Today’s Headlines

  • American Prosperity Requires More Investment in Transportation Infrastructure (MarketWatch)
  • 19 is the new 16: North Carolina Considers New Age for Full Driver’s License (News Observer)
  • Privatize the NE Corridor? You’re Doing It Wrong (Transport Politic)
  • Minneapolis Shows How Urbanist Parking Regs Are Done (Think Progress)
  • LaHood: Happy 2nd Birthday Partnership for Sustainable Communities (T4America)
  • Central Florida To Gov. Scott: Don’t Touch Our SunRail (Transportation Nation)
  • Also in FL, Sierra Club Fighting Scott’s New Anti-Growth Management Legislation (WCTV)
  • Cities Embrace ‘Dump the Pump’ Day (Columbus Dispatch, HuffPost)


Transit Industry to Join State DOTs in Blasting Senate Climate Bill

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is set to join the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) and two construction interests tomorrow in protesting the Senate climate bill’s proposed diversion of new fuel fees away from infrastructure — an argument that puts the transit industry’s leading D.C. lobbying group squarely in the […]

Transportation for America Releases Blueprint for Transportation Reform

Today Transportation for America is releasing a 100-page document called "The Route to Reform," in which they outline policy recommendations related to the upcoming reauthorization of federal transportation funding legislation (download the executive summary here or the full report here).  From the executive summary:  The next transportation program must set about the urgent task of […]

Today’s Headlines

House Transportation Bill Headed for a Cliff (Hill) New York Republicans May Defect on Transportation Bill (TransNat) Congress Considers Federal Oversight of Subways (WaPo) Some GOP Trying to Delay Mandated Rail Safety Technology (LATimes) Grist Recaps the Bad News for a Shockingly Terrible Transportation Bill How and Why to Start Your Own Hybrid Rental Car […]

Introducing Streetsblog’s Thursday Job Market

Looking for a job? If you work in transportation engineering, bike and pedestrian planning, transit planning, or transportation advocacy, you can find new opportunities on the Streetsblog Jobs Board. We just launched the board earlier this summer and every week we have new listings coming in. For employers, posting your job openings on Streetsblog gives […]