Today’s Headlines

  • Rep. Issa Calls for Investigation of Tightened Fuel Economy Standards (DFP)
  • Why It’s Time for a Long-Term Transportation Bill (The Hill)
  • While Congress Stalls, Feds Have Been Funding Intercity Rail (Transport Politic)
  • Gov. Perry Aide Takes Lucrative Post at Texas DOT (Statesman)
  • Walkability, Trees Boost Property Values (Grist)
  • Where Are We Four Years After the Minneapolis Bridge Collapse? (T4America)
  • New Yorkers Preview New Bike Share System (Fox)
  • DC Police Need to Brush Up on Bike Laws (WaPo)
  • Houston Sees 62 Percent Jump in Bike Commuters (Transpo Nation)
  • Infrastructure Spending: If Not Now, When? (HuffPo)
  • New Jersey Still Owes Millions for ARC Fiasco (North Jersey)

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GOP Platform: Less Funds for Amtrak, More for Highways (The Hill) The Takeaway Chats with Mica at RNC PATH Unveils Shiny $66M New Command Center (Daily Record, Jersey Journal) MassDOT U Course Offering: “How Can I Help You Today?” (Boston.com) Look What They Did in the Netherlands: A “Floating” Bike Roundabout (Atlantic Cities) Anaheim Plans […]

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The Challenge of Commuting from Jersey to NYC Without Trains and Buses (AP) If You Have to Ride Out a Hurricane, It Doesn’t Hurt to Be in a City (Bloomberg) Sans Subway, New Yorkers Take to Biking and Walking (Bike Portland) Can Cycling Ever Be as Natural Here as It Is in Copenhagen? (Slate) Bloomberg […]

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Shuster: Looks Like LaHood’s Sticking Around (Politico) In Defense of a Carbon Tax (Carbon Tax Center) Less Than 1/4 of Americans Walk or Bike for 10 Minutes a Week (Everyday Health) Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Wyoming Talk Gas Tax Increases Pennsylvania Republicans Want to “Decouple” Transit Funding From Road Funding (Post-Gazette) San Diego Transpo Plan […]

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T-SPLOST Defeat: Not Necessarily a Bellwether (The Hill, Transportation for America) Chicago Plans 33 Miles of Bike Lanes This Year (HuffPo) “Walk Appeal” Might Be More Useful Than “Walk Score” (Atlantic Cities) Feds Using More Cars… But They’re Fuel Efficient (WaPo) Memphis City Council Puts Gas Tax on Ballot (Daily News) Mercury News: Only “Declinists” […]

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Mica Points Finger at Dems for Failing Transpo Workers (The Hill) Georgia Moves on to Plan B After T-SPLOST Debacle (AJC) The Short-Term Benefit of the California Bullet Train: Jobs (Press-Enterprise) Chicago Area Plays “Three-Dimensional Chess” With Transit Funds (Tribune) New Jersey Dems Tout Amtrak’s Record Numbers (The Hill) DC Metro Unveils Spiffy New Rail […]

The Freezing NYC-DC Bike Ride to Support Women in Cycling

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The 2014 National Bike Summit is underway in our nation’s capital, starting with the Women’s Bicycling Forum, with its focus on expanding the share of women on two wheels. You can follow along on Twitter at #womenbike. In 2009, according to the League of American Bicyclists, women accounted for just 24 percent of bike trips […]