Today’s Headlines

  • “Highway” Funding “Stuck in Reverse” (Star Tribune)
  • Schumer: Tax Benefits for Transit Commuters Will Be in Transpo Bill (Bloomberg)
  • Boehner: We’ll Work With Senate If GOP Balks on Highway Bill (Transpo Nation)
  • Are Cars to Blame for Distracted Driving? (USA Today)
  • Do More Bikeways Mean More Commuting By Bicycle? (Crikey)
  • Metropolitan Sprawl Puts the “Urban” in Suburban (Star Democrat)
  • MBTA Documentary Sheds Light on Overnight Transit Workers (Globe)

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House GOP Floats 18-Month Transpo Bill (Transpo Nation) Several Amendments Could Help Passage of House Bill (T4America) “Highway” Bill Causes More GOP Road Rage (Politico) Obama’s High-speed Rail Plans Hit Traffic (KC Star) US Regulators Nearing Decision in Freight Rail-Shipper Dispute (WSJ) Illinois Advocates Push Gas Tax Increase to Support Transit (Grid Chicago) Activists Revolted […]

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Sandy’s Toll: $7 Billion for New York Area, $60M for Amtrak, $400M for NJ Transit, and More… Major Shift From Single-Family Homes to Apartments Underway in U.S. Housing Market (NYT) LaHood Defends Bullet Train in Face of Critics (LAT, The Hill, Bloomberg) House Committee Will Try to Introduce New Surface Transpo Bill in Early 2014 (Governing) Fiscal […]

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Forbes: ASCE Lobbyists Are in League With Big Government to Spend, Spend, Spend Truckers Worry Infrastructure Bank Could Turn Highways into a “Piggy Bank” (Land Line) What’s the Point of All This Amtrak Bullying? (Railway Age) Americans on Global Climate Catastrophe: “Meh” (WaPo) As Transit Ridership Soars Nationwide, Atlanta’s MARTA Spirals Downward (Next City) Lesson […]

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In Chicago, Major Transit Overhaul Hinges on Transpo Bill Negotiations (Tribune) LaHood Sees Progress Made in VA Metro Talks, Might Be Only One (Hill) Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Dropped Slightly in April (Transpo Nation) But Overall Efficiency Increases Threaten Transpo Funding (Trans. Issues Daily) Bike Traffic on Par With Car Traffic on U.S. Highway 9W in […]

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Mass Transit Use Rises as Gas Prices Soar (CNN) LaHood: House in “Disarray” on Transportation Bill (Hill) Senate Ready to Overhaul Highway, Transit Programs (WaP0) …But the Senate’s Transpo Bill Is Far From Transformative (HuffPo) Mass Transit Tax Break Considered By Sen. Schumer and Others (HuffPo) Washington Spin on Transpo Bill Makes Good Look Even […]

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Obama Gets Credit for Broaching Transpo Funding, But It’s Up to Congress (National Journal) Boehner Won’t Be Reviving Idea to Use Oil Drilling Revenue for Transpo (The Hill) Indy House Clears Bill to Expand Mass Transit (Indy Star) Atlantic Cities Looks Inside Nashville’s Heated BRT Battle How Did DC TRaffic Congestion Decline (Slightly) This Year? (WaPo) […]