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Obama Says He Will Sign Transportation Bill (The Hill) House to Vote Thursday on $305 Billion Transportation Bill (The Hill) Mayors Making Commitments to “Resilience” for COP21 (Next City) DC Ranked Fourth Best City for Transit (WUSA 9) Is Georgia Ready to Leave Behind Its Historic Anti-Transit Position? (AJC) The Stranger Outlines Seattle’s “Big” Plans […]

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LaHood Urges Obama to Embrace Gas Tax Increase (HuffPo) Can the Water Bill Serve as Model for Highway Bill Compromise? (Bloomberg) Brookings: Has Suburbanization Doomed the War on Poverty? French Firm to Take Over Running Massachusetts Commuter Rail (Boston Globe) … And How the Transit Chief “Cracked Some Eggs” to Get There (Globe) Could Obamacare […]

Are Old-Line Environmentalists Asleep at the Wheel?

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Dr. Bill takes to NYC’s streets to tell us about cars and global warming Once a month, Environmental Defense, the venerable environmental organization, posts an "Ask Dr. Bill" video to their web site to answer common environmental questions. Dr. Bill is Bill Chameides, ED’s Chief Scientist. This month Dr. Bill takes to the streets to answer common […]

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An Argument for Dedicated Bike/Ped Safety Funds in the Next Transpo Bill (T4America) Park Service Gives Stupidest Reason Ever For Banning Bike-Share on National Mall (Yglesias) Bad Omen For Transpo Bill? Congress to Pass 21st Extension of FAA Authorization (GovExec) Budget Shortfalls Push States to Bring Roads Back to the Stone Age, Replace Asphalt With […]

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McConnell and Boxer Release Bill Just in Time to Get It Shot Down — For Now (National Journal, Politico) Bill Proposes Selling Oil From Strategic Petroleum Reserve, Assumes 90% Rise in Oil Prices (The Hill) Here Are the Other Pay-Fors in the McConnell-Boxer Bill (The Hill) Foxx: Failure to Build Tunnel Under the Hudson “Almost […]

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Chris Christie Keeps Robbing From Transit to Pay for Roads (NJ.com) Take TomTom Urban Congestion Rankings With a Grain of Salt (CBC) Economist: In Major American Cities, Wealthy Manipulate Land Use Rules to Widen Inequality Albuquerque Activists Trick Mayor With Bike Lane April Fools Prank (KRQU) Facebook’s Flashy New Headquarters Still a Suburban Office Park (Mother Earth News) Bill […]