Today’s Headlines

  • Supreme Court Upholds Sprawl Fees For Greenfield Development (Switchboard)
  • One Ridiculous Charge Dropped Against Grieving Georgia Mom Raquel Nelson, Two Remain (AJC)
  • House Republican Says Grover Norquist’s Anti-Tax Pledge Is “Paralyzing” Congress (WaPo)
  • Sen. Rand Paul Takes Up Anti-Transpo Enhancement Zealotry Where Coburn Left Off (Courier-Journal)
  • Feds Lay the Groundwork For Detroit-to-Chicago HSR With $196.5 Million Grant (WDIV)
  • Flip the Funding Imbalance Between Roads and Transit On Its Head (Infrastructurist)
  • Seven Vancouver Area Mayors Get Behind Transpo Plan, Complete With Gas Tax to Fund It (Sun)
  • Gov. Christie Spends $95 Million to Kill ARC Tunnel — To Save NJ Money (AP)
  • TEN Evaluates Transpo-Sector Apprenticeship and Job Training Programs’ Equity Impact
  • The Algorithm Behind NYC Bike Share Planning (Atlantic Cities)
  • Texting While Driving Doubles Reaction Time (WaPo)
  • Did You Walk Your Kid to School Yesterday? (Sun-Times)

 

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$170 Million Later, the Columbia River Crossing Is Dead (Bike Portland, Columbian) Washington State Legislature Also Skips Vote on 10.5-cent Gas Tax (AP) BART Normally Carries 400,000 Commuters a Day. Today It’ll Carry Zero. (CBS) Villaraigosa’s Legacy in LA: A City With Real Transpo Mojo (Governing) Even Ed Rendell Couldn’t Convince PA Dems to Pass a […]

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House Republicans Punt 9th Transpo Extension for 2nd Time in 24 Hours (Politico) GOP Rep. Asks: If We’re Out of Money for Transpo, Why Spend $10B/Mo. in Afghanistan? (Hill) Rasmussen Report Finds 48 Percent of Americans Think Feds Should Drop Gas Tax Rep. DeFazio: House GOP “Hate America,” Hate Idea of National Transportation System (Hill) […]

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White House Affirms Obama’s Strong Preference for Long-Term Transpo Fix (The Hill) As GOP Rep Proposes Bill to Increase Gas Tax, Paul Ryan Rules It Out (The Hill, Market Watch) DOT’s Infrastructure Snapshot of All 50 States “Not Pretty” (Fast Lane) Eno Center in WaPo: Follow Reagan’s Example on Transpo Investment The Long-Delayed DC Streetcar Gets […]

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Bike/Ped Survives House’s “Dirty” Extension (Bike League) Who Will Blink on the Keystone Amendment? (Transpo Issues Daily) HSR Not an Effective Use of California’s Climate Change Mitigation Dollars (WaPo) Emanuel: No More Dickering on Infrastructure Trust (Chicago Sun-Times, HuffPo) Outrageously Wrong: County Supe Calls Transit Sales Tax “Gang Rape” (LAT) Combustion Emissions Kill 19,000 Prematurely […]

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In GOP Senate, South Dakota’s John Thune Poised to Be Critical for Transportation (Roll Call) Maryland Upset Sees Anti-Rail Hogan Take Governor’s Seat (WaPo) Atlanta Transit Expansion Sees Wide Support at the Polls (AJC) Pinellas County, FL, Chooses Status Quo, Not Light Rail (Tampa Bay Times) Austin Shoots Down $1B Bond for Rail (Community Impact) Many Cities […]

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WaPo Talks to LaHood About DOT’s Turnaround States Must Address Transpo Funding Shortfalls in 2013 (Governing) Feds Sign Commitment to Hawaii’s “Train of the Future” (HuffPo, Star Advertiser) Washington Governor Wants Fuel Tax to Pay for School Buses (Transpo Nation, Seattle Times) Is Maine Shortchanging Urban Areas? (Bangor Daily News) Chicago-to-St. Louis High-Speed Rail Passes […]