Today’s Headlines

  • Transpo Bill Debate All Boils Down to This Week (Trans. Issues Daily)
  • Unwalkable Communities Carry Serious Health Risks (AtlanticCities)
  • How Pennsylvania DOT Wasted $77 Million and Won Two Awards for It (StrongTowns)
  • More Cycling Infrastructure (Still) Key to Safer Streets for All (Metro)
  • Prevailing Attitude Toward California HSR: “Oh, What the Heck.” (NBC San Diego)
  • If Texas (and America) Want European-Style Transpo, Prepare to Pony Up (Statesman)
  • House GOP’s Attack on TIGER Grants Hurts Passenger Rail, Transit (Fiscal Times)
  • NJ Gov. Chris Christie’s New Transpo Bond Bill Skirts His Campaign Promises (NJ.com)
  • egk

    Someone should probably point out to that guy at the Statesman that while Europeans have – over a long period of time – invested more in public transportation infrastructure than we have, they don’t actually pay much more than we do in operating subsidies.  We get less and we pay more.

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Today’s Headlines

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Boxer and Mica Among Transpo Bill “Winners,” But Jury Still Out on Boehner (Hill) Congressman-Cyclist Earl Blumenauer Considers Transpo Bill a Call to Arms (BikePortland) Secretary LaHood Just Grateful That Congress Passed Any Bill at All (Hill) Transpo Bill Compromise, While Necessary, Isn’t Progress (Next Am. City) …And That Means States Have to Pick Up […]

Today’s Headlines: The Oberstar/LaHood Edition

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LaHood revealed his plan to seek a short-term transpo law extension "a half hour before" Oberstar was scheduled to brief reporters on his new transpo bill (AP) Oberstar spokesman: "The chairman is not too pleased …" (NYT) Rep. DeFazio, Oberstar’s partner in crafting a new bill, warns the proposed extension could dilute the benefits of […]

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Obama Pledges Action on Climate Change in State of the Union (Grist) Shuster to Speak at “Let’s Rebuild America” Summit Today (The Hill) Outgoing LaHood Praises Obama’s Attention to Passenger Rail (Politico) Why LaHood Turned Out to Be the Right Pick After All (Reuters) Members Confirmed for Senate Transportation Subcommittee (Transpo Issues Daily) Mica Aims […]

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Transportation Bill Negotiations Running Out of Gas, Transpo Metaphors (Hill) Washington State’s Candidates for Gov. Take Cautious Approach to Transpo (Crosscut) How Slow & Steady Development Can Win the Race in Memphis (Strong Towns) Bikes to Be Allowed on All BART Trains on Fridays in August (Patch) Test Driving Chicago’s Newest Generation of El Car, […]

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Ten Things You Need to Know About the MAP-21 Transportation Bill (T4America) After All That, Mica Doesn’t Even Brag About Transpo Bill In Campaign Ad (The Hill) Villaraigosa Got His America Fast Forward Program But It Still Won’t Fund LA Transit (LAT) Most Transpo Programs Safe From Debt-Ceiling-Era Automatic Budget Cuts — But Not All (TID) End […]

Today’s Headlines

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In Transpo Bill Negotiations, Harry Reid Draws the Line on Keystone Pipeline (Hill) Transportation Issues Daily Says That Kills the Odds of a Transpo Bill in 2012 …But Divisions Within House GOP Are Holding Things Up as Well (Reuters) 100 Years Ago, Jaywalking Didn’t Exist But ‘Technical Homicide’ Did (Atlantic Cities) Exceptions to Maryland’s Three-Foot […]