Today’s Headlines

  • An Argument for Dedicated Bike/Ped Safety Funds in the Next Transpo Bill (T4America)
  • Park Service Gives Stupidest Reason Ever For Banning Bike-Share on National Mall (Yglesias)
  • Bad Omen For Transpo Bill? Congress to Pass 21st Extension of FAA Authorization (GovExec)
  • Budget Shortfalls Push States to Bring Roads Back to the Stone Age, Replace Asphalt With Gravel (WSJ)
  • New DC Car-Share Follows The Bike-Share Model of One-Way Trips (GGW)
  • More Reflection on the Convicted Pedestrian Mom and the “Criminalization of Walking” (Grist)
  • WalkScore Publishes Most Walkable Cities Ranking: NY, SF Rule
  • California Bill Would Make Employers Subsidize Low-Carbon Commute Options (Mercury)
  • What Cities Around the World Are Doing to Reduce Carbon Emissions (Green Building Pro)
  • H Street Trolley May Not Get Transit Connection to Union Station (Housing Complex)
  • Uncertainty Surrounds California High-Speed Rail Future (Reuters)

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First House, Now Senate: Another Transpo Spending Bill Sinks (Politico, Transpo Issues Daily) How McConnell Went Up Against Collins to Block the Bill (Politico, The Hill) NRDC‘s Deron Lovaas’ Seussian Take on the Failed House Bill: “Oh, the Places You Won’t Go” … But Boehner Thinks Votes Are There for September (The Hill) Foxx Talks About […]

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Rep. Bill Shuster, “Prince of Asphalt,” Gets Challenged From the Right (Roll Call) San Francisco Bike-Share Off to a Good Start (Examiner) — or Is It? (Streetsblog SF) Another Great Quarter For Transit Ridership (APTA) Turns Out There Really Are a Lot of Lexuses in Those HOT Lanes (Marketplace) California Cyclists Soon at Lower Risk […]

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Norton and Petri Introduce Obama’s GROW AMERICA Act in the House (The Hill) Foxx Says Bill Would Offer More Local Control (Fast Lane) FTA Urges Transit Agencies to Test Brakes After Chicago Crash (Tribune) DeFazio Explains His Per-Barrel Oil Fee Idea for Funding Transpo (Oregonian) Austin City Council Tacks Road Projects Onto “Urban Rail” Measure […]

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Gov. Jerry Brown Eyes Cap-and-Trade Money for High-Speed Rail (Sac Bee) Carbon Savings of Dense Cities Cancelled Out By Suburbs (NanoWerk) The State of U.S. Bike-Sharing at the Start of 2014 (GGW) Yes, David Axelrod, Other Cities Have Bike-Share. Ever Been to DC? (Treehugger) Cold Weather Slows Down Amtrak Schedule on Northeast Corridor (WJLA) A […]

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Longtime Backers of California High-Speed Rail Raise Legal Objections (LAT) Would the Maryland Gas Tax Go to Transit or Roads? (Examiner) WSJ: “Welcome to the Revival of the Railway Age” Rep. LaTourette: Miles-Traveled Tax Could Happen “Tomorrow” (Bloomberg) NOLA Transit Strives for Accord With Civil Rights Act (NOLA.com) Denver Sees Transit-Oriented Development After Decades of […]

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Top Senators Still Sound Confident About a Long-Term Transpo Bill (The Hill) Uber Faces $7M Fine, Suspension in California (CNN Money) Cleveland and Other Midwest Cities See Downtown Surge (Crain’s) A New Generation of Conservative Pundits Are Embracing Smart Urban Planning (Pacific Standard) GBTA Report Looks at Business Traveler Trends, With Uber Overtaking Taxis (USA Today) Across the […]