver (LA Times) Hoboken Councilman Arrested for Drunk Driving (Gothamist) Trans-Hudson Rail Tunnel Inches Forward (AMNY) Bush Expected to Call for New Fuel Economy Standards (NYT) Hell’s Kitchen Residents Fight for No. 7 Stop (AMNY) Ridership Surges at […]

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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 […]