Today’s Headlines

  • White House Says They Have Ace Up Their Sleeve to Avoid Government Shutdown (The Hill)
  • Amid Middle East Revolutions, Gas Prices Jump (USA Today)
  • First Virginia, Then Capitol Hill? State Senate Votes Down Anti-Livability Measures (GGW)
  • Transportation Reformers Brainstorm Solutions to the Infrastructure Crisis (Infrastructurist)
  • Transit Champions Ray LaHood and Martin O’Malley Celebrate Highway Opening (GovMonitor)
  • Wisconsin Transit “Can’t Absorb” Spending Cuts Proposed by Gov. Walker (Fox)
  • Mica’s HSR Proposal to Gov. Scott Wasn’t Worth Accepting Anyway (Orlando Sentinel)
  • 10 States Prohibit Crash Taxes for Drivers and More Are Working On a Ban (Land Line)
  • Fresno Rep’s Criteria for HSR in California: “On Time, Under Budget, Off of Ag Land” (BizJournal)
  • Bicycle Film Fest Taking Submissions (Hear That, Clarence?) (Good)

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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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Senate to Vote on Repealing Tax Breaks for Big Oil — But Not This Week (The Hill) Bipartisan Gang of Six Can’t Come to Debt-Reduction Consensus, Conrad Goes It Alone (WaPo) The Next Budget Battle: Negotiations Over the Debt Ceiling Have Begun (WaPo) Florida’s Rejected HSR Funds Go to Chicago-St. Louis Line (Tribune) Wisconsin’s Latest […]

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Why USDOT’s Transit Funding Rule Doesn’t Work and What Could Fix It (Slate) Boehner: GOP Will Tack Keystone Pipeline Onto Transportation Bill (Hill) Gov. Brown: Cap and Trade Fees Will Fund HSR in California (SacBee) Why Conservatives Should Be All Over Smart Growth (Switchboard) Millennials: Affordable Urban Living Is Hard to Find (GGW) The Reason […]

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Neither Party Can Get a Budget Bill Passed in the Senate (The Hill) Census Confirms That California Picked Booming Cities for High-Speed Rail (Transportation Nation) Florida DOT Exposes Gov. Scott’s Error, Finds That HSR Would Have Made a Profit (Miami Herald) LaHood Continues to Reject Gas Tax Increase But Offers No Alternative (Land Line) GAO […]

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LaHood to Testify on HSR, Lessons Learned Before House Committee (Hill) Without HUD Sustainable Communities Program, Americans Will Pay More for Housing+Transpo (Citiwire) China Ready and Willing to Invest in America’s Infrastructure (Reuters) Infrastructure Banks, Common in States, Explained (Stateline) Fast Trains From Detroit to Chicago Expected Within 4 Years (Detroit Free Press) Michigan Governor, […]

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See Who Voted to Quash Sen. Paul’s Anti-Bicycle/Pedestrian Amendment (Bike League) Senate Vote Preserves Critical Transpo Funding, But Not Much for HSR  (T4A, Transportation Nation) Who Is Lobbying DC’s Top Transportation Congressmen? (Transportation Nation) Public Transit Lobby Gets New Chief (Hill) Plan for HSR More Realistic, Much More Pricey (SFGate) FL Gov. Says HSR Cost Overruns in […]