Today’s Headlines

  • Wheels Begin Turning on Transportation Bill (Hill)
  • If We Do Pass a Transpo Bill, Does That Mean the System Works? (National Journal)
  • Boehner Sees 1-in-3 Odds GOP Loses Control of House in 2012 (WaPo)
  • Development Policies That Encourage Road-Building Don’t Solve Anything (GGW)
  • Study Shows Public Supports Transpo Spending, But Is Silent About Revenue (WaPo)
  • Survey: Dems Like Cities More Than Repubs, But Everyone Loves Seattle (Atlantic Cities)
  • NRDC’s Kaid Benfield Sees a New Kind of Environmentalism for Human Habitats
  • My Other Car Is a Bike, And That Bike Is Also a Porsche (Inside Line)

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House Transpo Committee Grapples With Infrastructure (WaPo) U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Congress: Raise Gas Tax (AJC, Reuters) Sandy Caused $450M in Damage to NJ Transit (Transpo Nation, NorthJersey.com) LaHood Praises “Fix It First” Approach (The Hill) Shuster Sorry for Saying That Obama Was “Lying” About High-Speed Rail (WaPo) The Ups and Downs of the […]

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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) […]

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Alan Ehrenhalt’s New Book Paints Cities as the New Suburbs, and Vice Versa (Grist) Green Bike Lanes Linked to More Women Riding Bikes in LA (LAB) Gas Prices Expected to Fall Through the Summer (WaPo) New Study: Scientific Literacy Only Increases Polarization Over Climate Change (Grist) Congressman and Environmentalist Oppose Coal Ash Amendment to Transpo […]

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DOT Dangles $40M Prize for Reimagining the American City (WaPo) You Can’t Ignore Transportation as a Key Piece of the Climate Puzzle (Devex) Good News and Bad News for Cities in the New Transpo Bill (CityLab) Transpo Bill a Boon for Hudson River Rail Project (NYT) Supporters of Mileage-Based Gas Tax See Opportunity (The Hill) Atlanta Bike-Share […]

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In GOP Senate, South Dakota’s John Thune Poised to Be Critical for Transportation (Roll Call) Maryland Upset Sees Anti-Rail Hogan Take Governor’s Seat (WaPo) Atlanta Transit Expansion Sees Wide Support at the Polls (AJC) Pinellas County, FL, Chooses Status Quo, Not Light Rail (Tampa Bay Times) Austin Shoots Down $1B Bond for Rail (Community Impact) Many Cities […]

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House Looks at Six-Year Transpo Bill, as Blumenauer Pushes for Gas Tax Hike (The Hill) For Paul Ryan, Transpo Bill Could Make for Bumpy First Week as Speaker (NYT) Equity Issues Came to the Forefront at This Year’s “Rail~Volution” (NRDC Switchboard) WaPo: Can Metro’s New GM Fix an Ailing System? BRT Poised to Change the […]