Today’s Headlines

  • Battle Over Transportation Funding on Capitol Hill Targets People Who Walk, Bicycle (WaPo)
  • GOP Pitching a Long-Term Transportation Bill as Jobs Creator (AP)
  • Bike-Share So Popular in Mexico City, New Members Must Wait Six Weeks (USA Today)
  • Virginia DOT Completes Plan to Consider Bicycles in Transportation Policies (WaPo)
  • LaHood Announces $75 Million Boost for Boston’s Slowest Commuter Rail Line (Globe)
  • “Smog-Eating Asphalt,” Popular in Europe, Tried for First Time in USA (CBS St. Louis)
  • Study: Aggressive Drivers Explained (Cyclelicious)
  • Daimler Rapidly Expanding Car2Go Car-Sharing Subsidiary (Transpo Nation)
  • “Mo” Makes a Go of Multi-Modal Transportation Sharing (TreeHugger)
  • Making Bicycles Part of the Neighborhood in NYC (Gotham Gazette)

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Baltimore Sun: Partisan Gridlock Proves We Can’t Trust DC With Our Transportation Systems American Transportation System Doesn’t Meet the Needs of Aging Population (Consumer Reports) Sprawl: Quality of Life Killer for Americans Old and Young (Keystone Politics, Star-Ledger) Remember the Corner Store? It’s Back (Atlantic Cities) Transit Unions Turn to K Street for Help in Increasing […]

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See Who Voted to Quash Sen. Paul’s Anti-Bicycle/Pedestrian Amendment (Bike League) Senate Vote Preserves Critical Transpo Funding, But Not Much for HSR  (T4A, Transportation Nation) Who Is Lobbying DC’s Top Transportation Congressmen? (Transportation Nation) Public Transit Lobby Gets New Chief (Hill) Plan for HSR More Realistic, Much More Pricey (SFGate) FL Gov. Says HSR Cost Overruns in […]

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As House Punts on Transpo Bill, Senate Stops Short of Opposing Extension (Hill) The Four Unsung Heroes who Got the Senate Bill Passed (Trans. Issues Daily) Bicycle Advocates Hone Their Message for Today’s Hill Visits (BikeLeague) At National Bike Summit, Growing Cycling Beyond Usual Suspects (BikePortland) Standoff Over Transpo Bill Could Eat Into Spring Construction […]

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The Debt Ceiling: Hang Tight, This Could Get Ugly (Infrastructurist) No End in Sight As FAA Shutdown Drags On (Transpo Nation) Meanwhile, Sec. LaHood Urges Bipartisan Solution to Standoff (WaPo) Report Throws Cold Water on California’s High-Speed Rail Plans (LAT) The House Transportation Bill: A Closer Look at TIFIA (T4America) Sen. Wyden Introduces Transportation Bond […]

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ARC Aftermath: What to Do with $47 Million of Land? (NJ.com) Public Supportive, but LaHood Irked About ARC Cancellation (NJ.com, Bloomberg) Amtrak Invests in a New Generation of Locomotives (WaPo) Transportation Costs Emerge as Key Election Issue (Wired) EPA Girds for Attacks on Climate Science (LAT) Cars Ownership Losing its Luster Among Young Adults (Human […]