Today’s Headlines

  • White House Renews Veto Threat on House Transpo-Pipeline Combo (Transpo Nation)
  • House Ignores Threats, Vote Could Come as Early as Today (Hill)
  • Transit Will Remain in Highway Trust Fund. Probably. (Politico)
  • The Inequalities of Abandoning Transportation Infrastructure (Holland Sentinel)
  • Ezra Klein Found a Rich Guy Not Named Warren Buffett Who Wants to Be Taxed (WaPo)
  • Daily “Duh”: Amount of Bike Lanes Largest Factor in Size of Cycling Population (Good)
  • Three Light Rail Lines Compete for Scant Dollars in Twin Cities (MinnPost)

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More About the White House Push for Rail Investment (NYT, WaPo) Round-up: First Reactions and Analysis (Time, Transpo Nation, TheTransportPolitic) What’s the Best Way to Move Forward on Transportation? (National Journal) GOP and EPA Climate Battle Set to Heat Up Today (The Hill) Head of EPA Under Bush Considered Greenhouse Gases a Threat (Politico) Cities […]

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DOT to Unveil $478B Transpo Funding Proposal Today (Detroit News) “CTFastrak” Bus Makes First Run in Hartford (AP, Fast Lane) In Cities, Transit Entrepreneurs Are Jumping Ahead of the Government (National Journal) Georgia House Passes Bill to Spur Development Around Atlanta Beltline (AJC) Seattle Times: Ed Murray Shaping Up to Be “The Bike Mayor” Portland’s Orange Line Under Budget, On […]

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How Should Obama Set the Tone for DOT? (Bloomberg) Massachusetts Governor Backs “Compact Neighborhoods” (Boston Globe) Staff Director for House Transpo Committee Heads Out (Politico) What Will Mica Do in January? (Orlando Sentinel, Hill) The Engineering Is Tricky for California Bullet Train (AP) Amtrak, PennDOT Team Up for Train Campaign (Patch) Washington State Wants Input […]

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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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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) […]