Today’s Headlines

  • Obama’s Budget Increases Transpo Outlays 18 Percent (Bloomberg)
  • At First Field Hearings, T&I Lawmakers Say Transpo Bill Will Be Small (Charleston Gazette, Metro News)
  • House Republicans Unified in Disapproval of Obama’s Transportation Investment Plan (Transpo Nation)
  • Ed Glaeser Argues Against Historic Preservation Restrictions and Zoning Regulations (Housing Complex)
  • Want a Little Electric Help On the Uphill? That Hybrid Bike Will Run You $35,000 (JustLuxe)
  • GOOD Asks Readers to Imagine Their Cities Without Cars
  • South Bay Area Finally Gets Transit Cards Good on Multiple Modes (Mercury News)
  • New Urbanist Andres Duany: LEED Prizes Costly Eco-Upgrades Over Smart Design (Treehugger)
  • Smart Growth Is the Key to the World’s Most Romantic Cities (Switchboard)
  • Home Builders Assn. Report: Smart Growth Doesn’t Reduce Carbon Emissions (NAHB)
  • In Praise of the Separated Bike Lane (Grist)
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