Today’s Headlines

  • More Development in Walkable Urban Neighborhoods Benefits Everybody (GGW)
  • Clinton Makes It Simple: Fuel Efficiency Saves You Money (The Hill)
  • More About Chicago’s New Pedestrian Safety Plan (Tribune)
  • … But Chicago’s Got Nothing on Florianópolis, Brazil’s Hilarious Ped Initiative (VIDEO) (Atlantic Cities)
  • A Tax to Fund Transit Won’t Kill As Many Jobs As No Tax to Fund Transit (HuffPo)
  • To End Congestion, Stop Driving Like an Idiot (Toronto Star, via Atlantic Cities)
  • Would Driverless Cars Clear the Way For Better Bike Infrastructure? (Bacon’s Rebellion)
  • Bitter Irony: Freight Rail Expansion Fueled By Expanded Oil Exploration (UPI)
  • What Really Makes a City Resilient to Disasters? (Atlantic Cities)

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Rep. Denham Vows to Keep Blocking California Bullet Train (The Hill) LaHood Heading to Detroit for Light-Rail Announcement  (Detroit Free Press, AP) In D.C., LaHood Says “Things Look Good” for Silver Line Loan (Transpo Nation) More Gas Tax Talk As States Grapple With Budget Woes: PA, MI, NH, WY… Kansas City to Vote Today on Moving Funds to Multi-Modal […]

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Coburn Compromises, FAA & Surface Transpo Extension Passes Senate 92-6 (Politico, The Hill) Mica: These Must Be the Last Extensions For These Bills (T & I) Obama Picks Crumbling Bridge in Boehner/McConnell Territory to Make Infrastructure Pitch (TPM) Hey Drivers: You’ll Like Transit More Than You Think You Will (It’s Psychologically Proven) (Atlantic Cities) Shocker: […]

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Goodbye, Ray LaHood  (AP) LaHood Makes Bold Predictions, Takes Parting Shots on HuffPo T4America, Bike Portland Look Back at His Legacy Possible Successors: Antonio Villaraigosa, Jennifer Granholm …? (The Hill) Atlantic Cities: Five Ways LaHood’s Replacement Will Have to Follow His Lead Virginia Legislators: Raise the Gas Tax (GGW) NJ Transit to Make Big Hire (NJ.com, […]

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Today: Anthony Foxx’s Big Job Interview (WaPo) Should the Feds Subsidize Long-Distance Rail? (The Hill) Minnesota Transpo Bill Falls Short for Transit (MPR) Connecticut Rail Goes Back to Normal After Friday Crash (AP) Draft Budget in NC Sets Up Barriers for Transit (Herald Sun) The Cost of Sprawl, in Numbers (Atlantic Cities, Bacon’s Rebellion) Milwaukee Downtown […]

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Governing Asks Six Transportation Policy Questions for 2013 Shuster Sees Compromise for Amtrak Funding (The Hill), and Won’t Rule Out Gas Tax (Bloomberg) Future Amtrak Will Be “More Like a Business and Less Like a Government Agency” (USA Today) EPA Honors Seven Smart Growth Projects (Switchboard) More on Why States Aren’t Using Flex Funds for […]

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President Obama Re-elected to Second Term (WaPo) Environmentalists Hope For More Action on Climate Change This Time Around (SF Chronicle) An Eight-Step Plan For America’s Cities in the Next Four Years (Atlantic Cities) John Mica Re-elected (WKMG Local 6) Pro-Rail Candidate Comes From Behind to Be Elected Mayor of Honolulu (Star Advertiser) LA’s Measure J […]