Today’s Headlines

  • White House Continues Push for Infrastructure Investment (Transpo Nation)
  • Study: DC, Chicago Top Traffic Congestion List (WaPo)
  • Senate Transpo Chair Jay Rockefeller Could Face an Uphill Reelection Bid (The Hill)
  • Mega Cites Mean Mega Challenges (Infrastructurist)
  • Poll: Car-Loving Atlantans Give Transit  a Second Look (AJC)
  • Northeastern Cities Are Key to High-Speed Rail Success (Boston Globe)
  • Will Carpooling Go the Way of the Dodo? Unlikely (Planetizen)
  • Suburban Forests Are a Breed of Their Own (Per Square Mile)
  • Sen. Paul Uses Fuzzy Math to Attack Bike and Ped Safety Program (T4America)
  • New Law Makes Rolling Stops Legal for Cyclists in Kansas (Grist)

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Mica Set to Grill Amtrak Today (Transpo Nation) Feds OK First Step for California Bullet Train (LAT, Reuters) Transpo Issues Daily Examines Potential $1.5B in Transpo Cuts Virginia Gets Funds for 11 Miles of High-Speed Rail (WaPo, Transpo Nation) Transpo Union Criticizes Romney’s “47 Percent” Line (The Hill) It’s Car-Free Day Sept. 22, But Why […]

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Congress Crunches Numbers on Transpo Funding (Politico) LaHood Announces $12.5M for Transit in Parks (eNews Park Forest) Oregon Adviser to Head Washington State Transpo (Seattle Times, Seattle PI) More Transpo Secretary Speculation: AZ Rep. Ed Pastor? (AZCentral.com) D.C. Mayor Sets Out Ambitious Sustainability Plan (WaPo) New Hampshire: Some Want Gas Tax (NHPR), Some Want Gambling Tax […]

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It’s Never Too Early: Preparing for the Next Federal Transpo Bill (Transpo Issues Daily) Gripes Arise Over Access to New AASHTO Guide (Planetizen) LaHood Criticizes “Dysfunctional” Dulles Rail Board (Examiner) GA Governor, Mayor at Odds on Revisiting Transpo Tax (AJC) “Transit Village” Concept Catches on in Jersey (NorthJersey.com) How Cities Evolve, in Satellite Time Lapse […]

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How Should Obama Set the Tone for DOT? (Bloomberg) Massachusetts Governor Backs “Compact Neighborhoods” (Boston Globe) Staff Director for House Transpo Committee Heads Out (Politico) What Will Mica Do in January? (Orlando Sentinel, Hill) The Engineering Is Tricky for California Bullet Train (AP) Amtrak, PennDOT Team Up for Train Campaign (Patch) Washington State Wants Input […]