Today’s Headlines

  • Seattle Hopes New Lanes Will Attract “Willing But Wary” Cyclists (AP via HeraldNet)
  • Missoula Mulls Gas Tax Hike to Pay For… Sidewalks! (Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
  • Rail Trails Have Been a Boon to Southern Pennsylvania (Lancaster Online)
  • In Quebec, Two-Thirds of $2.7B Climate Change Program Goes to Transpo (Gazette)
  • Overlapping Chicagoland Transit Agencies Step On Each Other’s Toes (Daily Herald)
  • Poll Shows Majority of Californians May Have Second Thoughts on HSR (AP via ABC)
  • Automated Fare Increases Should Make Hikes Easier to Swallow (Tribune)
  • What the New York City Subway Teaches Us About Infrastructure Subsidies (Forbes)
  • Once Seen as a Godsend, Pension Funds Stall Investment in Infrastructure (MoneyControl)

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President Obama’s Budget Proposal is a Lovely Fantasy (Transpo Issues Daily) Toronto Wrestles With E-Bikes in Bike Lanes (Star) California HSR Infrastructure Will Be Made in the USA (World News) Massachusetts Senate Passes Transit Funding Bill (Globe) Are San Francisco’s Iconic Cable Cars Worth All These Expensive Injuries? (AP) 11,368 Capital Bikeshare Trips: All in […]

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More coverage of yesterday’s release of transit and road projects "ready to go" for Congress’ jobs bill (WSJ, Det. News, WashPost, Free Press, Politics Daily) A crucial footnote in the debate over using bailout money on infrastructure: $1 for TARP isn’t $1 for budgeting purposes (Ezra Klein) Maryland governor cheers the prospects for a new […]

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What Does the Senate Have in Mind for Transit This Year? (Transpo Issues Daily) NY/NJ Port Authority Gets $200M From Feds for Sandy Repair (CNN) California Gas Tax Hike to Kick in This Summer (AP) “Density” Won’t Get the Job Done as Well as “Walkability” (NRDC Switchboard) Why Does Clean Technica Question the Mileage Tax? […]

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Trump Considers Borrowing Big for Infrastructure, Tying It to Healthcare (WaPo, The Hill) Another Idea: Trump’s Billionaire Friends Could Steer Infrastructure (CNNMoney) Amtrak Knew of Defect Before Penn Station Derailment; Christie Withholds Payments (NYT, Bloomberg) California Clears Tax Hikes for Transportation Plan (AP) Proposed Amtrak Cuts Target Trump Country (Seattle PI) In Honolulu, Lawmakers Approve $1.2B for Beleaguered […]

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Two days after rolling out its transit safety bill in the House, the Obama administration turns its attention across the Capitol (Banking Cmte Press) Will the House take up a jobs bill, including upwards of $50 billion in transportation spending, before 2010? Some say yes (The Hill), others say likely not (Politico) Transit operating aid […]

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New uptick in female drunk driving prompts action from U.S. DOT (CBS) Gov. Bobby Jindal’s high-speed rail hypocrisy (ThinkProgress via Yglesias) Lack of will in Washington to raise the federal gas tax prompting Arkansas to consider a hike (Ark. News) Florida governor’s office fires back at House transport committee: We’re chasing the stimulus money as […]