Today’s Headlines

  • Senate Democrats Launch Transportation Shutdown Countdown Clock
  • Transpo Bill Gridlock Already Snarling State Construction Plans (Politico)
  • Time Running Out, Mica Appeals to Dems on Transpo Stopgap (Hill)
  • Why a 60-Day Extension Is Problematic (Trans. Issues Daily)
  • LaHood: Boehner Needs to Show Some Leadership (Hill)
  • Massachusetts Nonprofit Seeks Shortcut to Build Recreational Trails (Globe)
  • Walkable Cities Lead to Health Benefits, Like It or Not (Toronto Star)
  • The Sad Story of American Unwalkability and Obesity (NRDC)
  • Public Transit as Key to Successful Energy Policy (Hill)

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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 […]

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The White House Has Issues With the House Transpo Funding Bill (Transpo Issues Daily) Senate Version Spends $10B More (AP) … and Splits GOP (The Hill) With Dire Funding Forecast, Lawmakers Debate Gas Tax Hike (The Hill) Anthony Foxx Attends to Transpo Needs in Connecticut, Minnesota (Better Roads) And Tomorrow, Foxx Will Make His First […]

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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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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 […]

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Boxer and Mica Among Transpo Bill “Winners,” But Jury Still Out on Boehner (Hill) Congressman-Cyclist Earl Blumenauer Considers Transpo Bill a Call to Arms (BikePortland) Secretary LaHood Just Grateful That Congress Passed Any Bill at All (Hill) Transpo Bill Compromise, While Necessary, Isn’t Progress (Next Am. City) …And That Means States Have to Pick Up […]

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Shuster Seeks to Head Transpo Committee, Even If Mica Wants to Stick Around (Hill, Nat’l Journal) Whoever It Is, the Next Chair Faces Transpo Funding Quandary (Bloomberg) Center for Transportation Excellence Offers Rundown of Transpo Ballot Measures Transit Advocates Claim 70 Percent Success Rate on Election Day (Hill) The Shifting Transportation Needs of Baby Boomers (AP) […]