Today’s Headlines

  • GOP Demands Trillions — Not Billions — in New Budget Cuts in Exchange for Debt Ceiling Vote (WaPo)
  • Wisconsin Gets Rejected for Federal Rail Funds It Once Rejected (Journal Sentinel)
  • Administration Asserts “For Now, Riding Trains is Safe” Amid Calls for Tightened Security (The Hill)
  • Blumenauer’s Commuter Relief Act Would Add Equity for Non-Drivers (BikePortland)
  • Obama Transportation Bill Preceded By Green Transpo Postage Stamp Release (Alt Transport)
  • The Best Way to Beat $4 Gas? Don’t Drive So Much. (HuffPo)
  • Sec. LaHood Will Intervene in Dulles Rail Cost Dispute (Examiner)
  • Anti-“Sprawl-Mart” Activist Says Retail and Residences Don’t Mix (Akron Beacon Journal)
  • What’s a postage stamp?

  • Sure, not driving is the best way to save money that might otherwise be spent on gasoline. But tell that to the zillions of obese Americans who can’t even walk a half-mile to their local post office.