Today’s Headlines

  • 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 Create 100,000 Jobs (The Examiner)
  • Los Angeles Envisions 1,680 Mile Bikeway Network (LAT)
  • What’s Next for Chicago and Its New Mayor? (WBUR)
  • The Trouble With Greenbelts (Per Square Mile)
  • Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy Goes to Bat for Transit (TSTC)
  • Can Buses Fill the High-Speed Rail Void? (KALW)

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Spiking Gas Prices Mean Savings for Transit Riders (Reuters) Meanwhile, White House Considers Tapping Strategic Reserves (Bloomberg) Rail Dead; Florida Gov. Scott Wants to Dredge Instead (LAT, Transpo Nation) New Transpo Chief on Horizon for San Francisco (Chronicle) In the Midst of Red Ink, Can America Save Its Infrastructure? (Transport Politic) Magazine, DOT Team Up […]

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The Three Big Obstacles to Passing a Transpo Bill This Week (Trans. Issues Daily) Congressional Leaders Meet Today With Time Running Out (WaPo) Sprawl: Where It’s Headed, and the People Who Cling to It (NYT) DC Bikeshare Avoided Five Million Automobile Miles Driven (TranspoNation) Gov. McDonnell Launches Surprise Attack on Northern Virginia Transit (GGW) Atlanta […]

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President Obama Signs Two-Week Budget Extension to Avert Government Shutdown (The Hill) L.A. to Get 1,680 Miles of Bike Lanes, Anti-Harassment Law (Contra Costa Times) Florida Gov. Scott Fights Back Against HSR Lawsuit (Orlando Sentinel) Local Milwaukee Officials Oppose Gov. Walker’s Transit Cuts (Business Journal) Thanks to the World’s Oil Addiction, Gaddafi Doesn’t Have to […]

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Feds Get New Oversight Powers for Transit System Safety (The Hill) Ohio Transit Nears Financial Crisis Without Revenue From Canceled Statewide Tax (Plain Dealer) Texas Congressman: Austin-San Antonio Rail Not Dead Yet (San Antonio Biz Journal) Baltimore Lands Federal Grant for Bus Lanes on Major Avenue (WBAL) Austin Gives Initial OK for $720M Transit Bond on Ballot (Statesman) Portland’s Biketown […]

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Inside California Gov. Jerry Brown’s Idea to Fund HSR With Cap and Trade (WSJ) Northern Virginia Weighs Roads Against Transit in Funding Decisions (WTOP) Texas Has Nation’s Biggest Road Repair Deficit (Bloomberg) Baton Rouge Reconsidering Its New Bus Hubs (KC Star) With Gabe Klein Moving to Transit Screen, Is Public Transit-Tracking Superceding Mobile? (WaPo) Arkansas […]

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GOP Earmark Ban Will Hurt Rural Areas Most (Brookings, AP, NYT) Outgoing PA Governor Rendell’s Predictions for the Future of Transpo (Transpo Nation) NJ Gov. Christie Warming to ARC Tunnel Substitute (WSJ) Hertz Adopts Bike-Share Model for One-Way Airport Rentals By the Hour (Transpo Nation) Businesses Expand Use of Car-Sharing (NYT) Freight Rail: The Real […]