Today’s Headlines

  • Obama to Adopt Deficit Commission Agenda — Including the Gas Tax? (WaPo)
  • $1.5 Billion Cut to High-Speed Rail Could Grow Even Larger (HuffPo)
  • Cuts to High-Speed Rail Won’t Affect Any Existing Projects (Bloomberg)
  • DOT Got $300M in Florida Rail Money Out the Door Ahead of Potential Shutdown (JOC)
  • Boehner and Obama Play Nice Over Budget (The Hill)
  • ABC News: High Gas Prices Prompt Commuters to Ditch Cars
  • Riders on High-Speed O’Hare Train Would Go Through Security Before Boarding Train (Tribune)
  • Wendell Cox: European Congestion Three Times Worse Than in U.S. (NewGeography)
  • Problems Surface With Electric Cars (AltTransport)
  • China’s Celebrated Rail System is Part Bullet Trains, Part Rickety Second-Class Trains (Vancouver Sun)