Today’s Headlines

  • Communities Across the Country Hold “Don’t X Out Public Transit” Day of Action (PR Newswire, Tribune)
  • Republican Mayors Like Obama’s Jobs Plan — Republican Governors Don’t (WaPo)
  • Five Issues That Will Define the Transportation Debate (Politico)
  • The Infrastructure Bank, Explained (WaPo)
  • Virginia May Start Tolling On Its Stretch of I-95, An Exception to the No-New-Tolls Rules (LAT)
  • In a Twist, Coburn Accuses Reid of Holding the FAA Hostage to Transportation Enhancements (The Hill)
  • Happy Birthday, Capital Bike-share! Who Knew You’d Grow Up to Be This Awesome? (Bike League)
  • Californians Demand Higher Gas Tax For Better Roads (SJ Mercury)
  • Is MA Gov. Patrick Walking the Walk? Nah, He’d Rather Drive It (CBS)
  • Decades After Highways Destroyed a Black Portland Neighborhood, a Bikelash (Atlantic Cities)
  • Audi Uses Poor Infrastructure Maintenance to Sell Cars (Transpo Issues Daily)
  • What Is “Shovel Ready”? Infrastructurist Evaluates Ideas For the Next Round of Spending

 

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Mayors Need Federal Government’s Help on Infrastructure (WaPo) How Can Virginia Get More Cars Off I-66? (WaPo) In Chicago, New Online Maps Push for Transpo Investment With Hard Data (Trib) In Boston, Former Transportation Chief Leads Olympics Campaign (Boston Globe) What Commuting Patterns Look Like When You Take Away Solo Driving (City Lab) Republican Governors […]

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Transportation Issues Daily Not Expecting Much Transpo Talk at Tonight’s State of the Union Unions Hope Obama Will Push For Infrastructure Investment (The Hill) … And WaPo Is Pretty Sure He Will — But How Will Republicans Respond? Robert Reich Makes the Case For an Investment Budget and Wise Infrastructure Spending Utah Wants to Recalibrate Gas Tax […]

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Republicans Offering Bill on Transportation Funding Today (WaPo, Reuters) Drilling for Highway Revenue Could Face Opposition From Both Sides (T4A) NRDC to Congress: “Don’t Drill and Drive” (Hill) Ranking Three Different Approaches to Transit Funding in Dallas (Atlantic Cities) Transportation Nation Explains Why Your City Might Not Have Car Share Yet Infrastructure and Job Creation […]

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Long-term Transportation Bill Facing Detour After Detour (Politico) Santorum: High Gas Prices to Blame for ’08 Mortgage Crisis (Hill) Senate Transportation Bill LaHood’s Clear Favorite: “Take Politics Out of Transportation” (WaPo) LaHood Honks at Motorists on the Phone (WTOP) US Mayors Throw Their Weight Behind Transportation Infrastructure Yet Again (JAXDaily) CNN: More People Going By […]

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Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx to Be Nominated Transportation Secretary This Week (HuffPo, TID) CBO: To Keep Transpo Solvent Past 2015, Cut Spending by 92% or Raise Gas Tax by 10 Cents (TID) 93 Percent of U.S. Transportation Still Relies on Fossil Fuels (Face the Facts USA) What If We Never Run Out of Oil? (The […]

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AP Optimistically Says the Transpo Bill Is in the Home Stretch Transportation Bill in the Lame Duck? Unlikely. (Transportation Issues Daily) National Security Expert and Veteran Says Keystone Pipeline Is a Bad Bet (Hill) Rep. Dennis Kucinich on How to Raise Infrastructure Dollars: Just Print More Money (HuffPo) Congressional Parliamentarians Suggest Ways to Make Washington Work […]