Today’s Headlines

  • Boehner’s Trying to Win Votes for House Bill By Making It More Extreme (Transpo Nation)
  • Boxer: Making Transportation Policy “Uglier” Than Making Sausage (League)
  • What Would More Local Control of Transportation Spending Mean? (TTPolitic)
  • Politico Op-Ed: Transportation Policy Should Focus on Innovation, Not Shovels
  • USDOT Asks Carmakers to Make Dashboards Less Distracting (BikePortland)
  • Teen Driving Deaths Up for First Time in 8 Years (Transpo Nation)
  • MD Legislators Want to Put a Constitutional Lock on Transport Funds (NewsPost)
  • San Francisco Buses to Police Bus & Bike Only Lanes with Cameras (Atlantic Cities)
  • Texting While Driving Crackdown Stalls in Virginia Committee (TimesDispatch)
  • TransportGooru: No One Does Road Safety Campaigns Like the Aussies

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AARP Joins Campaign to Reform National Transpo Policy

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Photo: AARP AARP announced today that it will join the Transportation for America campaign to advocate for a "broad restructuring" of national transportation policy. In a letter sent to Congressional leaders last week [PDF], AARP said that it is "working to enable older adults to live independently in their homes and communities throughout their lifespan, […]

Today’s Headlines

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Battle Over Transportation Funding on Capitol Hill Targets People Who Walk, Bicycle (WaPo) GOP Pitching a Long-Term Transportation Bill as Jobs Creator (AP) Bike-Share So Popular in Mexico City, New Members Must Wait Six Weeks (USA Today) Virginia DOT Completes Plan to Consider Bicycles in Transportation Policies (WaPo) LaHood Announces $75 Million Boost for Boston’s […]

Today’s Headlines

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ARC Tunnel Saga Continues (Reuters, NJ.com, Transpo Nation, Bloomberg) States Push Congress for Alternatives to the Gas Tax (WSJ) Fragmented Decision Making Muddles Planning (Next American City) More About HUD’s $100 Million in Grant Awards for Livable Communities (T4America) EPA Struggles to Rate Fuel Efficiency of Plug-in Cars (NYT) SmarTrip Cards Cause Headaches for DC Metro […]

Today’s Headlines

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President Expected to Unveil Transportation Proposal in Mid-February (AP, Bloomberg) Congress Puts Transpo Reauthorization on the Front Burner (Journal of Commerce) Business Likes Obama’s Infrastructure Push, Republicans Push-Back on Spending (WaPo, NYT) NTSB Chair: “Safety Deferred is Safety Denied”, Saving Money Now Costs More Later (Transpo Nation) Ray LaHood’s Battle Against Distracted Driving Isn’t Just […]

Today’s Headlines

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Bloomberg-Backed Alternative to ARC Tunnel Emerges (NYT, Transpo Nation) More From Oberstar’s Final Press Conference (MinnPost) Sen. Reid Offers Assurances That Cap-And-Trade Is, in Fact, Dead (The Hill) Rep. Bachmann: Ban Earmarks Unless They Happen to Involve Transportation (HuffPo, Star Tribune) In Comparison to Peers, Traffic Safety Problems Languish in America (NPR) Texas Lags in […]