Today’s Headlines

  • Debt Ceiling Fight No Longer About Substance, Just Partisan Maneuvering (WaPo)
  • Would Transpo Funding Stop in Case of Government Default? (Transportation Issues Daily)
  • John Mica: Put the Trust Back in the Trust Fund, Leave Infrastructure Decisions to States (Roll Call)
  • This is What We Do With Scarce U.S. Transpo Money: Lose it to the Taliban (WaPo)
  • China Does Damage Control After 39 Die in Rail Crash (Reuters)
  • “It’s Called a Cycle Track”: Chicago Gets Its First Protected Bike Lane (Tribune)
  • Denver Managed to Avoid Atlanta’s Transpo Fate. Can Atlanta Now Copy Denver? (AJC)
  • Funding Available for Tribal Transit (Sacramento Biz Journal)
  • The Demise of Borders and the Importance of “Third Places” in Cities (MyUrbanist)
  • Planned, Sustainable Greenfield Development: A Contradiction in Terms? (Curbed)
  • Milwaukee Commuter Rail Plans Go Nowhere (Journal Sentinel)

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WaPo Talks to LaHood About DOT’s Turnaround States Must Address Transpo Funding Shortfalls in 2013 (Governing) Feds Sign Commitment to Hawaii’s “Train of the Future” (HuffPo, Star Advertiser) Washington Governor Wants Fuel Tax to Pay for School Buses (Transpo Nation, Seattle Times) Is Maine Shortchanging Urban Areas? (Bangor Daily News) Chicago-to-St. Louis High-Speed Rail Passes […]

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Senate to Mark Up Transpo Bill Next Week (The Hill) In Denver, Foxx Celebrates Grand Opening of Union Station (Denver Biz Journal) Under Discussion: “China-Russia-Canada-America” High-Speed Rail (Guardian) Amtrak Returns to St. Paul After 43 Years (Railway Age) WaPo Looks at the Transpo Funding Problem Cycling’s on the Rise in Smaller Cities, Too (Atlantic Cities) […]

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House Amtrak Bill Proposes Slashing Operating Support, Reinvesting in Northeast (Gannett, The Hill) Latest Cost Estimate for Maryland’s Purple Line Rises by $56M (WaPo) Foxx to Make Funding Announcement in Asheville (Citizen-Times) Poll: 79% of Americans Support Increasing Tolls to Pay for Transpo (The Hill) All Aboard Florida Critics Have to Accept the Train Is Leaving […]

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Yesterday Marked the 21st Anniversary of the Last Gas Tax Increase (The Hill) How Denver Got Creative to Deliver on Light Rail (National Journal) … And How Denver’s Transit Success Could Offer a Template for Toronto (Toronto Star) Roll Call Interviews Foxx on Transpo Funding Commuting by Car Declining (Slightly) for the First Time in Decades […]

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Climate Bill Supporters Want to See Movement (Talking Points Memo) Washington State Lawmakers to Seek 10-Cent Gas Tax Increase (AP) Feds Fund Metro Greenway Trails for Denver (Denver Post) Quebec, Northeast U.S. Talk Rail Improvements (AP) Virginia Legislators Continue Sweating Over Transpo Compromise (WaPo) LaHood Announces Transit Funding for Glacier National Park (Missoulian) Transportation Policy […]

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Troubled DC Metro Attracting Scrutiny From All Corners (WaPo) Shuster Heads to Georgia With Transpo Funding Talk (The Hill) High-Speed Rail Could Connect DC and Richmond By 2025 (News Leader) Salt Lake City’s Transit Success Story (Railway Age) SunRail Seeks $35M From Feds for Expansion (Daily Commercial) BRT Could Transform Route 66 in Albuquerque (Albuquerque […]