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Today’s Headlines

Posted By Tanya Snyder On June 16, 2011 @ 9:02 am In Today's Headlines | No Comments

  • Amtrak CEO Says GOP Privatization Plan [1] Would Be the End of Amtrak (The Hill [2])
  • Without More Federal Funds, DC Metro Chief Warns of Possible Safety Backslide (WaPo [3])
  • OPEC Says Oil Prices Won’t Return to 2008 Highs (Land Line [4])
  • Republican Senator Wants to Eliminate Tax Breaks For Energy Companies (WaPo [5])
  • What’s an Energy Master Plan Without Transportation? (NorthJersey.com [6])
  • Cato [7] on T4America Report [8] on Stranded Seniors: So What? Seniors Don’t Take Transit.
  • Gabe Klein Is Bringing DC-Style Pedestrian Advances to Chicago (Alt Transport [9])
  • Amtrak Ridership Along Planned California HSR Route Hits Record Numbers (Transpo Nation [10])
  • Montreal’s Bicycle Renaissance is Causing a New Problem: Bike Congestion (Montreal Gazette [11])
  • Maximizing TOD Doesn’t Have to Mean 18-Story Buildings (GGW [12])
  • The Negative Safety Consequences of Airline-Style Security (Infrastructurist [13])
  • A Personal-Finance Argument for Commuting By Bike (Forbes [14])

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[1] GOP Privatization Plan: http://usa.streetsblog.org/2011/06/15/house-plan-to-privatize-northeast-corridor-more-moderate-than-expected/

[2] The Hill: http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/railroads/166657-ceo-privatization-proposal-takes-amtrak-apart

[3] WaPo: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/metro-officials-report-gains-in-safety-training-since-2009-red-line-crash/2011/06/15/AG32OYWH_story.html

[4] Land Line: http://www.landlinemag.com/todays_news/Daily/2011/Jun11/061311/061511-03.shtml

[5] WaPo: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/2chambers/post/top-senate-republican-suggests-eliminating-energy-tax-breaks-to-reduce-debt/2011/06/15/AGx9XTWH_blog.html?wprss=2chambers

[6] NorthJersey.com: http://www.northjersey.com/news/opinions/transportation_061611.html

[7] Cato: http://www.cato-at-liberty.org/the-myth-of-the-senior-transit-rider/

[8] T4America Report: http://usa.streetsblog.org/2011/06/14/how-seniors-get-stuck-at-home-with-no-transit-options/

[9] Alt Transport: http://alttransport.com/2011/06/chicagos-new-transport-chief-brings-beltway-experience-to-the-loop/

[10] Transpo Nation: http://transportationnation.org/2011/06/15/amtrak-california-ridership-up-after-marketing-blitz/

[11] Montreal Gazette: http://www.montrealgazette.com/travel/Bicycle+traffic+jams+Daily+volumes+Montreal+paths+soaring/4946250/story.html

[12] GGW: http://greatergreaterwashington.org/post/10900/does-redevelopment-along-transit-have-to-be-18-floors/

[13] Infrastructurist: http://www.infrastructurist.com/2011/06/15/would-airport-style-train-security-make-us-less-safe/

[14] Forbes: http://blogs.forbes.com/moneybuilder/2011/06/15/the-costs-and-savings-of-bicycle-commuting/

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