Today’s Headlines

  • This Morning: LaHood Makes “Major Announcement” on TIFIA Loans (The Hill)
  • Creative Ways to Use Federal Funds for Bike Projects (BikeLeague)
  • FTA’s New Oversight Should Make for Safer Commutes (The Hill)
  • Miami Gets Train-to-Plane Connection, After 28 Years (Miami Herald)
  • Creative Loafing: It’s Not Perfect, But T-SPLOST Deserves a Yes
  • High-Speed Rail Critics Bail on Ballot Measure, May Choose Litigation (Sac Bee)
  • Philly’s SEPTA Named Top U.S. Transit Agency (Despite Skeptics) (Philly.com)
  • Mural Declares Portland “America’s Bicycle Capital” (TreeHugger)
  • VA Group Proposes “Steel Interstate” Rail from Memphis to PA (Hunstville Times)
  • Who’s Tops in European Bike-Sharing? (Atlantic Cities)

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Study: Global Shift to Cycling Would Make a Huge Difference for Climate Change (Take Part) New York, Connecticut Lawmakers Fight for Northeast Transit Funds (Times Union, CT Post) Buried Within the Transpo Bill: A Windfall for Tech (Bloomberg) America’s Top Transit Systems Grapple With $102B Repair Backlog (CityLab) Feds, Amtrak Agree to Fund Half of Hudson […]

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Foxx Warns of Delays to State Transportation Funding (The Hill) … And Downplays U.S. DOT’s Proposal to Allow Interstate Tolling (Land Line) Everybody Tiptoes Around the Gas Tax (Trucking Info) NRDC Switchboard Outlines Top Provisions in Grow America Act Amtrak CEO: A Hudson River Tunnel Might Have to Be Shut Down in Less Than 20 Years […]

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Congress and the White House are Fixing for a Fight on High-Speed Rail Funding (WSJ) LaHood Talks Rail With MD Governor, Says HSR Will Be Developed Piecemeal (Baltimore Sun) Obama Doesn’t Need to Lobby Congress on Rail Investment, The States Will Do It For Him (HuffPo) Conservatives Launch Effort to Defund What Remains of Stimulus […]

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Minneapolis-St. Paul Light Rail to Start Rolling in June (StarTribune) GGW: Did Virginia Pull a Bait and Switch with New Transpo Funds? WaPo Catches on to the Fact That DOTs Consistently Overestimate How Much We’ll Drive Building Urban Roads = Low Return on Investment (Planetizen) LaHood Becomes Law Firm Adviser (Chicago Trib, WSJ) Why Is America Going […]

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Commuter Rail Could Return to Miami in 2014 (HuffPo) Nashville Mayor: City Must Invest in Transit (Tennessean) Can Millennials’ Multi-Modal Transpo Habits Translate to Stronger Advocacy? (Bike League) Virginia Needs to Stop Building Bypasses and Start Improving Existing Streets (GGW) Cincinnati Passenger Rail Gets Key Approvals (Progressive Railroading) Denver’s Bike-Share Membership Mainly White (Transpo Nation) […]

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Employees Union Presses House to Restore Commuter Tax Break (The Hill) Overhaul Proposed for DC Transportation as DDOT Chief Departs (WaPo) Future Funds for DC Metro in Jeopardy After Mismanagement (The Hill) Minneapolis Light Rail Debate Hinges on Equity (Minn Post) Will Houston Warm to Light Rail? (Atlantic Cities) Meanwhile, Houston Bike Commuting on the Rise […]