Today’s Headlines

  • Boxer Says House GOP Is Standing in the Way of a Bill (WaPo)
  • “I Know You Are But What Am I?” Says Mica (The Hill)
  • Contractors Target Four Republicans in Their Districts, Pressure Them on Bill (The Hill)
  • Mica Speaks Out on Transportation! (Finally) (T&I)
  • Regulating Driving Reduces Car Use 20-30%, Transit Expansion Reduces It Just 2% (Science Direct)
  • The Other Side of the Congestion Pricing Coin: Lotteries (Price Roads)
  • Will CA Bullet Train Really Reach 140 mph? There’s No Proof. (Sac Bee)
  • America Burns 100 Million Calories During Bike Challenge (Bike League)
  • U.S. Report Card Stays At “D” For Infrastructure (Bloomberg)
  • Walkable Neighborhoods Are Less Congested (Switchboard)

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LaHood Calls Transpo Bill “Highway Centric” (Transpo Nation) AFL-CIO Transpo Union Says Romney Needs Economics Lesson (The Hill) Mica: Atlanta Should Pass Transpo Tax If It Wants Fed Dollars (Saporta Report) The Weak Spots of MAP-21 (The Hill) Bullet Train Pumps $100M to San Diego’s Local Projects (North County Times) SFO Plans Bike-Share for Airport […]

Today’s Headlines

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Jerry Brown Signs $8 Billion Bill for CA Bullet Train (Transpo Nation, (Mercury News) LaHood Praises Colorado’s Bus Rapid Transit as Rural Model (Post Independent) Orlando Sentinel Sees Mixed Signals From Mica on I-4 Toll Atlanta Mayor Foresees Victory for Georgia Transpo Tax (The Hill) Seriously? Brookings: Driverless Cars Could Be Better Option Than CA High-Speed […]

Mica Transpo Bill Shrinks Spending 33%, Eliminates Bike-Ped Guarantee

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House Transportation Committee Chair John Mica’s proposed transportation reauthorization bill includes $230 billion over six years, a reduction of 33 percent compared to spending levels in the last multi-year bill. The proposal, which he unveiled at a standing-room-only press event in the committee hearing room today, eliminates any federal guarantee (he calls it a “set-aside”) for […]