Today’s Headlines

  • Obama Launches Campaign With Pro-Car Hoopla, Plus, Go Ride a Bike, Plus Yay Trains! (HuffPo)
  • LaHood Calls For Federal Oversight Over Transit Safety (WAMU)
  • Mica May Join Rahall In Calling For Reinstatement of Earmarks (Florida Political Press)
  • An Even More Polarized Congress Would Spell Disaster For Transportation (Trans Issues Daily/Politico)
  • Road Traffic ‘Single Biggest Source of Fatality’ for Young People Worldwide (Atlantic Cities)
  • 10 Steps To Make Sacramento — Or Anyplace — A Great City For Cycling (Sac Bee)
  • Lessons From NYC Crash: Driving On Aged City Roads Still Safer Than Driving in Suburbs, Walking (AP)
  • Holy Water Will Not Rust Your Chain (NYT)
  • VIDEO: Prank Proves to Teens That They Can’t Text and Drive (OregonLive)
  • Waiting Three Hours For a Bus in Detroit (TakeAway)
  • VIDEO: Free-Market MacIver Institute Calls Safe Routes to School a “Nanny State” Program
  • Silver Line Hangups Bring Back Prospect of Bus Alternative (Patch)