Today’s Headlines

  • In Absence of Robust Funding, White House Renews Push For Infrastructure Bank (Transpo Nation)
  • HSR Proponents Fear Proposed Restrictions Would Spell Doom For Rail in San Francisco (Examiner)
  • Michael Dukakis: Raise the Gas Tax, Invest in Transportation (JOC)
  • Trafficwise, There’s Not Much Difference Between Seattle’s Proposed Tunnel and an Earthquake (Slog)
  • Bicycles Can Be Liberating, Even For the Most Oppressed (Grist)
  • DesertXpress Rail Between SoCal and Las Vegas Moves Forward (Sac Bee)
  • Conflict of Interest: Don’t Let Private Firms Decide What Gets Built and Then Build It (Ped Observations)
  • Light Rail Does Not Attract Crime (Journal of Urban Affairs)
  • The Millenials Speak: They Want a Carbon Tax, Not a Gas Tax, and More Money for HSR (Freakonomics)
  • Measure Gallons Per Mile, Not MPG (Maybe Minutes Per Mile, Too, Instead of MPH?) (Grist)
  • Shown How Little Urbanism Means to Most in DC, Urbanists Must Broaden the Tent (GGW)