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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As Congress Dickers, States Brace for Loss of Transpo Funds (WaPo) Foxx Gets Credit for Helping Obama Develop Transportation Bill (The Hill)] Blumenauer Talks Gas Tax With WaPo Gabe Klein: Think Big Picture With Transit-Oriented Development (CityLab) New Seattle Transpo Chief Comes with Chicago, D.C. Experience (Crosscut) Conservative Group Questions Whether There IS a Funding Crisis […]

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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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House Vote on Amtrak Bill Expected Today, After Bump Back (The Hill) D.C. Faces Continued Logjam of Local Transit Projects (WaPo) Phoenix Voters Will Decide on Tax Hike for Transpo (AZ Central) Highlights of the New “Move Seattle” 1o-Year Plan (Seattle Transit Blog) Boston-Area Transit May Need $6.7B in Upgrades (Boston Globe) California High-Speed Rail […]

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“Wrestlemania” in DC: Metro vs. Congress (WaPo, NYT) L.A. Mayor Backs Tax Increase for $120B Transit Proposal (AP) New York’s MTA Withdraws From APTA (TransitCenter) Louisville Looks Forward With Mobility Plan — But No Light Rail (Broken Sidewalk, WFPL) Inspector General Report Says FTA Should Be a Better Watchdog (WaPo) The Master Plan for Downtown Vegas (Next City) Looking at California’s High-Speed Rail […]

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Rep. LaTourette, Boehner’s Centrist Friend, Holds Key to Transportation Bill (Hill) Santorum Blames High Gas Prices for the Recession. Is He Right? (WaPo) Whoever ‘Shafted Mass Transit,’ Can You Help Revive a Transpo Bill? (WaPo) Out of Reach: How Sprawl Jacks Up the Price of ‘Affordable’ Housing (Grist) …And Causes Increased Pollution (CityPaper) MD Governor […]

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Trump Budget Is a Disaster for Cities and Transit (WaPo, Vox) Housing Advocates Fear Big HUD Cuts (WaPo) Trump Likely to Face Congressional Resistance to Scorched-Earth Budget (The Atlantic) In Detroit, Trump Hypes Rollback of Fuel Economy Standards (NYT, USA Today) London Mayor Sadiq Khan Proposes £770 Million for Bike Initiatives (The Guardian) Tempe Police’s Jaywalking Crackdown — “A Tax on […]