Today’s Headlines

  • EPW to Introduce Two-Year Reauthorization Bill in July (JOCTranspo Issues Daily)
  • U.S. Et Al. to Release 60 Billion Barrels, Less Than One Day’s Supply, of Oil From Reserves (WaPo)
  • Bill to Ban Cell Phone Use While Driving Introduced in Congress (Detroit Free Press)
  • Boehner Wants to Find Trillions in Savings With Tax Hikes “Off the Table” (WaPo)
  • No (Swedish) Government Bailout for Saab (NPR)
  • Proposal to Fund I-Bank With Overseas Tax Repatriation is Just Politics (Reuters)
  • Bill Ford: Too Many Cars on the Road Threaten Environment, Mobility (Ted)
  • Mineta Survey Offers Hints on How to Sell the Public on a Gas Tax Hike (PR Newswire)
  • Floridians Spoiling For a Fight Over Sunrail (Transportation Nation)
  • Metro Should Expand in the Urban Core, Not the Far-Flung Suburbs (GGW)
  • Emily Susko

    Loved the TED! Thanks for the link.

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McConnell Dashes All Hopes: No Long-Term Bill, No Gas Tax Hike, Hello Extension (WaPo, Politico) Obama’s “Patience Is Running Low,” Could Veto Extension (The Hill) “We Made This Easy For You; Just Pass the Bill We Wrote,” Foxx Tells Congress (The Hill) Top Finance Committee Members Introduce Plan to Fund Transpo With Corporate Tax Reform […]

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DOT Will Redistribute Rejected High Speed Rail Funds (WaPo) Reluctant Senate GOP Leader McConnell Agrees to Earmark Ban (The Hill) Rahall Wants Top Dem Post on Transpo Committee to Help Coal Industry (WVNS) Houstonians Do Their “Patriotic Duty,” Vote Down Traffic Cameras (KUHF/Transpo Nation) Five Out of Six Experts Say Yes to a Gas Tax […]

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Senate EPW Committee Unveils 6-Year Bill With No Funding Source (The Hill) How to Pay For the Bill? Not a Gas Tax Hike, Says Rep. Kevin McCarthy (The Hill) Repatriation Plan for Funding Transportation Gains Traction (The Hill) Senate More Generous With Amtrak Than the House (The Hill) Bill Sets the Stage for a Dramatic […]

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Broad Coalition Leaning on Congress to Pass Transportation Bill (Hill) Senate Bill Improves, But Crucial Vote Looms (T4A) Reid Seems Pessimistic Republicans Will End Filibuster, Allow Bill to Reach Vote (Hill) Inhofe: GOP Afraid of Needed Transportation Spending (TulsaWorld) States Increasingly Looking to a Gas Tax Increase to Fund Transportation Infrastructure (WaPo) National Journal Transportation Experts […]

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Mica Thinks the Conference Committee Will Pass a Bill With Keystone (Hill) Schuster Ready to Claim His “Birthright,” T&I Gavel (Politico) CBO: Drilling Would Make Americans More Vulnerable to Price Spikes (ThinkProgress, WaPo) Could Texas Be the Next Leader in High-Speed Rail? (Star-Telegram) LaHood to California on HSR: Fish or Cut Bait (Sac Bee) Building More Housing Isn’t […]

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Obama Team Drawing Up a Specific Transportation Bill Proposal (The Hill) EPA Chief on the Road This Week to Promote Climate Action Plan (EHS Today) WaPo: What Price Will Riders Pay for Metro’s Mess? Beth Osborne: Focus Transpo Resources on Local Communities (Atlantic Cities) Across the Country, Transit Agencies Shift Away from Diesel (Governing) How […]