Today’s Headlines

  • House’s 5-year Trans. Bill Won’t Be Unveiled Today After All, Maybe Tuesday (Politico)
  • House Bill Threatens to Eliminate Bicycle and Pedestrian Funding (BikeLeague)
  • Ray LaHood (Politico), Barbara Boxer (Hill) Praise Progress on Senate Bill
  • Editorial: Bike Commuting Is Already Rolling, Even In Houston (Chronicle)
  • Could Bicycle Highway Replace Planned Oregon Transit Line? (BikePortland)
  • Mass Transit Bill in Indiana Defeated Because of Labor Language (IndyStar)
  • Cornell’s Rick Geddes on California HSR: The Right Project in the Wrong Place (NYT)
  • Update on State Gas Tax Initiatives: Iowa, Michigan, Massachusetts
  • A Look at Los Angeles Before Stoplights, Crosswalks (Trans. Issues Daily)
  • Transit Oriented Community Rail for Metro Washington DC Hub, alternate to Urban Sprawl via  Transit Oriented Development (TOD) .  Multi Discipline Teaming . Cafe Twin CTV NOVADCMWEB.  Twitter ID: waldenthreenet

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TSTC: “Dirty” Transportation Extension Is Not the Right Path Boxer Urges Colleagues to Appoint Conferees as Soon as Rules Allow (Hill) Follow-up to 4-Part Series on Walking: Why Don’t Conservatives Walk? (Slate) LaHood: “No Bill This Year,” But at Least Drivers Are Safer (Politico) Five Cities Could Save Over $1k/Month/Person by Switching to Transit (Transpo […]

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Today Is T4America‘s National Call-In Day to Oppose House Transportation Bill It Gets Worse: House Bill Could Spell Credit Downgrade for Transit Agencies Everywhere (ProgRail) Civil Rights Coalition Joins Fight Against House Bill (Leadership Conference) And So Does the New York Times Editorial Page 2:00 p.m. Cloture Vote Today Begins Reauthorization Process in Full Senate […]

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Business and Industry Have Low Expectations for Transpo Bill (JoC) Streets Closed for Security Reasons Take on New Life as Public Spaces (GGW) A 25 Percent Cut in Emissions Isn’t Nearly Enough, Study Says (Trans. Issues Daily) Atlantic Cities Tells You Everything You Wanted to Know About Bus Rapid Transit Message of Walkability Resonates in […]

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EPA Chief Still Hopes to See an Energy Bill This Year (The Hill) Voinovich Calls for Gas Tax Increase (BusinessWeek) Some Green Groups Rethinking Cap and Trade Strategy (Politico) Traffic Cameras Stir Controversy on the Campaign Trail (NYT) San Francisco Judge Lifts Injunction Against New Bicycle Lanes (SFGate, Streetsblog SF) Is America Ready for High-Speed […]

Senate Approves Stimulus Bill — On to Conference Committee

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Transportation Enhancements funding helped to expand Roberto Clemente Plaza at the Bronx Hub. The League of American Bicyclists has issued an action alert to keep that program in the stimulus bill. The Senate approved its version of the stimulus bill this afternoon by a 61-37 vote. Attention now turns to conference committee negotiations, where differences […]