Today’s Headlines

  • Mica: Transpo Bill Is “70 to 80% Completed” (Hill)
  • Congressional Budget Deal Eliminates Funding for HSR (USA Today)
  • Despite No New Funding for Illinois HSR, Optimism Remains (MyStateLine)
  • LaHood Confident HSR Funding Can Be Authorized in Future (Medill Reports)
  • Transit and TIGER Funding Preserved in Compromise Spending Bill (T4A)
  • Transit Riders Union Gives Detroit Buses Failing Grade (HuffPo)
  • Federally Expedited Tappan Zee Bridge Excludes Transit, Does ‘Nothing for Commuters’ (TranspoNation)
  • Truckers Concerned Over New Political Trend to Consider Fuel Tax Increases (Landline)
  • FL DOT Presses on for More Tolling Lanes Rather Than Increasing Gas Tax (Times-Union)
  • London Expands ‘Naked Streets’ Concept of No Barriers Between Cars and Peds (GOOD)
  • Why One Man Always Votes ‘Bike’ (Connect Savannah)

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Federal Transportation Bill Moving in House (Trans. Issues Daily) Secretary LaHood Proposes Streamlining Transit Approvals (Cypress Times) High-Speed Rail for 80 Percent of Americans Is Still Goal (TranspoNation) Funding Transportation: Gas Tax vs. Tolls (WTOP) APTA Applauds State of the Union Despite Rail Snub (Hill) Accusations of Delay in Disclosing Chevy Volt Fires (NYT) Five […]

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President Obama’s Budget Proposal is a Lovely Fantasy (Transpo Issues Daily) Toronto Wrestles With E-Bikes in Bike Lanes (Star) California HSR Infrastructure Will Be Made in the USA (World News) Massachusetts Senate Passes Transit Funding Bill (Globe) Are San Francisco’s Iconic Cable Cars Worth All These Expensive Injuries? (AP) 11,368 Capital Bikeshare Trips: All in […]

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Congress in Recess But Chamber of Commerce Still Campaigning for Transportation (Hill) The Transit Tax Break, Victim of Partisan Gridlock (TranspoNation, Telegram) Congress “Bumper-to-Bumper” on a Transportation Bill (Austin Statesman) Tracing Politicians’ Positions on Transportation Funding to Campaign Contributions (MoneyLight) Medical Researcher Wants to Remind Policymakers: Transportation Is a Health Issue (UTSD) The New ‘Arms Race’ […]

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New York Real Estate Titan Richard LeFrak, a Trump Advisor, Wants to Raise the Gas Tax (CNBC) If Trump Withdraws From Paris Accord, Elon Musk Says He’ll Cut Ties With White House (Verge) Pittsburgh Goes Big With Its Planned BRT Line, Will Seek Federal Funding This Autumn (Post-Gazette, Trib) Uber Burned $1 Million a Week in SF Alone, Giving Discounts […]

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Why USDOT’s Transit Funding Rule Doesn’t Work and What Could Fix It (Slate) Boehner: GOP Will Tack Keystone Pipeline Onto Transportation Bill (Hill) Gov. Brown: Cap and Trade Fees Will Fund HSR in California (SacBee) Why Conservatives Should Be All Over Smart Growth (Switchboard) Millennials: Affordable Urban Living Is Hard to Find (GGW) The Reason […]

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DeFazio Expects Next Transpo Bill to Be $260 Billion (Columbian) Portland’s Message to T&I Committee: Transit, Transit, Transit (Oregonian) Florida Gov. Dismisses Last Ditch Efforts to Save High-Speed Rail (Miami Herald) Democrats and Republicans Spar Over Who Gets to Take Credit for Cleveland’s Renaissance (LAT) Investigating the Charge that Wisconsin Buses “Ride Around Empty” as […]