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NYT Blasts Florida Florida Gov. Scott for “Thoughtless” Rejection of Rail Money In Michigan, Meanwhile, a Tea Party-Inspired Governor Happily Accepts Funds (Guardian) Though Mystified by Hipsters, Sec. LaHood Stands Up for Urban Cyclists (HuffPo) What it Means That the Feds Have Doled Out $2 Billion More in Rail Funds (Transport Politic) Busy Week in […]

Who Wants Florida’s $2.4 Billion in High-Speed Rail Funds?

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Gov. Rick Scott got to say no, yet again, to Florida’s dreams of high-speed rail. Florida’s Supreme Court ruled this morning that Gov. Scott doesn’t have to accept federal money to build a high-speed rail line between Tampa and Orlando. Two state senators had filed a lawsuit, claiming Scott had “overstepped his authority” by turning […]

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Obama Stands Up for Transportation Spending in Tough Budget Fight (TranspoNation) Central Florida Holds Breath for SunRail Decision Today (Orlando Sentinel) Indiana’s Texting While Driving Ban Goes Into Effect (NWI Times) New Penalties for Driving Distracted in Tennessee (Tennessean) California Is Recycling Its Roads for a Greener, Quicker Pot Hole Fix (GOOD) LaHood Supports Cheaper, […]

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Crude Oil Prices Surge as Middle East Unrest Simmers (NYT) Florida State Senators Take Governor to Court for Killing HSR (TBO) Gov. Scott’s Response: “My Position Remains Unchanged” (Transpo Nation) Meanwhile, Sen. Nelson Calls for More Time (The Hill) Nurturing Revolution: Twitter’s Nice But Public Spaces Matter Too (MinnPost) Report: Gov. McDonnell’s Transpo Plan Would […]

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Note to conservatives: You should be fans of passenger rail! (Am. Thinker) Florida Gov. Charlie Crist’s transportation record becomes fodder for his foes (Politico) Are federal stimulus dollars working for minority contractors in Illinois? (CPR) D.C.’s real-time government data-sharing wins a Harvard award … (WaPo) … but does Harvard know about the city’s grim record […]