Today’s Headlines

  • Mica Defends $1.2 Billion Investment for Meager Returns of SunRail (NYT)
  • Eight Perspectives on Car Culture and Policy in Europe and the US (NYT)
  • More Research Shows We’ve Hit Peak Car Use (Treehugger)
  • ClimateWire Digs Into ITDP’s Report on BRT in the United States
  • Rep. Brown: Privatizing Amtrak Would Bankrupt Employee Retirement Funds (The Hill)
  • Obama Wants Cars to Get 56.2MPG By 2025 – But Can We Do It?  (Transpo Nation)
  • Bike Part Vending Machine and Fix-A-Flat Kiosk Comes to Minneapolis (GOOD)
  • Good Freight and Passenger Rail Systems Are Not Mutually Exclusive (Transport Politic)
  • How European Policies Are to Motivating People to Rethink Silly Car Trips (NYT)

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Former DOT Chiefs: Transpo Shortfalls Eroding “American Prosperity” (WaPo) DOT Announces New Funding for State of Good Repair Grants… at 1 Percent of Need (National Journal) Rail Projects Hang in the Balance in Several Close Governors’ Races (NYT) Reduced Demand for Cars Causes Drop in Manufacturing (The Hill) Car Dependence and Sprawl Make It Hard […]

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Presidential “Maybe” Rick Perry Lobbies Against Federal Money For HSR, Amtrak (Texas Tribune) Scott Brown Slammed For Rejecting Gas Tax Hike Amid D.C. Paralysis on Reauthorization (Boston Herald) China Stops Train Car Production, Orders Trains to Slow Down (Business Insider) CA High-Speed Rail Goes to Court as Cost Projections Rise (BizJournals, Palo Alto Online) Four […]

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The 2010 U.S. DOT budget remains hamstrung by an ongoing fight over allowing guns on board Amtrak (The Hill) Miami city government adopts pro-urbanism, non-car-centric principles for future development (CNU Press) Portland’s streetcar secures a long-anticipated promise of federal funds (OregonLive.com) Nebraska, a state not known for its progressive transport policies, begins weighing a vehicle […]

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Pedestrian, 82, Hit and Killed by Delivery Truck in Chelsea (NYT) Allegedly Drunk Dad Leaves Kid in Car After Crash (NY Post) Flashy Electric Vehicles Generate Buzz (LA Times) European Commission Proposes 18% Cut in New-Car Emissions (BBC) LA Seeks to Curb Attacks on Parking Officers (LA Times) Weinshall’s Response to Sullivan Op-Ed (NYT) The […]

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Portland Launches Its Bike-Share System – 2,300 Trips in First 24 Hours (BikePortland) Federal Guidelines for Autonomous Cars Expected This Summer (Yahoo) A Suburban Atlanta County That Has Long Shunned Transit Is Preparing to Expand Service (AJC) Politico: GOP Platform “Full of Largely Failed Policy Ideas” “Likely to Go Nowhere” APTA Opposes GOP’s Call to End […]

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Paul Ryan: “I Think the Sequester’s Going to Happen” (TPM) Anderson Cooper Goes For the Jugular: Vermont HSR Isn’t Fast Enough (CNN) It’s So Much Easier to Get Highways Funded Than Transit (New Urbanism Blog) The Chinese Press Clucks About Sorry State of U.S. Infrastructure (South China Morning Post) Gas Tax Should Be $1/Gallon (Not, […]