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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Extension, Not Passing a Multi-Year Bill, Is Now Focus of Congress (Trans. Issues Daily) Transportation Lobby Sees Road to Short-Term Spending Bill (Hill) As Gasoline Prices Rise, So Does Push for Bicycle Trails (USA Today) The Georgetown Climate Center Summarizes the Senate Transpo Bill [PDF] Transit Vote Could Bring New Life to Gritty Atlanta (Grist) […]

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Senate Democrats Launch Transportation Shutdown Countdown Clock Transpo Bill Gridlock Already Snarling State Construction Plans (Politico) Time Running Out, Mica Appeals to Dems on Transpo Stopgap (Hill) Why a 60-Day Extension Is Problematic (Trans. Issues Daily) LaHood: Boehner Needs to Show Some Leadership (Hill) Massachusetts Nonprofit Seeks Shortcut to Build Recreational Trails (Globe) Walkable Cities […]

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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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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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Transportation Bills Getting a Tune-Up During Recess This Week (Politico) Just How Bad is It? T4A Lays Out the Worst of It DC Lobbyists Not Confident Either House or Senate Transportation Bill Will Pass (Hill) Illinois Congressmen: Mass Transit Will Take Hit Under House Bill (Chicago Tribune) Ohio Congressmen: House Bill Would Stop Desperately Needed […]