Today’s Headlines

  • Move Over, White Men: Share the Bike Lane With Black Women (Yes, They Bike) (WaPo)
  • House and Senate to Begin Duking Out the Differences in Their Transpo Bills (The Hill)
  • Twenty Senators Push For Full Funding of Amtrak (Progressive Railroading)
  • Even Amid Debt Talks, Obama Doesn’t Relent on Infrastructure Bank Push (The Hill)
  • LaHood Encourages Greater Enforcement For Distracted Driving (Inside Line)
  • GOP Wants to Divert HSR Funds to Midwestern Flood Relief (Miami Herald)
  • Well, At Least the Reason Foundation Likes Mica’s Proposal (National Journal)
  • LA Should Celebrate Carmageddon As an Annual Car-Free Holiday (GOOD)
  • But Why Widen the 405 When Increased Road Capacity Just Invites More Driving? (Treehugger)
  • Spanish City Invites Residents to Trade Their Cars For a Lifetime Trolley Pass (Shareable)
  • Gov. McDonnell Says Virginia Won’t Give Any More Money For Dulles Rail (WaPo)
  • Urbanism Calls For Front-Lawn Reform (HuffPo)
  • I think we can meet the Republicans halfway on their funding idea. Instead of diverting the HSR funds for fund relief, we’ll divert them to projects that will de-pave enough of the Midwest to address the flooding long term. 

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Obama: U.S. Infrastructure “Embarrassing” Compared to China (The Hill, Bloomberg) On the Hill, Petri, Blumenauer Push for 15-Cent Gas Tax Hike (The Hill) Deadline Extensions Give MD’s New Governor More Time on Purple Line (Baltimore Sun) CicLAvia Continues Tradition of Letting People Take Over the Streets (Next City) NYC’s Noah Budnick to Head San Francisco Bike […]

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Experts Doubtful That the New Congress Will Pull Off a Transpo Solution By May (WaPo) Tax Policy Center Studies the Variety of State Solutions to the Federal Funding Shortage States and Cities Vote to Pay More for Transpo — Why Can’t Congress? (National Journal) Reps. Blumenauer, McGovern Push for Transit Benefit Parity (The Hill) It’s Time […]

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Baltimore Leaders Seek to Reverse Governor’s Red Line Decision (Baltimore Sun) Brookings: It’s Time for a National Conversation on High-Speed Rail Six States Set to Raise Their Gas Taxes July 1 (The Hill) How Can Smart Growth Become More “Lovable”? (HuffPo) In Minneapolis: Light Rail Faces New Hurdles; More Bike Lanes Planned (Star Trib, F&C) Transit Support […]

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What Trump Can and Can’t Do with Obama’s Climate Change Regs (NYT) Big-City Mayors Grapple With New President (Governing) A Look at the Infrastructure Projects Governors Want Trump to Fund (WaPo) Rural Millennials Are Still All About Driving — But They Have No Choice (Wired) Amtrak Engineer in Philly Crash Tested Positive for Marijuana (The Hill) Where Tech […]

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LaHood Hasn’t Yet Told Obama of Plans to Leave After First Term (WSJ, WaPo) Dems Say Record Ridership Shows Folly of Amtrak Privatization Plan (The Hill) Senate Republicans Offer Jobs Plan: Lower Taxes, Less Regulation, Deficit Neutral (WaPo, WaPo) LaHood Expects Congressional Action on Infrastructure Spending By Year End (JOC, The Hill) Ohio Republicans Slam USDOT For Withdrawing Funds […]