Today’s Headlines

  • If the Democrats Are the Party of Cities, Why Don’t They Ever Talk About It? (Salon)
  • Narrow Sidewalks Cause Fights: How the Built Environment Affects Crime and Safety (WaPo)
  • Other States Could Copy Texas’ 85-MPH Speed Limit to Raise Toll Revenues (USA Today)
  • Raquel Nelson Loses Appeal; Next Step: Georgia Supreme Court (AP)
  • Design Downtowns For Families (HuffPo)
  • Border-State Infrastructure Suffers Under Two-Year Transpo Bill (San Antonio Express News)
  • Looks Like Charlotte Needed More Than Bike Buses to Provide Adequate Transpo For DNC (Observer)
  • TSTC: More Communities Should Take Advantage of NJDOT’s Bike/Ped Expertise
  • Sunday’s Fact of the Day: Light Rail and Trolleys Are Making a Comeback (Face the Facts USA)
  • Why the Criticism of “Shovel-Ready” Projects in the Stimulus? (WaPo)
  • Op-Ed: Manage Transpo Through Independent Commissions Like Any Other Public Utility (Philly Inquirer)
  • One Person’s Ax to Grind Against “Lycra Louts” and Thuggish Terrorists on Bikes (Daily Mail)

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Wheels Begin Turning on Transportation Bill (Hill) If We Do Pass a Transpo Bill, Does That Mean the System Works? (National Journal) Boehner Sees 1-in-3 Odds GOP Loses Control of House in 2012 (WaPo) Development Policies That Encourage Road-Building Don’t Solve Anything (GGW) Study Shows Public Supports Transpo Spending, But Is Silent About Revenue (WaPo) […]

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House Budget Locks in Sequestration, Senate Unveils Its Proposal Today (Transpo Issues Daily) This Could Be the Year For Major Tax Reform (and a Solution to the Transpo Fiscal Cliff?) (WaPo) What the Bike Summit Teaches Us About the State of the Movement (Bike Portland) How Bike Advocates Can Make MAP-21 Work For Them (Bike […]

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Experts Doubtful That the New Congress Will Pull Off a Transpo Solution By May (WaPo) Tax Policy Center Studies the Variety of State Solutions to the Federal Funding Shortage States and Cities Vote to Pay More for Transpo — Why Can’t Congress? (National Journal) Reps. Blumenauer, McGovern Push for Transit Benefit Parity (The Hill) It’s Time […]

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RIP Car Talk’s Surprisingly Car-Free Tom Magliozzi (Cyclelicio.us) Today, Maryland, Massachusetts and Other States Vote on Transpo Questions (WBAL, Roll Call) Why Are Gas Prices Dropping Below $3 a Gallon? Demand Is Low (NJ.com, CEPR) How New Jersey Transit Will Weather the Next Superstorm (Next City) DC Metro Already Thinks 2015-16 Is Going to Suck for Ridership, Revenues […]

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Shuster Asks for Mayors’ Help in “Educating” Congress on Transpo Funding (The Hill) LA Times Notes “Revolving Door Effect” in NHTSA DC Streetcar System Expected to Bring $18B in Development (WaPo) Vermont (Like Other States) Worries About Transpo Projects (Rutland Herald) … And Smart Growth America Offers Ideas for Innovative Local Solutions (Bacon’s Rebellion) Houston […]

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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 […]