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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ULI Report: Disintegrating Infrastructure Will Build Public Support for a Gas Tax Hike (WaPo) LaHood: We’ll Pass a Transpo Bill This Year Because It Will Create Jobs (Businessweek) That Abandoned House Bringing Down Your Neighborhood Might Be Owned by HUD (WaPo) NE, UT Governors Face Pressure to Earmark Sales Tax Dollars for Highways (World Herald, […]