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A $20 Billion Compromise Could Lead to Passage of the 2011 Budget, Six Months Late (Bloomberg) After a Long Winter of Transit Cuts, Could It Be Springtime in Atlanta? (AJC) Houston Transpo Council Prioritizes Automobiles Over Everything Else (Houston Chronicle) Distracted Driving: A “Vibrant Sector” (Bike Portland) T4America Releases State-by-State Report on Failing Bridges Another […]

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Dems Deal Earmarks a New Blow (Politico) New Urbanism and Landscape Urbanism Square Off (The Globe) GOP Readies Bill to Neutralize EPA Climate Rules (Mother Jones) Meanwhile, Climatologists Tell Pols to Take a Fresh Look at Evidence (Hill) Enforcement — Not Fines — Key to Improving Traffic Safety (B’more Sun) Could Private Funding Kick-Start High-Speed […]

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In California, Plummeting Gas Tax Revenue Hurts Transit Projects (LA Times) Plans Speeding Up for Houston-Dallas High-Speed Rail (Houston Chron) How Will We Wade Through the Politics of Driverless Cars? (Boston Globe) What’s Behind Maryland Gov. Hogan’s Pursuit of Maglev Rail? (WaPo) BRT Could Be the Best Solution for Charleston’s Gridlock (Post and Courier) New NACTO Guide Sees Protected Bike […]

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Congressional field hearing in Chicago brings out the midwest’s biggest high-speed rail backers (WBAY) Local D.C. urbanism blogger (and Streetsblog Network member) David Alpert to testify before congressional committee today on transit safety and funding issues (GGW) GOP Rep. Petri backs VMT fee to ultimately replace the gas tax (Examiner) One big winner in Europe’s […]

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Transpo Advocates, Toll Opponents Praise Proposed Gas Tax Hike (The Hill) Detroit Light Rail Will Proceed, Despite Funding Gap (Detroit News) America’s New Oil Crisis: Crashing Trains (Politico) Fast Lane Looks Back at 100 Years of American Bus Travel So Which Is It: Is Atlanta “Dangerous by Design” or Easily Walkable? (Decaturish) Texas Looks to Emulate Japan […]

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Carper Proposes Nearly Doubling the Gas Tax (The Hill) Private Rail Group Wants High-Speed Link From Chicago to Twin Cities (Post Bulletin) While Another Private Company Wants a Worcester-Providence Line (AP) Boston, North Carolina Get New Transpo Chiefs (Boston Globe, AP) With Hearings Planned for NJ Transit Delays, Telecommuting Offered as Solution (NJ.com, Bloomberg) How $500M Made […]