Today’s Headlines

  • Procedural Wrestling Match Robs Sen. McConnell of His Plan to Foil Obama Jobs Bill (TPM)
  • Obama, Again, Confuses “Functionally Obsolete” and “Structurally Deficient” (The Hill)
  • LA Embraces Urban Street Design As Anti-Obesity Tactic (Atlantic Cities)
  • New Jersey Town Becomes a Transit Village, Whether It Wants To Or Not (NYT)
  • Chicago Struggles to Bring Transit to State of Good Repair (NYT)
  • Suburbanist Joel Kotkin Tells Nashville to Give Up on the Dream of Light Rail (Tennessean)
  • Five Cities Where Transit Riders Are Richer Than Drivers (Atlantic Cities)
  • Peak Oil = When the Cheap Stuff Is Gone And We End Up Drilling in the Arctic (WaPo)
  • Affordable Housing Advocates Fight to Keep Parking Minimums They Can Then Waive (CP&DR)
  • Paris Leads the Way Toward the Future of Car-Sharing: The One Way Rental (Transport Politic)
  • Texas Teens Get Drivers License Without Taking Driver Safety Class (BusinessWire)

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Obama Stands Firm on Anti-Earmark Pledge (The Hill) Rahm’s Transpo Platform for Chicago Is All About Transit (Transpo Nation) Michelle Obama: Obesity is a “National Security Issue” (Politico) Richard Sarles Takes the Reins at Metro (WaPo) Minneapolis Light Rail Line Takes Flak (Star Tribune) Rand Paul Wants to Dismantle HUD (Housing Wire) Study: Small Cities […]

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Obama Signs Stopgap Transpo Extension, While Scolding Congress (The Hill, AP) Deal Reached to Preserve Chicago-Indy Rail (Chicago Sun-Times) NYT: Move Beyond the Gas Tax With Mileage-Based Fees Chicago Burbs Aim for More Walkable Development (Chicago Trib) How Can the Bay Area Unify Its Disjointed Transit Network? (NYT) NJ Transit Racks Up Big Bills Due […]

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DC Metro Shuts Down for Blizzard (Washingtonian) Will Nashville Go Big With Transit Plans? (Tennessean) How Cheap Gas Prices Spell Trouble for Cities (CityLab) Philly’s Successful Experiment With Using Subway Braking to Generate Power (NYT) GE’s Move to Boston Another Sign of Suburbs’ Frailty (The Week) Drivers Licenses on the Decline (Atlantic) Cincinnati Streetcar Could Expand to Cross the […]

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GOP Earmark Ban Will Hurt Rural Areas Most (Brookings, AP, NYT) Outgoing PA Governor Rendell’s Predictions for the Future of Transpo (Transpo Nation) NJ Gov. Christie Warming to ARC Tunnel Substitute (WSJ) Hertz Adopts Bike-Share Model for One-Way Airport Rentals By the Hour (Transpo Nation) Businesses Expand Use of Car-Sharing (NYT) Freight Rail: The Real […]

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FHWA Publishes State VMT and Highway Info, Showing Just How Much California Drives Transportation Committee Learns to Live Without Earmarks — But Doesn’t Like It (National Journal) Is the Mainstream Media Incapable of Doing Decent Coverage of Traffic Enforcement? (Streetsblog LA) Why Doesn’t Anyone Talk About the Costs of Transit Congestion? (Business Vancouver) After All […]

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Hill Staffers: House Won’t Pass Transpo Bill This Month (Politico) Fixing the House Bill: Cutting Regulatory Burdens and Bureaucracy (T4America) Yonah Freemark on the Senate’s Transportation Program (TTPolitic) San Francisco’s Experiment With Demand-Based Parking Is Working (NYT) Sustainable Mobility on Road to UN Rio+20 Conference (Carnegie Endowment) Obama Pushes Energy Plans as Gas Prices Rise […]