Today’s Headlines

  • 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 Foundation Makes the Case for More People Using Transit
  • USDOT Releases Guide to a Year’s Worth of Transportation Statistics (TransportGooru)
  • FL Governor Offered a Deal for HSR? That’s News to LaHood (Hill)
  • Lawyers: Anti-Transit Actions of Toronto Mayor Are Illegal (The Star)
  • It’s ‘Safer Than a Sofa’ and Other Lessons From World’s Great Cities for Bicycling (Grist)
  • Salon Curates a Stunning Collection of 19th Century Rail Advertisements in the USA

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Waiting on Congress, MD Commission Floats Idea for State Infrastructure Bank (Gazette) NHTSA and Ad Council Release New Anti-Distracted Driving PSAs (Hill) CA Hispanic Chamber: HSR an Engine for Economic Vitality (Capitol Weekly) Job-Creation Impact of Transportation Investments Gets MD Lawmakers’ Attention (CityBizBaltimore) Bay Area Seniors Go Back to School to Better Use Transit (Transportation […]

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More on Obama’s $302 Billion Transpo Funding Plan (The Hill, Next City, The Hill) Boxer Tells AASHTO to Forget About a Gas Tax Hike in an Election Year (The Hill) Sec. Foxx Announced Sixth TIGER Round, Worth $600M (The Trucker) Here’s the Tea Party Response to Obama’s Plan (KCSG) Members of Congress, Local Leaders Plea […]

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CBO: President Obama’s $302 Billion Transportation Budget Still $4B Short (LandLine) Outgoing NTSB Chief Deborah Hersman Warns of Complacency (The Hill) Here’s Why We Need to Stop Relying on Alternative Fuels to Save Us From Global Warming (AP) Seattle Votes Today on Measure to Fund Transit (Seattle Transit Blog) Bertha Will Be Back in Business […]

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See Who Voted to Quash Sen. Paul’s Anti-Bicycle/Pedestrian Amendment (Bike League) Senate Vote Preserves Critical Transpo Funding, But Not Much for HSR  (T4A, Transportation Nation) Who Is Lobbying DC’s Top Transportation Congressmen? (Transportation Nation) Public Transit Lobby Gets New Chief (Hill) Plan for HSR More Realistic, Much More Pricey (SFGate) FL Gov. Says HSR Cost Overruns in […]

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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 […]

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White House Says They Have Ace Up Their Sleeve to Avoid Government Shutdown (The Hill) Amid Middle East Revolutions, Gas Prices Jump (USA Today) First Virginia, Then Capitol Hill? State Senate Votes Down Anti-Livability Measures (GGW) Transportation Reformers Brainstorm Solutions to the Infrastructure Crisis (Infrastructurist) Transit Champions Ray LaHood and Martin O’Malley Celebrate Highway Opening […]