Today’s Headlines

  • Mica: Amtrak Should Get Out of the Commuter Rail Biz (The Hill, Bloomberg)
  • Boxer Pushes for MAP-21 Funding Levels in 2013 (The Hill)
  • AJC Looks at Georgia’s Post-TSPLOST Options
  • Is Maryland County Ready to Join D.C.’s Bike-Share? (Transpo Nation)
  • Chicago Looks to Build Transpo Center Near Union Station (Sun Times)
  • Will Millennials Stay Rooted to Urban Living? (Atlantic Cities)
  • Virginia Beach to Fund “Information Campaign” on Light Rail (Pilot)
  • Strong Towns: Kansas City Streets Have No Cars, But They’re Still Unsafe

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LaHood Calls Transpo Bill “Highway Centric” (Transpo Nation) AFL-CIO Transpo Union Says Romney Needs Economics Lesson (The Hill) Mica: Atlanta Should Pass Transpo Tax If It Wants Fed Dollars (Saporta Report) The Weak Spots of MAP-21 (The Hill) Bullet Train Pumps $100M to San Diego’s Local Projects (North County Times) SFO Plans Bike-Share for Airport […]

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High-Speed Rail Brawl Spills Onto House Floor (Politico); LaHood to Testify (C-SPAN) Also: LaHood Talks to Obama About Sticking Around (Politico) Senate Committee Looks at Hurricane Damage to Transpo Systems (Transpo Nation, C-SPAN) Mica Bids Goodbye to Chairmanship (The Hill) Worker Rights Issues Tie Up Vote on Detroit Transit Authority (MLive) Massachusetts Transpo “at a […]

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Foxx Tells States Their Transpo Funding Is Safe (The Hill) Congress Heads to Vacation After “Groundhog Day” for Transpo (NRDC Switchboard) Light Rail Goes on November Ballot in Austin (Austin-American Statesman) … But the Road/Railway “Bundling” Method Has Seen Mixed Results (Next City) Chicago’s Red, Purple Lines Get $35M for Upgrades (Streetsblog Chicago) Murphy, Fitzpatrick […]

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Will Oil Drilling Revenue Idea Fracture the Harmony of Transpo Committees? (Politico) State of California vs. Everybody, Re: High-Speed Rail (Mercury News) ATU Asks Obama to Address Bus Driver Fatigue (The Hill) Gas Tax Hike Passes in New Hampshire House (Union Leader, Patch) T4America Looks at Maryland’s Approach to Transpo Funding Google Maps Improves Live Transit […]

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Senate Looks at Transpo Spending Next Week (AP, The Hill) Amtrak Slows NE Trains in Heat Wave (The Hill) Along Metro North Route in CT, About Half the Towns Are Ready for TOD (Stamford Advocate) Charlotte, NC, Breaks Ground on Light Rail Extension (AP) Union Fights D.C.’s Plan to Privatize Some Transit Routes (WaPo) Massachusetts […]

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Mica Points Finger at Dems for Failing Transpo Workers (The Hill) Georgia Moves on to Plan B After T-SPLOST Debacle (AJC) The Short-Term Benefit of the California Bullet Train: Jobs (Press-Enterprise) Chicago Area Plays “Three-Dimensional Chess” With Transit Funds (Tribune) New Jersey Dems Tout Amtrak’s Record Numbers (The Hill) DC Metro Unveils Spiffy New Rail […]