Today’s Headlines

  • ULI Report: Disintegrating Infrastructure Will Build Public Support for a Gas Tax Hike (WaPo)
  • LaHood: We’ll Pass a Transpo Bill This Year Because It Will Create Jobs (Businessweek)
  • That Abandoned House Bringing Down Your Neighborhood Might Be Owned by HUD (WaPo)
  • NE, UT Governors Face Pressure to Earmark Sales Tax Dollars for Highways (World Herald, SLTribune)
  • High-Speed Rail in California: Just Executive-Branch Pork? (ABC News 10)
  • Hating on Amtrak Seems to Be Becoming a National Pasttime (LAT)
  • Despite Stunning Success, Bixi is Nearly Bankrupt (Montreal Gazette)
  • New Jersey Should Fix Roads and Bridges First, Not Expand Them (Daily Record)
  • Bike League Partners with AAA to Educate Motorists and Cyclists to Avoid Crashes
  • Minneapolis Considers Vanity Plates, Mini-Bonds to Close Funding Shortfall (Star Tribune)
  • Tom

    How does a bike-share operation take on start-up debt that is twenty-five times net revenues(best year), and then go belly-up?  Is this what’s planned for NYC?

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Yesterday Marked the 21st Anniversary of the Last Gas Tax Increase (The Hill) How Denver Got Creative to Deliver on Light Rail (National Journal) … And How Denver’s Transit Success Could Offer a Template for Toronto (Toronto Star) Roll Call Interviews Foxx on Transpo Funding Commuting by Car Declining (Slightly) for the First Time in Decades […]

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Experts Doubtful That the New Congress Will Pull Off a Transpo Solution By May (WaPo) Tax Policy Center Studies the Variety of State Solutions to the Federal Funding Shortage States and Cities Vote to Pay More for Transpo — Why Can’t Congress? (National Journal) Reps. Blumenauer, McGovern Push for Transit Benefit Parity (The Hill) It’s Time […]

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Mica Thinks the Conference Committee Will Pass a Bill With Keystone (Hill) Schuster Ready to Claim His “Birthright,” T&I Gavel (Politico) CBO: Drilling Would Make Americans More Vulnerable to Price Spikes (ThinkProgress, WaPo) Could Texas Be the Next Leader in High-Speed Rail? (Star-Telegram) LaHood to California on HSR: Fish or Cut Bait (Sac Bee) Building More Housing Isn’t […]

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WSJ: Americans Don’t Want LaHood’s Strange “Livability,” They Want Endless Highways GOP: Maybe If We Keep Talking About High Gas Prices No One Will Notice We Have No Plan (WaPo) The Oil and Gas Industry Tax Breaks That Congress Just Voted to Keep, Explained (Strib) Will a Weakened Tea Party Be Less Able to Obstruct Progress […]

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Chris Mims: Driverless Cars Will Fuel Suburban Sprawl (WSJ) LA Times: Is Permanent Sales Tax the Answer for Great Transit in LA? Massachusetts’ $14.8B Transit Budget Focuses on Reliability (Globe) Ahead of Fall Vote, Foxx Urges Raleigh to Expand Commuting Options (News Observer) A New Approach to Florida’s Planned Communities (Urban Land) El Paso Thinking Big About Transit (Gov Tech) Detroit’s Bike Projects, Past […]

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Will Boston Transit Keep Up With the City’s Growth? (Boston Globe) Raleigh-Area Voters to Decide on Tax for Transit (News & Observer) How Waze Influences Traffic on Residential Streets (WaPo) Nashville Seeks $30M From Feds for 7-Mile Elevated Greenway (Tennessean) DC Employers Must Plan for “Blizzard” That Is Metro Repair (Washington Biz Journal) Map: Where DC Workers Commute From […]