Today’s Headlines

  • Obama to House: Pass the Senate Transpo Bill (Hill)
  • Transpo Funding Will Be Extended Beyond Saturday’s Deadline (Trans. Issues Daily)
  • For This Congress, Only Modest Ambitions Prevail (AP)
  • Americans Waste Nearly 2 Billion Gallons of Gas Per Year (USA Today)
  • What Planners Knew 100 Years Ago, And Why We Don’t Do It Anymore (StrongTowns)
  • Debate Over Gas Prices is Snarling Dems’ Efforts on Transpo Bill (Hill)
  • Excellent Summary of Where Transpo Fits in the Federal Budget (Trans. Issues Daily)
  • Bullet Train to Vegas Seeks $4.9 Billion Federal Loan (MSNBC)

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The Week Ahead: Transpo Bill Comes to a Crunch (Hill) National Bike Summit Mobilizes Hundreds to Save Cycling (BikeLeague) Secretary LaHood, NJ Senators Push Senate Bill As-Is (HuffPo) Repubs Want the Federal Gov’t Out of the Transportation Business (Politico) Boehner Weighs Whether to Take Up Senate Transpo Bill (NOLA.com) Transpo Bill: Dedicated Funding Increase Needed […]

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As House Punts on Transpo Bill, Senate Stops Short of Opposing Extension (Hill) The Four Unsung Heroes who Got the Senate Bill Passed (Trans. Issues Daily) Bicycle Advocates Hone Their Message for Today’s Hill Visits (BikeLeague) At National Bike Summit, Growing Cycling Beyond Usual Suspects (BikePortland) Standoff Over Transpo Bill Could Eat Into Spring Construction […]

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Extension, Not Passing a Multi-Year Bill, Is Now Focus of Congress (Trans. Issues Daily) Transportation Lobby Sees Road to Short-Term Spending Bill (Hill) As Gasoline Prices Rise, So Does Push for Bicycle Trails (USA Today) The Georgetown Climate Center Summarizes the Senate Transpo Bill [PDF] Transit Vote Could Bring New Life to Gritty Atlanta (Grist) […]

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Obama Pledges Action on Climate Change in State of the Union (Grist) Shuster to Speak at “Let’s Rebuild America” Summit Today (The Hill) Outgoing LaHood Praises Obama’s Attention to Passenger Rail (Politico) Why LaHood Turned Out to Be the Right Pick After All (Reuters) Members Confirmed for Senate Transportation Subcommittee (Transpo Issues Daily) Mica Aims […]

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Here It Comes: House Leadership Rolls Out Five-Year Transpo Bill Today (Transpo Nation) Not Just Oil: Mica Says Coal Mining Is Another Good Way to Fund Transpo (The Hill) CREW Digs Into Mica’s Campaign Donors — Not Surprisingly, It’s a Lot of Infrastructure Biz Compromise Budget Keeps TIGER, Kills TIGGER (Transpo Issues Daily) VMT: The “Creepy” Factor […]

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Foxx Confirmed (Grist, Politico) What Does It Mean to Have a Mayor in Control of U.S. DOT? (Governing) Outgoing LaHood Sees Prospects for Transpo Bill as “Not Good” (The Hill) Also From LaHood: Gas Prices Are Never Going Down (Examiner) Study: Smart Growth Homes Less Likely to Go Into Default (Switchboard) House and Senate at Odds Over […]