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Obama’s EPA Pick Has Smart Growth Roots (Atlantic Cities) Bike League Says Capitol Hill “Already Gets It” With Cycling …While Bike Portland Looks at How the Bike Industry Can Wield More Influence Raising the Gas Tax: Everybody’s Doing It (NRDC Switchboard) Does Modern-Day Urbanism = Trickle Down Economics? (Chicago Mag, Urbanophile) Transpo Funding: Maryland vs. Virginia (GGW) Baltimore Sun Calls Maryland […]

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Funding Can’t Meet Demand for “New Starts” Transit Projects (Transpo Issues Daily) Phoenix OKs Light Rail Extension (Arizona Republic) Advocates Envision Better Rail for Virginia (Pilot) Can California Take on High-Speed Rail Without Feds? (Atlantic Cities) Porcari Leaves No. 2 U.S. Transpo Post for Private Sector (Baltimore Sun, WaPo) NJ Transit Breaks Record With Thanksgiving Holiday Trips […]

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Congress Goes Back and Forth About Transpo Funding, Leaves Town (Transpo Issues Daily) Remember When Infrastructure Investment Was Bipartisan? What Happened? (Transpo Nation) How John Mica Pulled Off the Impossible and Failed Miserably (DC Velocity) (*See corrections) MAP-21’s Silver Lining: Local Control Over Bike/Ped Funds (Politico) Walkable Urbanism in the Sterile Suburbs Is No Kind […]

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House Buys Time on Transpo Bill With Two-Week Patch (The Hill) U.S. Transit Systems (i.e. Chicago, DC) Ramp Up Security After Paris Attacks (WGNTV, Roll Call) Why California’s High-Speed Rail Money Shouldn’t Go to Roads (CityLab) Funding Secured for Philly Subway Extension, But Some Are “Tired of Studies” (Philly Mag, Biz Journal) Twin Cities Study Finds […]

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Will Amtrak’s Hoosier State Line Keep Running Once Fed Funds Run Out? (Post-Tribune, JC Online) Rep. Denham May Have Tripped Over Himself in Attempt to Block High-Speed Rail (Sac Bee) APTA Settles Case With Patent Troll Who’s Been Suing Public Transit Agencies (Ars Technica) Oberstar’s Advice for White House on Transpo? Go Around Congress (Politico MT) […]

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Transit Needs to Be at the Table As MAP-21 Is Implemented (Passenger Transport) Why Does It Cost So Much to Build Transit In the U.S.? (Bloomberg) Privately Run High-Speed Rail Is Possible in Florida and Texas (Yes, Texas!) (Planetizen) Most Transit Driver Assaults Go Unreported (CBC) The Next Generation of DIY Urbanism Projects Is Cooler […]