Today’s Headlines

  • Rep. Mica, NJ Transit Worry About Terrorist Retaliation on Public Transportation (The HillStar-Ledger)
  • House Could Vote on Three Bills This Week to Expand Oil Drilling (Switchboard)
  • LaHood Tells WV Transpo Conference He’s Still Betting on a Bill This Year (AP)
  • Sen. Rockefeller: Tax Cuts for the Rich or Safe Bridges and Adequate Rail? You Can’t Have Both.
  • Since You Can’t Solve Climate Change, Manage It with Infrastructure Investment, Carbon Tax (Grist)
  • Ugandans Fired Upon by Government Forces Over Walk-to-Work Protest (Al-Jazeera)
  • Bike-Share Shuttles Hundreds to Bin Laden Death Rally at the White House (GGW, Transpo Nation)
  • Energy Economist Says Oil Peaked in 2006, Bin Laden Death Brings Prices Down (Good, Land Line)
  • CA Considers Downgrading Rail to Slower Trains on Shared Tracks in Order to Speed the Process (AP)
  • Cash-Strapped Metro Says Nationals Should Pay for Late-Night Metro Service After Games (Examiner)
  • You Need to Be Rich to Rent in D.C. (Housing Complex)

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Norton and Petri Introduce Obama’s GROW AMERICA Act in the House (The Hill) Foxx Says Bill Would Offer More Local Control (Fast Lane) FTA Urges Transit Agencies to Test Brakes After Chicago Crash (Tribune) DeFazio Explains His Per-Barrel Oil Fee Idea for Funding Transpo (Oregonian) Austin City Council Tacks Road Projects Onto “Urban Rail” Measure […]

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The Fed Balks as Congress Aims to Take Billions for Transpo (Politico) The American Highway Users Alliance Wants You to Know About These Traffic Tie-Ups (WaPo, CBS News) How a Giant Highway Wrecked Syracuse (Atlantic) “Layer of Government Legitimacy” Added to Vegas-to-SoCal High-Speed Rail (AP) WaPo Chronicles Five Myths About the DC Metro Heritage Foundation Picks Out Five Gimmicks in […]

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House Transpo Committee Grapples With Infrastructure (WaPo) U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Congress: Raise Gas Tax (AJC, Reuters) Sandy Caused $450M in Damage to NJ Transit (Transpo Nation, NorthJersey.com) LaHood Praises “Fix It First” Approach (The Hill) Shuster Sorry for Saying That Obama Was “Lying” About High-Speed Rail (WaPo) The Ups and Downs of the […]

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Ford, Nissan, Tesla will get $25 billion in loans today from the Obama administration for retooling factories to produce electric cars (Detroit Free Press) Nine killed in Washington Metro crash, the system’s worst accident in history (NYT) Lawmakers trek to Pittsburgh to talk up high-speed rail possibilities (Business Times) Construction and highway lobbies backing Oberstar’s […]

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Climate Bill Supporters Want to See Movement (Talking Points Memo) Washington State Lawmakers to Seek 10-Cent Gas Tax Increase (AP) Feds Fund Metro Greenway Trails for Denver (Denver Post) Quebec, Northeast U.S. Talk Rail Improvements (AP) Virginia Legislators Continue Sweating Over Transpo Compromise (WaPo) LaHood Announces Transit Funding for Glacier National Park (Missoulian) Transportation Policy […]

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LaHood to Anti-Rail Governors: No, You Can’t Use the Money for Highways (Reuters) Where Is Support for Transit Strong? Wisconsin and Ohio, If You Look at Ballot Measures (MTR) JetBlue Says Rail Makes More Sense Than Flying for Short Distances (Marketplace) NJ Not Convinced It Needs to Pay DOT Back for Unbuilt ARC Tunnel (AP) […]