Today’s Headlines

  • The Debt Ceiling: Hang Tight, This Could Get Ugly (Infrastructurist)
  • No End in Sight As FAA Shutdown Drags On (Transpo Nation)
  • Meanwhile, Sec. LaHood Urges Bipartisan Solution to Standoff (WaPo)
  • Report Throws Cold Water on California’s High-Speed Rail Plans (LAT)
  • The House Transportation Bill: A Closer Look at TIFIA (T4America)
  • Sen. Wyden Introduces Transportation Bond Bill (Reuters)
  • Shorting Infrastructure: A Penny Wise, a Pound Foolish (Post-Gazette)
  • While Congress Squabbles, Billions are Wasted (WaPo)
  • Developers Vie to Reshape Car-Centric Tysons Corners (GGW)
  • New Balance “Hubway” System Brings Bike Sharing to Boston (Herald)

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D.C. Metro had train control problems before June’s fatal crash that were never revealed (WaPo) Obama signs $7 billion highway trust fund rescue bill into law (JOC) "Cash for clunkers" scammers begin popping up (Daily News) Taxes to pay for transportation become the hot issue in the Virginia governor’s race (WaPo) Oberstar challenges airlines’ use […]

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House Transportation Bill Headed for a Cliff (Hill) New York Republicans May Defect on Transportation Bill (TransNat) Congress Considers Federal Oversight of Subways (WaPo) Some GOP Trying to Delay Mandated Rail Safety Technology (LATimes) Grist Recaps the Bad News for a Shockingly Terrible Transportation Bill How and Why to Start Your Own Hybrid Rental Car […]

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House Democrats are eyeing a $450 billion price tag for their federal transportation bill but haven’t solved the revenue puzzle (WSJ) Obama administration’s new climate change report says transportation will affect the warming planet … but the warming planet also will affect transportation (NYT) Local transit agencies cheer the war spending bill for allowing them […]

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With Key Republicans Opposing White House Transportation Plan… (WSJ, TNR) …Odds Are Long That It Will Pass Before the Elections (WaPo, WSJ) Infrastructure Bank: An Idea Whose Time has Come? (WaPo, Brookings, CSM) $50 Billion Isn’t Nearly Enough to Shore Up Our Transportation System (SF Chron) Reid Calls for “Piecemeal” Approach on Climate (Hill) Meanwhile, Ballot Measure Would […]

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Wheels Begin Turning on Transportation Bill (Hill) If We Do Pass a Transpo Bill, Does That Mean the System Works? (National Journal) Boehner Sees 1-in-3 Odds GOP Loses Control of House in 2012 (WaPo) Development Policies That Encourage Road-Building Don’t Solve Anything (GGW) Study Shows Public Supports Transpo Spending, But Is Silent About Revenue (WaPo) […]

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Obama Signs Trust Fund Patch Into Law (Transport Topics) Will a Republican Senate Get to Write Transportation Bill in May? Looks Like It (WaPo) Transportation Reform Champion Sen. Brian Schatz Likely to Eke Out Nomination (WaPo) Road Lobby’s Warning Against Fuel Economy Standards: It Will Lower Gas Tax Receipts (The Hill) WaPo‘s Courtland Milloy Goes […]