Today’s Headlines

  • Occupy Wall Street Earns Support of the Amalgamated Transit Union (WaPo)
  • Key Dem on the House Transpo Committee Ops Out of Reelection Bid (The Hill)
  • Why Tensions Between Gov. Christie and Sec. LaHood Run High  (Transpo Nation)
  • New Film: “Urbanized” Offers Sensuous Tour of Cities (Grist)
  • Release of California’s Much Anticipated High-Speed Rail Budget Delayed (Examiner)
  • Should Transportation Modeling Be Widely Available to the Public? (Voices of S.D.)
  • See a Gallery of America’s Best Planned Public Spaces (Atlantic Cities)
  • Meanwhile, Vote Now for Your Favorites (Planetizen)
  • Gas Prices Trend Downward as Economy Lags (NYT)

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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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Vice Chairs, Ranking Members Named for House Transpo Committee (Progressive Railroading) Mica Retains Some Influence (Transpo Nation) Rohit Aggarwala: Ditch the Federal Gas Tax For a Greener Transpo Policy (Bloomberg) NRDC Switchboard: American Public Doesn’t Appreciate “How Little We Actually Pay” for Transpo Transit Supporters Show Up in Force at Indiana Statehouse (Indy Star, RTV6) […]

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Transpo Bill Lobbyists Put Heat on Congress (Politico) FTA: Existing Transit Should Get First Priority with Sandy Funds (Newsday) DOTs Want “High-Speed Experience” for Chicago-Detroit Train (Lakeshore Public Media) Transpo Issues Draw Crowds to Boston Mayoral Forum (Boston Globe) There’ll Be Pain Before Gain With D.C.’s Silver Line (Washington City Paper) Texas Agencies Go Digital […]

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Mica Victory: What Does It Signal for Transpo Politics? (The Hill) Amtrak Would Be on Romney’s Chopping Block (Think Progress) Google Maps Ups Its Game With Public Transit Info (Marketing Pilgrim, CNET) NE High-Speed Rail Skips Philly’s 30th Street Station (Next American City) Is the Streetcar Revival a Fad? (WSJ) Transpo Leaders Gather for Summit […]

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President Expected to Unveil Transportation Proposal in Mid-February (AP, Bloomberg) Congress Puts Transpo Reauthorization on the Front Burner (Journal of Commerce) Business Likes Obama’s Infrastructure Push, Republicans Push-Back on Spending (WaPo, NYT) NTSB Chair: “Safety Deferred is Safety Denied”, Saving Money Now Costs More Later (Transpo Nation) Ray LaHood’s Battle Against Distracted Driving Isn’t Just […]

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U.S. News: Gas Prices Are Too Damn Low Is It Time to Scrap the Interstate Highway System? (The Week) Fresh Off Elections, State Leaders Look for Transpo Funding Sources (Land Line) D.C. Metro Chair Joins Push for Commuter Tax Equality (WaPo) Who Are the Biggest Uber Users on the Hill? (WSJ) All Aboard Florida Plan […]