Today’s Headlines

  • Republicans Tee Up Epic Battle Over Debt Ceiling and Spending Cuts This Week (WaPo)
  • Big Companies, Like Panasonic, Relocate to Urban Areas (Marketplace, Switchboard)
  • Florida Gov. Scott Rejected Rail Funds, Promised Highway Widening — But is Failing at That Too (TBO)
  • True Costs of NJ Gov. Christie’s Rejection of ARC Tunnel, Starting With $225K/Mo. in Interest (NJ.com)
  • Highway Mega-Projects Can Help Transit. Exhibit A: The Big Dig (TRB)
  • Is Your Commute Ruining Your Marriage? (Slate)
  • Light Rail a “Polarizing” Issue in Atlanta (AJC)
  • Lack of Density is No Excuse For Rejecting High-Speed Rail in the U.S. (Per Square Mile)
  • All About Transportation Energy Consumption in One Handy Infographic (Gas 2.0)

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It’s Not Just Transportation — Lots of Bipartisan Bills Are Hitting Gridlock in Congress (Hill) Light Rail Is Good For Business — If Businesses Can Survive Its Construction (Strib) Massachusetts Is Still Struggling Under Burden of Big Dig Debt, Transit Fares Increase (Globe) Florida Gov. Reduces State-Level Planning Capacity, Leaves Decisions in Local Hands (Sentinel) Will […]

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Sen. Kerry Calls for Major Transportation Investment (The Hill) Report: Northeast Corridor — Not Florida — Most Promising High-Speed Rail Route (NYT) Meanwhile, Is California the Right Place to Invest in High-Speed Rail? (WaPo, T4America) In a Move That Cuts Cancer-Causing Emissions, LA Buses Go Diesel-Free  (LAT) Environmental and Bicycling Advocates Grieve Over Giffords Tragedy (LAB, Alttransport) Regulators […]

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What Happens to Rural Areas as the World’s Population Moves to Cities? (Good) Former LA Port Worker Pushes to Dump Planned Highway Extension, Build Rail Instead (Burbank Leader) LaHood Hits Back Against Post Editorial Slamming High Speed Rail Plans (WaPo) WaPo Also Takes Aim at VA Gov. McDonnell’s Unpaid-For Transpo Plans Why Aren’t Chicago’s Mayoral […]

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DeFazio Expects Next Transpo Bill to Be $260 Billion (Columbian) Portland’s Message to T&I Committee: Transit, Transit, Transit (Oregonian) Florida Gov. Dismisses Last Ditch Efforts to Save High-Speed Rail (Miami Herald) Democrats and Republicans Spar Over Who Gets to Take Credit for Cleveland’s Renaissance (LAT) Investigating the Charge that Wisconsin Buses “Ride Around Empty” as […]