Today’s Headlines

  • Politico: Mica’s Transportation Bill All About Stoking the Republican Base
  • League of American Bicyclists Issues Call to Action as GOP Tries to Cut All Major Bike Programs
  • CBO: Expect the Highway Trust Fund to Run Out Just in Time for November Election (BusinessWeek)
  • GOP Sen. Inhofe Opposes Tying Keystone to Transportation Bill (Hill)
  • LaHood Announces Fourth Round of Funding for TIGER Grants (DOT)
  • Distracted Driving Still “In”: NHTSA Finds Most Drivers Still Using Their Phones (TransportGooru)
  • Maryland Needs a Gas Tax Increase to Fund Basic Transportation Needs (WaPo, Baltimore Sun)
  • Bill Requiring Drivers to Use Care Not to Hit People Fails in Virginia (FABB)
  • Facebook Sets the Model for Employer-Driven Bike Facilities (Cyclelicious)
  • A Brief Guide to Traffic Jam Economics (NYTimes)
  • You Can Design This Place: Empowering Young Minorities to Shape Their Cities (Grist)