Today’s Headlines

  • In Transpo Conference Committee, All Eyes on the Kids in the Back of the Room (Fox News)
  • More Signs That Builders and Developers Are Reversing 60 Years of Sprawl (USA Today)
  • Congress Ponders Elimination of Bicycle Commuting Census Info (LAB)
  • Think Gas Is Expensive? Think Again (HuffPo)
  • U.S. DOT Awards $5.1 Million Bus Rapid Transit Grant to Reno, NV (FoxReno)
  • Another Congressman Joins Fight to Restore Parking-Transit Tax Break Parity (NECN)
  • Orlando-to-Miami Private Passenger Rail Study Expected Within a Month (Sentinel)
  • NRDC’s Rob Perks Shows Us That Even When We Don’t Pay for Transpo, We All Pay
  • Last Night Was the Ride of Silence, Founded by Chris Phelan to Prevent Tragedy

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Road Builder Group Wants Transpo Plank in Party Platforms (The Hill) LaHood: Bike/Ped Activists Need to Raise a Ruckus to Make States Fund Projects (Transpo Nation) Can We Finally Move on to Talking About a Road User Fee? (National Journal) States Are Thinking About VMT Fees Too (CivSource) Alabama Puzzles Out What the Bill’s Changes […]

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NHTSA Wants to Require Automakers to Install Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications Technology (AP) Indiana House Passes Transpo Bill (Inside Indiana Business) Super Bowl Highlighted Another Bad Christie Decision: Canceling the ARC Tunnel (TSTC, NBC) TxDOT on Dallas Highway Teardown Idea: We Don’t Wanna (Dallas Morning News) Virginia Figuring Out How to Spend Its Transportation Windfall (Roanoke Times, […]

Today’s Headlines

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No New Transpo Secretary Yet, But the Buzz Is Still All About Deborah Hersman (WaPo) Buy America Fight Returns to Congress (National Journal) Behind the Veil at U.S. DOT: A Tour for Bike Advocates (Bike Portland) Here’s an Idea: Rake in Transpo Revenues and Bankrupt Everything Else (Cyclelicio.us) With the Feds Out of the Picture, […]

Hope Springs Eternal for American Transpo Policy

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In case you missed the broadcast on Friday, watch this episode of NOW. Told mostly from the perspective of Charlotte’s Pat McCrory, the Republican mayor who brought light rail to North Carolina’s biggest city, the show hits just about every major transportation issue to surface during the stimulus bill debate. Federal policies that discriminate against […]