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Today’s Headlines

Posted By Tanya Snyder On September 21, 2011 @ 8:34 am In Today's Headlines | No Comments

  • Communities Across the Country Hold “Don’t X Out Public Transit” Day of Action (PR Newswire [1], Tribune [2])
  • Republican Mayors Like Obama’s Jobs Plan — Republican Governors Don’t (WaPo [3])
  • Five Issues That Will Define the Transportation Debate (Politico [4])
  • The Infrastructure Bank, Explained (WaPo [5])
  • Virginia May Start Tolling On Its Stretch of I-95, An Exception to the No-New-Tolls Rules (LAT [6])
  • In a Twist, Coburn Accuses Reid of Holding the FAA Hostage to Transportation Enhancements (The Hill [7])
  • Happy Birthday, Capital Bike-share! Who Knew You’d Grow Up to Be This Awesome? (Bike League [8])
  • Californians Demand Higher Gas Tax For Better Roads (SJ Mercury [9])
  • Is MA Gov. Patrick Walking the Walk? Nah, He’d Rather Drive It (CBS [10])
  • Decades After Highways Destroyed a Black Portland Neighborhood, a Bikelash (Atlantic Cities [11])
  • Audi Uses Poor Infrastructure Maintenance to Sell Cars (Transpo Issues Daily [12])
  • What Is “Shovel Ready”? Infrastructurist [13] Evaluates Ideas For the Next Round of Spending

 


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[1] PR Newswire: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/cutting-federal-public-transportation-funding-will-result-in-significant-job-losses-and-service-cuts-130208803.html

[2] Tribune: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-public-transit-advocates-protest-proposed-federal-cuts-20110920,0,7343537.story

[3] WaPo: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/gop-mayors-like-obamas-jobs-plan-gop-governors-dont/2011/08/25/gIQAF2n0hK_blog.html?wprss=ezra-klein

[4] Politico: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0911/63862.html

[5] WaPo: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/how-obamas-plan-for-infrastructure-bank-would-work/2011/09/19/gIQAfDgUgK_story.html

[6] LAT: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/nationnow/2011/09/in-virginia-the-road-will-soon-toll-for-thee-.html

[7] The Hill: http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/aviation/182689-coburn-pushes-back-on-union-criticism-over-faa-funding-showdown

[8] Bike League: http://www.bikeleague.org/blog/2011/09/one-year-one-million-rides-on-capital-bikeshare/

[9] SJ Mercury: http://www.mercurynews.com/mr-roadshow/ci_18936692

[10] CBS: http://boston.cbslocal.com/2011/09/19/gov-patrick-seen-riding-in-suv-during-car-free-week/

[11] Atlantic Cities: http://www.theatlanticcities.com/neighborhoods/2011/09/portland-bike-lanes-open-racial-wounds/138/

[12] Transpo Issues Daily: http://www.transportationissuesdaily.com/got-bad-roads-and-bridges-buy-this-new-car/

[13] Infrastructurist: http://www.infrastructurist.com/2011/09/20/the-shovel-ready-series-what-is-%E2%80%98shovel-ready%E2%80%99-and-why-does-it-matter/

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