Today’s Headlines

  • The Olympian: In Stalling Progress on Transpo Bill, GOP Being Selfish
  • Oil Drilling Is at 14-Year High, So Why Aren’t Gas Prices at 14-Year Low? (Grist)
  • The Difference Between “Alternative” Transpo and Actual Choices (EnvironmentalLeader)
  • Back to the Future: Bikes & Trains Could Boom Together in Florida (TranspoNation)
  • Strip Malls, Big Box Stores Tied to Traffic Deaths Among the Elderly (AtlanticCities)
  • Red Cross Weighs In Against Plan to Cut Senior Transit in Michigan Town (MLive)
  • Proper Safety Etiquette Can Save Lives Even Where Cars Aren’t Allowed (GGW)
  • Apple’s New Maps App for iPhone Can Only Give Driving Directions (Examiner)

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LaHood Cites TIGER Grant as Stimulus Success Story (PoliticMo) Taking the Long View on High-Speed Rail Decisions (L.A. Times) The Jobs Are Near Transit, But the Employees Aren’t (Wall Street Journal) The Race for Fast Trains: Cali vs. the Northeast (Wonkblog) Georgia Voters Weigh 1-Cent Tax for Statewide Transpo Projects (Examiner, WXIA-TV) Rail Industry Commits […]

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Senate Expected to Unveil Transpo Bill This Week Bearing No Resemblance to Obama’s (Roll Call) A Reminder Why Congress Really Has to Pass a Transpo Bill This Year (WaPo) 5 Reasons Oregon Everyone Should Be Freaking Out About Trust Fund Crisis (Oregonian, Pew) Jill Abramson’s Painful, Personal Tale as a Pedestrian Injury Statistic (NYT) Seven Transit Projects […]

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Spiking Gas Prices Mean Savings for Transit Riders (Reuters) Meanwhile, White House Considers Tapping Strategic Reserves (Bloomberg) Rail Dead; Florida Gov. Scott Wants to Dredge Instead (LAT, Transpo Nation) New Transpo Chief on Horizon for San Francisco (Chronicle) In the Midst of Red Ink, Can America Save Its Infrastructure? (Transport Politic) Magazine, DOT Team Up […]

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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 […]

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House Budget Locks in Sequestration, Senate Unveils Its Proposal Today (Transpo Issues Daily) This Could Be the Year For Major Tax Reform (and a Solution to the Transpo Fiscal Cliff?) (WaPo) What the Bike Summit Teaches Us About the State of the Movement (Bike Portland) How Bike Advocates Can Make MAP-21 Work For Them (Bike […]

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The House Transpo Budget Sure Seems Like a Goner (Transpo Issues Daily, Politico) Rick Larsen: House Process Looks Like “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” (The Hill) What the Failure to Pass a Transpo Spending Package Says About the House GOP (TPM) Foxx Heads to Missouri and Wisconsin (The Hill) Former Chicago Mayor Wants to Give Cities […]