Today’s Headlines

  • Illinois Lawmakers Want Transportation Bill Changes (CBS)
  • After Years of Procrastination, Transpo Tops Political Agenda (NBC)
  • Three Major Cycling Advocacy Groups Plan to Merge (BikeLeague)
  • Of Course Politicians Prefer CAFE Standards to Gas Tax (Forbes)
  • Transit Officials Offer New Reason to Oppose House Bill: Bond Ratings (Transpo Nation)
  • Thinking About How Driverless Cars Will Affect Sprawl (Autoblog)
  • Study Shows How to Improve Bicycle Commuter Safety (Digital Journal)
  • Connecticut Advocates Push Vulnerable Road Users Bill (TSTC)
  • In Copenhagen, Hunting Cyclists for Fun and Profit (Copenhagenize)

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Today’s Headlines

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House Republicans Punt 9th Transpo Extension for 2nd Time in 24 Hours (Politico) GOP Rep. Asks: If We’re Out of Money for Transpo, Why Spend $10B/Mo. in Afghanistan? (Hill) Rasmussen Report Finds 48 Percent of Americans Think Feds Should Drop Gas Tax Rep. DeFazio: House GOP “Hate America,” Hate Idea of National Transportation System (Hill) […]

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First House, Now Senate: Another Transpo Spending Bill Sinks (Politico, Transpo Issues Daily) How McConnell Went Up Against Collins to Block the Bill (Politico, The Hill) NRDC‘s Deron Lovaas’ Seussian Take on the Failed House Bill: “Oh, the Places You Won’t Go” … But Boehner Thinks Votes Are There for September (The Hill) Foxx Talks About […]

Today’s Headlines: The Oberstar/LaHood Edition

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LaHood revealed his plan to seek a short-term transpo law extension "a half hour before" Oberstar was scheduled to brief reporters on his new transpo bill (AP) Oberstar spokesman: "The chairman is not too pleased …" (NYT) Rep. DeFazio, Oberstar’s partner in crafting a new bill, warns the proposed extension could dilute the benefits of […]

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Senate Passes Transportation Bill: How They Voted (NYT) More Praise for Senate Bill: NRDC, APTA; No Love From CEI A Look at John Boehner’s Options Now That the Bill’s in His Hands (Politico) Bipartisan? Comparing the 2012 Bills to Past Transpo Votes (T4America) Guide to Senate’s Changes to Sidepath Rule and Rec. Trails (BikeLeague) Gas Prices Force More […]

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Is Transit Funding at Risk in the Federal Transpo Bill? (The Hill, Roll Call) House Panel Approves Amtrak Bill (Progressive Railroading) Maryland’s New Transpo Secretary Faces Big Decisions With Purple, Red Lines (WaPo) David Plouffe Tackles “Biggest Campaign of His Life”: Working for Uber (Politico Mag) Transport Topics: Ice Might Be Cracking on Transpo Stubbornness […]

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It’s Never Too Early: Preparing for the Next Federal Transpo Bill (Transpo Issues Daily) Gripes Arise Over Access to New AASHTO Guide (Planetizen) LaHood Criticizes “Dysfunctional” Dulles Rail Board (Examiner) GA Governor, Mayor at Odds on Revisiting Transpo Tax (AJC) “Transit Village” Concept Catches on in Jersey (NorthJersey.com) How Cities Evolve, in Satellite Time Lapse […]