Today’s Headlines

  • Congress Fails to Save the Transit Benefit (T4A)
  • Brookings: “Happy Anniversary, ISTEA. Or Something.”
  • US Transpo Safety Chair Defends Cellphone Bans: ‘We Don’t Worry About Popular’ (Hill)
  • MD Governor (Finally) Launches PlanMaryland to Curb Sprawl (WaPo)
  • Nation’s Largest Commuter Rail System to Post In Real-Time (Transpo Nation)
  • VA Governor Proposes Funding Transportation Over Schools, Health Care (WaPo)
  • Transit-Oriented Development Goes Hollywood (HuffPo)
  • Michigan: Actually Reducing Fines for Some Bad Driving Offenses (Landline)
  • Russian Tallbike Lets You Ride Above Traffic, Transform Into Cruiser (TreeHugger)
  • In the Future, Urbanites on Bikes Move Faster Than Cars (Salon)

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Massachusetts Transpo Secretary to Step Down This Month (AP) Public Meetings Begin Soon on Houston-Dallas High-Speed Rail (Dallas News) Purple Line Politics Play Into Maryland’s Race for Governor (WaPo) Missouri Ethics Panel Shoots Down Complaint on Kansas City Streetcar (KC Star) There May Still Be Hope for the Federal Employee Mass Transit Benefit (Gov Exec) […]

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Former DOT Chiefs: Transpo Shortfalls Eroding “American Prosperity” (WaPo) DOT Announces New Funding for State of Good Repair Grants… at 1 Percent of Need (National Journal) Rail Projects Hang in the Balance in Several Close Governors’ Races (NYT) Reduced Demand for Cars Causes Drop in Manufacturing (The Hill) Car Dependence and Sprawl Make It Hard […]

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President Expected to Unveil Transportation Proposal in Mid-February (AP, Bloomberg) Congress Puts Transpo Reauthorization on the Front Burner (Journal of Commerce) Business Likes Obama’s Infrastructure Push, Republicans Push-Back on Spending (WaPo, NYT) NTSB Chair: “Safety Deferred is Safety Denied”, Saving Money Now Costs More Later (Transpo Nation) Ray LaHood’s Battle Against Distracted Driving Isn’t Just […]

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Chief of AFL-CIO’s transport unions: DeFazio’s oil securities tax is "an exciting proposal" (AFL Blog) Feds giving cities more money for transit security (AFP) How will the House v. Senate face-off on transport funding end? Some lobbyists see a six-month compromise (Roll Call) Horrors! Utah highway officials fear more money for transit (SL Trib) Virginia’s […]

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Rep. LaTourette, Boehner’s Centrist Friend, Holds Key to Transportation Bill (Hill) Santorum Blames High Gas Prices for the Recession. Is He Right? (WaPo) Whoever ‘Shafted Mass Transit,’ Can You Help Revive a Transpo Bill? (WaPo) Out of Reach: How Sprawl Jacks Up the Price of ‘Affordable’ Housing (Grist) …And Causes Increased Pollution (CityPaper) MD Governor […]

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Miles Driven on US Roads Fall to Lowest Levels Since 2003 (USA Today) Treasury Secretary Urges Congress to Pass Infrastructure Legislation (BusinessWeek) Rep. Hoyer Pushes Back on GOP Highway Bill Claims (Hill) Events Across the Country Bring Sense of Urgency to Bridge Repair (T4A) MD Commission Urges Increasing Gas Tax, Other Fees to Fund Transpo […]