Today’s Headlines

  • Google Unveils Live Transit Updates in Six Cities
  • Rep. Rahall: Beware False GOP Promises About Amtrak Privatization (The Hill)
  • Sen. Kerry Hopeful That Infrastructure Bank Plan Will Move Forward (The Hill)
  • Enviros Sue Caltrans Over Road-Widening Planned for “Safety” Reasons (Sacramento Bee)
  • Congestion Pricing Reduces Carbon Emissions… and Cab Fares (Infrastructurist)
  • Cities Not on the High-Speed Rail Map Eye Improved Amtrak Service As a First Step (News Sentinel)
  • Caught on Tape: New Yorkers’ Bad Behavior on Bikes, on Foot, and Behind the Wheel (AltTransport)
  • Business Advice for Bicycle Dealers (NYT)
  • Nothing Brings Together Business and Labor Like an Infrastructure Crisis (The Hill)
  • Editorial: New Orleans Moves Ahead With Streetcar Despite Resistance From Governor (City Business)
  • Lawsuit Challenges Oklahoma’s Attempt to Raid Transportation Funds (Forbes)

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Virginia Picks Up Tab for Boosting Amtrak Service (The Hill) Foxx Calls for More Infrastructure Spending After Praising “Main Street to Main Street” Project in Memphis Bike League Highlights “Women on a Roll” Trends FTA Works on Global Warming Protections (The Hill) Yglesias at Slate Makes the Case for Dedicating Lanes to Buses Livable Cities: The “New Normal” […]

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Trump Considers Borrowing Big for Infrastructure, Tying It to Healthcare (WaPo, The Hill) Another Idea: Trump’s Billionaire Friends Could Steer Infrastructure (CNNMoney) Amtrak Knew of Defect Before Penn Station Derailment; Christie Withholds Payments (NYT, Bloomberg) California Clears Tax Hikes for Transportation Plan (AP) Proposed Amtrak Cuts Target Trump Country (Seattle PI) In Honolulu, Lawmakers Approve $1.2B for Beleaguered […]

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Senate Bill Calls for Infrastructure Bank (The Hill) If Cincinnati Streetcar Dies, Feds Want Their Money Back (Cincinnati Biz Courier) Austin Bike-Share to Launch Next Month (Austin Chron) Repurposing Parking Garages for a Carless Future (Atlantic Cities) Bike League Announces 17 New Bike-Friendly Universities Will Amtrak Have to Cut Out the Wine and Cheese? (The Hill) […]

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Sandy’s Toll: $7 Billion for New York Area, $60M for Amtrak, $400M for NJ Transit, and More… Major Shift From Single-Family Homes to Apartments Underway in U.S. Housing Market (NYT) LaHood Defends Bullet Train in Face of Critics (LAT, The Hill, Bloomberg) House Committee Will Try to Introduce New Surface Transpo Bill in Early 2014 (Governing) Fiscal […]

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Bill Shuster Brings Bipartisanship Back to House Transportation Committee (National Journal) House Freight Panel to Issue Recommendations Today (The Hill) Amtrak CEO Warns Northeast Corridor Infrastructure Is “Aging and Failure Prone” (The Hill) The Hidden Cost of Commuting: Time Better Spent Doing Anything Else (NYT) Hidden Costs of Suburban Living: Free Parking and Other Externalities […]

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Governing Asks Six Transportation Policy Questions for 2013 Shuster Sees Compromise for Amtrak Funding (The Hill), and Won’t Rule Out Gas Tax (Bloomberg) Future Amtrak Will Be “More Like a Business and Less Like a Government Agency” (USA Today) EPA Honors Seven Smart Growth Projects (Switchboard) More on Why States Aren’t Using Flex Funds for […]