Today’s Headlines

  • Three (All Right, Two and a Half) Infrastructure Solutions That Already Have Bipartisan Support (WaPo)
  • Will Romney Pay at Election Time For Wanting to “Let Detroit Go Bankrupt”? (The Hill)
  • Is Walmart Part of Rockville Pike’s Urban Revitalization Plan? (GGW)
  • Free Parking Addicts, Meet Your Methadone (Atlantic Cities)
  • Haunted Houses Are No Scarier Than These Real-Life Transpo Terrors (Infrastructurist)
  • The Real Costs of Our Transportation Infrastructure (Smart Planet)
  • Stadium Location in the Heart of the Gritty City Brought Detroit Lions’ Victory (Yahoo! Sports, Model D)
  • Private Financing For California HSR Might Be Harder to Come By Than Expected (Transport Politic)
  • Maryland Officials Support Gas Tax Hike to Address Infra Backlog and Create Jobs (CityBizList)

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Obama, Foxx, Newspapers Take Lawmakers to Task on Stopgap (Politico, The Hill) After Touting Intelligent Transpo, Obama to Unveil Infrastructure Plan Today (GovTech, The Hill) Driverless Cars See More Spotlight (Scientific American) Detroit Streetcar Supporters Predict Development Boom (Free Press) 180 Cities Worldwide Have Embraced BRT (Citiscope) How Will Property Owners in Chicago Be Compensated for Red […]

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Obama to Send Jobs Bill to Congress Today (The Hill) Republicans Tone Down Partisan Rhetoric – But for How Long? (TPM, NYT) The Detroit Free Press Is Pessimistic that Congress Can Pass a Transportation Bill Fall Crunch Time, the Ultimate Test for Congress (Politico) Sadik-Khan Has ‘Done More for NYC Drivers Than Anyone Since Robert […]

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Senate to Vote on Infrastructure Bank Proposal This Week (Hill) National Infrastructure Bank Would Tap Private Sector, Protect Taxpayers (SacBee) Major Transportation Groups Unite for First Time in Support of Gas Tax (Politico) With Eyes on Election, GOP Supports Paying for Roads With Drilling (National Journal) Nearly 60% of Amtrak Riders Now Have Wi-Fi Access […]

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Clinton vs. Trump on Infrastructure (The Hill) White House Expands Smart Cities Focus Aging U.S. Transit Systems to See Rise in Federal Funding (WSJ) Paris Bans Vehicle Traffic Along Seine Riverbank (Guardian) Lower Speed Limits Approved in Seattle (Seattle Times) In Boston, Advocates Push for Late-Night Bus Service (Boston Globe) The Success Story of Denver Transit (WSJ) Majority of […]

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After Years of Dormancy, Feds Pull Funding From Houston Light Rail Project (Chron) As DC Metro Boss Shakes Up Staffing, Senate Bill Would Add to Feds’ Oversight (WaPo) Long-Stalled Plans for Detroit-Ann Arbor Rail See New Life (Detroit News) Senate Bill Would Reinvest Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor Profits in Northeast Corridor (CT Post) Feds Voice Support for Boston’s […]

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LaHood to Testify on HSR, Lessons Learned Before House Committee (Hill) Without HUD Sustainable Communities Program, Americans Will Pay More for Housing+Transpo (Citiwire) China Ready and Willing to Invest in America’s Infrastructure (Reuters) Infrastructure Banks, Common in States, Explained (Stateline) Fast Trains From Detroit to Chicago Expected Within 4 Years (Detroit Free Press) Michigan Governor, […]