Today’s Headlines

  • Largest-Ever Federal Rail Loan Helps Amtrak Buy 70 Locomotives (JOC)
  • Beijing-to-Shanghai HSR Line Debuts Today (AFP)
  • FL Transpo Chief: If We Build Transit, How Will We Afford to Keep Building Roads? (Transpo Nation)
  • LaHood Backs Off Push For 56.2 MPH Fuel Standard (Detroit Free Press)
  • Labor Is Coming Up With Its Own Money to Fuel Building Projects (Bloomberg)
  • How to Write a Successful Sustainable Communities Grant, in 5 Simple Steps (Reconnecting America)
  • Tysons Corner a Model of Suburban Retrofitting? Some Developers Haven’t Gotten the Memo (GGW)
  • Recession Hits Transit Budgets Despite Rising Need (Daily Citizen)
  • Detroit Takes Important Step Away From Autocentrism, Selects Light Rail Route (Detroit News)
  • A Successful Bike-Transit Mix Can Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions (BikePortland)
  • If We Can’t Sell U.S. Cars Here, Let’s Sell Them in Poor, War-Torn Countries (The Hill)