Today’s Headlines

  • Eric Cantor Prepares to Punt on Transpo Bill Yet Again (Trans. Issues Daily)
  • From a Mom: Take Safe Routes to School Off the Chopping Block (MNN)
  • Leinberger: Supply of Walkable Places Isn’t Keeping Up With Demand (NYT)
  • The Engineering Profession Is Stuck in the 1950s, Writes StrongTowns‘ Chuck Marohn
  • How Much Does it Cost to Move Into a More Walkable Neighborhood? (AtlanticCities)
  • The Truth About Renewable Energy: Cheap, Easy, Endless (Grist)
  • Pennsylvania (NPR) and Virginia (DP) Try to Get Serious About Transpo Funds Gap
  • Australian Report Links Sprawl to Food Security (Crikey!)
  • Turning Camden, NJ Into a Bicycle Town (Inqy)

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

Today’s Headlines

|
MD’s Federal Lawmakers Push for Purple, Red Lines With Hogan (Daily Record) Boxer Again Sounds Alarm on Long-Term Transpo Funding (Transport Topics) Senator Huffman Proposes Taxing Carbon Emissions Instead of Gas (Press-Democrat) The Impact of Minneapolis Light Rail Is in the Eye of the Beholder (Next City) Mobilizing the Region Reviews The Good, Bad and Ugly […]

Today’s Headlines

|
FRA Crafts Vision for Northeast, With High-Speed D.C.-Boston Rail (TransNat) Massachusetts Transpo Plan Could Threaten Green Line Funds (Boston Globe) Can D.C.’s Federal Enclave Be Walkable and Fun? (Housing Complex) Dallas Is About to Add a Lot of Bike Lines, Pretty Quickly (Dallas Observer) Despite Sandy Woes, NJ Transit Pledges No Fare Hikes (Star-Ledger) GGW […]

Today’s Headlines

|
Congress Goes Back and Forth About Transpo Funding, Leaves Town (Transpo Issues Daily) Remember When Infrastructure Investment Was Bipartisan? What Happened? (Transpo Nation) How John Mica Pulled Off the Impossible and Failed Miserably (DC Velocity) (*See corrections) MAP-21’s Silver Lining: Local Control Over Bike/Ped Funds (Politico) Walkable Urbanism in the Sterile Suburbs Is No Kind […]

Today’s Headlines

|
DC the Most Walkable City? Depends What Counts As a City (ArchDaily) There’s So Much to Hate About Texas’ Prop 1 — Mostly the Things the Waco Trib Likes Best McAuliffe Administration Wisely Rethinking Virginia’s Road-Building Plans (Roanoke Times) Texas’ Gas Tax Only Covers Half of Transpo Costs, And That Will Keep Dropping (Standard-Times) Rich Donor Brings […]

Today’s Headlines

|
GOP Selects House Chairs; Rep. Upton to Head Energy Committee (NYT, The Hill) Lesser of Two Evils to Chair Committee “Investigating” Climate Science (Politico) Earmarks Analysis: 39,294 Requested This Year (Politico, National Journal) Poll: Gas Tax Hike Still Anathema to Most Americans (WHTC) Walkable Communities Spur Civic Involvement (ScienceDaily) Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter Dishes About Smart Growth (Reuters) New […]

Today’s Headlines

|
Politico: Obama’s Infrastructure Speech Short on Details Senate Further Refines Transpo Funding Bill (T4America) Smart Growth Leaders: Common Sense Reforms Can Reignite Real Estate (The Hill) Urbanists Happy About Ford Foundation’s New Prez (Next City) Sen. Gillibrand: Private Investors Ready to Finance High-Speed Rail in NY (Lohud) Future Unclear for NTSB Chief Hersman (Bloomberg) Honolulu […]