Today’s Headlines

  • Senate Passes Transportation Bill: How They Voted (NYT)
  • More Praise for Senate Bill: NRDCAPTA; 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 People to Take Rural Transit (NPR)
  • Transcript of Transpo Web Chat With Brookings’ Robert Puentes
  • Is the Cyclist Rights Movement Gaining Momentum? (Atlantic Cities)
  • Volvo’s “Pedestrian Airbag” — a Good Idea or Bad Idea? (TreeHugger)

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What Obama Said About Transportation in Yesterday’s Speech (Transpo Issues Daily) Reid Sets Thursday Deadline for Senate Transpo Bill (The Hill) Stanley Kurtz at the National Review Spouts Paranoia About Obama’s “Anti-Suburban Revolution” FTA’s Peter Rogoff Talks About His New Boss with Charlotte Biz Journal Bill Shuster on Obama’s Speech: “Continuously Recycling Old Ideas Offers Little Substance” Some […]

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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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“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” […]

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The war of words between House and Senate transportation leaders continues … (Roll Call) … as Boxer and the Senate show signs of giving more to transit in their climate bill (Wash Indy) U.S. DOT’s latest round of transpo stimulus cash helps move Detroit towards ferry service (Free Press) Voinovich may be transpo stalwart, but […]

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Senate Bill Surges Forward; House Bogs Down (Next American City) Conclusion of Work on Senate Bill Will Come Today (Hill) Fixing the House Bill: Reducing Air Pollution With More Travel Options (T4America) Reversing a Radical Rewrite: Can John Boehner Go Bipartisan? (Transpo Nation) New Report on Statewide Bike Orgs and Federal Funding (Bike League) Bitter […]