Today’s Headlines

  • Business and Industry Have Low Expectations for Transpo Bill (JoC)
  • Streets Closed for Security Reasons Take on New Life as Public Spaces (GGW)
  • A 25 Percent Cut in Emissions Isn’t Nearly Enough, Study Says (Trans. Issues Daily)
  • Atlantic Cities Tells You Everything You Wanted to Know About Bus Rapid Transit
  • Message of Walkability Resonates in Baton Rouge (Advocate)
  • Republicans for Environmental Protection Rebrands Itself Without “Republicans” (Grist)
  • Report: Evaluating the Public Health Effects of Transpo Plans (PDF, via Politico)

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House Republicans Look at Big Transpo Cuts (Transpo Issues Daily, The Hill) … Including Amtrak (AP), Community Development Grants (Politico) Durbin Honors LaHood on Senate Floor (AP) John Mica’s Had Enough With Amtrak’s Gourmet Dishes (TRNS, The Hill) Cities (Like Reno, Longview, TX and Franklin, TN) Prep for “Dump the Pump” Tomorrow Why Hasn’t PennDOT […]

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President Expected to Unveil Transportation Proposal in Mid-February (AP, Bloomberg) Congress Puts Transpo Reauthorization on the Front Burner (Journal of Commerce) Business Likes Obama’s Infrastructure Push, Republicans Push-Back on Spending (WaPo, NYT) NTSB Chair: “Safety Deferred is Safety Denied”, Saving Money Now Costs More Later (Transpo Nation) Ray LaHood’s Battle Against Distracted Driving Isn’t Just […]

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A Day After Blocking It, Senate Moves to Proceed With Six-Year Transpo Bill (The Hill) Senate Energy Chair Objects to Selling Strategic Oil to Fund Transpo (Alaska Public Media) Other Senators, Including Harry Reid, Uncomfortable With Other Pay-Fors (The Hill, HuffPo) ProPublica and Politico on Congress’ Inability to Raise the Gas Tax and Why It’s So Embarrassing […]

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Congress Should Extend the Build America Bonds for Infrastructure, Says the Washington Post FTA Could Withhold Further Transit Funding Until NJ Pays Back ARC Money (WSJ) Can Los Angeles Become a Great Transit City? (NYT) Suburbs to Blame For Urban Heat Island Effect (Switchboard) GOP Plan to Block Omnibus Spending Bill Could Kill $2M in […]

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Senate Dems Challenge Republicans to Pass a Long-Term Transpo Bill in Next 45 Days (The Hill) Another Devolution Bill From Sen. Mike Lee (RT) From the Senate to Gus’ Bike Shop: Scott Brown’s Big Promotion (Seacoast Online) Peter Rogoff Calls NY-NJ Gateway Tunnel “The Most Important Rail Project” in the U.S. (Spotlight) Rather Than Invest in […]

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More on Obama’s $302 Billion Transpo Funding Plan (The Hill, Next City, The Hill) Boxer Tells AASHTO to Forget About a Gas Tax Hike in an Election Year (The Hill) Sec. Foxx Announced Sixth TIGER Round, Worth $600M (The Trucker) Here’s the Tea Party Response to Obama’s Plan (KCSG) Members of Congress, Local Leaders Plea […]