Today’s Headlines

  • Jim Oberstar Blames Crumbling Infrastructure (and Down Economy) on Political Partisanship (MinnPost)
  • LaHood Defends Rail Security, Says Amtrak Already Has a List to Check “Peculiar” Names (HuffPo)
  • GOP Is Getting Political Mileage Out of the Mileage Tax That Never Happened (The Hill)
  • High Gas Prices = Less Sprawl + Safer Roads (Infrastructurist)
  • High-Speed Rail Needs a Better Ad Campaign (Grist)
  • Scandalously Low Gas Tax Makes U.S. More Vulnerable to Oil Price Shocks (Yglesias)
  • Car Use Has Peaked Like Oil — Are We Breaking Our Auto Addiction? (Treehugger)
  • CA Auditor Warns Management Problems Threaten HSR, Recommends Re-Route (NYT)
  • Georgia Legalizes Clipless Pedals and Recumbent Bikes, Passes Three-Foot Law (WSAV)
  • Cities Begin to Regulate Pedicabs (Alt Transport)
  • Chicago Rolls Out Real-Time Transit Tracking (Sun-Times)
  • Philadelphia Boasts Twice the Bicycle Mode Share of Other Similar Cities (Phila. Inquirer)