Today’s Headlines

  • Maybe There Is a Path Forward for Federal Transportation Bill (Press Enterprise)
  • Maryland Assembly Prefers Gas Tax to Sales Tax (WAMU)
  • House Rail/Pipeline Subcmte. Chair: “Put Infrastructure Before Politics” (Wash. Times)
  • Delaware River PA Seeks Federal Funds for Bike Ramp on PA-NJ Bridge (NJ.com)
  • See-Rent-Ride: Bike Sharing Changes How People See City (Bike League)
  • Speaking of Which, Capital Bikeshare Releases Anonymous Trip Data as Promised (GGW)
  • Alaskan Cyclist Tracks Own Travel Habits (Homer Tribune)
  • “Pipeline by Rail” Planned for Colorado (Journal of Commerce)
  • The Law of Traffic Congestion, According to “The Flash” (Planetizen)
  • People Walk More, Drive Less When More Businesses Are Within Walking Distance (NRDC)

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Rep. Denham Vows to Keep Blocking California Bullet Train (The Hill) LaHood Heading to Detroit for Light-Rail Announcement  (Detroit Free Press, AP) In D.C., LaHood Says “Things Look Good” for Silver Line Loan (Transpo Nation) More Gas Tax Talk As States Grapple With Budget Woes: PA, MI, NH, WY… Kansas City to Vote Today on Moving Funds to Multi-Modal […]

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Scott Walker Open to Interstate Tolls, If Other People Pay Them So Wisconsinites Get a Gas Tax Cut (WPR) Conservative Hugh Hewitt Wants Congress to Increase the Federal Gas Tax (WaPo) Maryland Appeals Judge’s Ruling Requiring More Environmental Study of Purple Line Light Rail (WAMU) Honolulu Might Increase Parking Meter Rates to Help Fill Budget Gap […]

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Boxer Wants Wholesale Oil Fees to Replace Federal Gas Tax (The Hill) It’s Not Looking Good for Connecticut Rail Commuters (NYT) Foxx to Speak at APTA Conference (The Hill) Success Varies for Guerrilla Bike Lanes (Atlantic Cities) Austin Explores Urban Rail (KUT News) The Rise, Fall, Rise Again of American Streetcars (Sustainable Cities) BRT Plans […]

Governor Larry Hogan’s Red Line Derailment Will Cost Maryland $100M

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We have an update on one of the year’s biggest stories on the Network. Remember when Maryland Governor Larry Hogan killed the long-planned Baltimore Red Line so he could spend the funds on road projects? Washington says that decision is about to cost the state $100 million in federal funds. Progressive Railroading reports that U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski asked Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx […]

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SunRail Gets Federal Funding Amid Fanfare (Orlando Sentinel) Every Day Is Carmageddon in LA — But Transit Planning Could Help (LAT, Planetizen) PA Transportation Commission Recommends Raising User Fees (Philadelphia Inquirer) Amid Debt Ceiling Hysteria, Railroaders Lobby on Capitol Hill (Progressive Railroading) First-Ever Emissions Regulations For Shipping Have Too Many Loopholes (Treehugger) How to Win […]

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LaHood: Transit’s Breaking Records, But There’s “More Work to Do” (Transpo Issues Daily) With White House Ambitions, O’Malley Takes Gamble With Gas Tax (BuzzFeed) WaPo: Time to Stop Tinkering With Virginia Transpo Bill NJ Transit Will Be Just About Back to Pre-Sandy Service By March 24 (Asbury Park Press) Despite Records, Some Transit Systems See […]