Today’s Headlines

  • Senate Agrees to House’s 90-Day Extension, Sends It to Obama (Politico)
  • Divided Congress’s Deal on Extension Still Leaves States With Doubts (Stateline)
  • Nancy Pelosi Asks for Divine Intervention on Transpo Bill (Hill)
  • With Extension Begrudgingly Agreed to, What Comes Next? (National Journal)
  • The House Also Passed the Ryan Budget, Which Slashes Transpo (Aviation News)
  • Why and How We Should Give Parking Lots the Green Treatment (NRDC)
  • Cities and Towns Addicted to Big Box Stores (RustWire)
  • 265 Acela Passengers Get a Scare When Train Jumps Tracks (WLNE)

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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 […]

Today’s Headlines

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A Friendly Reminder That Bike-Ped Still Isn’t Safe in Congress (LAB) Harry Reid Would Fold Student Loan Interest Extensions Into Transpo Bill (Hill) Boehner Floats Possibility of 6-Month Transpo Extension, to Boxer’s Chagrin (Reuters, WaPo) Secretary LaHood: Distracted Driving at Level of National Epidemic (TranspoNation) Houston Moves Forward With New Commuter Rail Line (Transpo Nation) […]

Today’s Headlines

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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 […]

No Vote on 90-Day Transpo Extension Tonight After All

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False alarm… House Republicans delay Monday’s vote on short-term highway bill t.co/re597esi — The Hill (@hilltransport) March 26, 2012 Route on highway bill still unclear. Boehner spox says a “vote on an extension will occur later this week rather than tonight.” — Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) March 26, 2012 It looks like some dealmaking may still […]

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) […]

Today’s Headlines

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Obama, Foxx, Newspapers Take Lawmakers to Task on Stopgap (Politico, The Hill) After Touting Intelligent Transpo, Obama to Unveil Infrastructure Plan Today (GovTech, The Hill) Driverless Cars See More Spotlight (Scientific American) Detroit Streetcar Supporters Predict Development Boom (Free Press) 180 Cities Worldwide Have Embraced BRT (Citiscope) How Will Property Owners in Chicago Be Compensated for Red […]