Today’s Headlines

  • In Budget Rollout, Obama Proposes Single Transportation Trust Fund (Politico)
  • Americans Want Transportation, Don’t Want to Pay For It (WaPo)
  • GOP Eyes Big Cuts to EPA; Dems Consider Effort “Reckless” (Politico, The Hill)
  • Obama Pushes Clean Energy Spending, Fewer Tax Breaks for Big Oil (The Hill)
  • How Will Electric Car Owners Pay for Roads? (Infrastructurist)
  • Mapquest Rolls Out Transit Directions (Transpo Nation)
  • Streetcar Boom Takes Cities Back to the Future (NPR)
  • Smart Growth: A Stupid Term? (The Naked City)
  • How Low Can Speed Limits Go? (Treehugger)
  • More Budget Trouble For DC Metro Looms (WaPo)

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Transportation Issues Daily Not Expecting Much Transpo Talk at Tonight’s State of the Union Unions Hope Obama Will Push For Infrastructure Investment (The Hill) … And WaPo Is Pretty Sure He Will — But How Will Republicans Respond? Robert Reich Makes the Case For an Investment Budget and Wise Infrastructure Spending Utah Wants to Recalibrate Gas Tax […]

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Finance Committee Finds $9.6 Billion for Senate Transportation Bill (Hill) House Transportation Bill Emerges From a Beating in Committee (WaPo) GOP Transportation Bill Lurches Forward, But Where’s the Money? (Politico) Angry About the House Transportation Bill? T4America Wants You! Should It Take Decades to Build a Subway? How to Fix Our Transit System (Salon) GOP […]

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Obama to Announce 2014 Budget Proposal This Week (NYT) White House Cuts Another $232M From Transportation and Housing For 2013 (Politico) USDOT Secretary Contender Anthony Foxx Rejects Mayoral Re-election Bid (Charlotte Post) Frank Lautenberg Might Retire Sooner Than Expected (Politico) T&I Committee Agenda Shapes Up (The Hill) Margaret Thatcher’s Public Transport Legacy (Next City) DC […]

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Obama Stands Firm on Anti-Earmark Pledge (The Hill) Rahm’s Transpo Platform for Chicago Is All About Transit (Transpo Nation) Michelle Obama: Obesity is a “National Security Issue” (Politico) Richard Sarles Takes the Reins at Metro (WaPo) Minneapolis Light Rail Line Takes Flak (Star Tribune) Rand Paul Wants to Dismantle HUD (Housing Wire) Study: Small Cities […]

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DC’s Silver Line to Dulles Is Behind Schedule, Over Budget (WaPo, The Hill) Overall, Mayors Want Washington to “Do Something” (Politico) One Chart Shows What’s Gone Wrong With the Highway Trust Fund (City Lab) Foxx: Time to “Get Unrealistic” to Solve Transpo Situation (Transport Topics) Urban Vanguards to Descend on the Biggest Little City in […]

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16 Big Transit Projects That Would Be Toast Under Trump’s Budget (WaPo) Cuts Could Imperil Seattle Rail, Gateway Project, DC Metro (Seattle Times, Bloomberg, Washingtonian) How Cities Would Feel the Budget Pain (Curbed) Long-Distance Amtrak Routes Under Threat (Progressive Railroading) Trump Also Wants to Slash Transpo Funding in Rural Areas That Supported Him (Charlotte Observer) The Rail Line […]