Today’s Headlines

  • House, Senate Leaders Make Last Attempt to Save Transpo Bill by Deadline (AP, Hill)
  • As Transpo Bill Debate Drags On, Cities Are Losing Out (Next American City)
  • U.S. Conference of Mayors Issues Support for Bike-Ped Funding at Annual Meeting (LAB)
  • Salt Lake City Mayor Announces Spring Arrival of Bike Sharing Program (Fox13)
  • Mass. Bay Transit Authority Cleared for $49M Bailout in State Senate (Globe)
  • LaHood “Likes” Detroit’s M1 Light Rail, But No Federal Cash for the Project (DFP)
  • Better News for Projects in Sacto (BizJ), Rochester (D&C), Ft. Lauderdale (BrowardNet)
  • Rhetorical Question: Why Not Build Intelligent Infrastructure? (Reuters)

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Today’s Headlines

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Foxx Touts Environmental Benefits of Obama’s Transpo Bill (Fast Lane) Mobilizing the Region Breaks it Down: MAP-21 vs. GROW AMERICA Senate Panel’s THUD Bill Sets Up Clash With House (The Hill) Congressmen in Chicago Attack Transit Discrimination in Federal Tax Code (Crain’s) DOT Gives Out $123.5M for Passenger Ferry Projects (Marine Log) Study: Who Attempts to Drive […]

Senate’s Draft Transpo Bill Ends Earmarks But Weakens Bike-Ped Programs

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Last Friday, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee released its draft transportation reauthorization bill. With the GOP-controlled House contemplating a national transportation policy designed for maximum fossil fuel consumption, the best opportunities for reform reside in the Senate. While the 600-page draft that came out of Senator Barbara Boxer’s committee includes some key reforms […]

Today’s Headlines

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Mayors Team Up to Press Congress for Action on Transpo Bill (Mass Live) Uncertainty on Bill Already Threatening Projects (The Hill) Illinois Lawmakers Want Full Funding for Rail, Transit (Chicago Sun-Times) GGW: Can the DC Metro System Restore the Public’s Trust? Gov Malloy’s TOD Bill in Connecticut Will Get Retooled (WNPR) In Philly, Transpo Issues Play Undeniable Role […]