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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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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White House Announces $160M “Smart Cities” Push Including: Making NYC, Tampa Testing Grounds for Driverless Cars (WSJ, TBO) 83 Transpo Advocacy Groups Want Action on Long-Term Transpo Bill (The Hill) Atlanta, Pittsburgh Score Federal Grants for TOD (AJC, Post-Gazette) Paris Attack Prompts House to Look at Rail Security (The Hill) In Philly, SEPTA Head Retires After 30 Years of […]

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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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On the Hill, Another Band-Aid Seems Likely for Transpo Funding (The Hill) Though State Officials Are Still Urging a Long-Term Solution (Bond Buyer) Senate Approves Carlos Monje as Assistant DOT Secretary (Transport Topics) Truckers and Other Interests Buck “Devolution” of Federal Transpo Funding (Land Line) GGW: Tell the Public What’s Going on With the DC Streetcar Today is National […]

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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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House Looks at Six-Year Transpo Bill, as Blumenauer Pushes for Gas Tax Hike (The Hill) For Paul Ryan, Transpo Bill Could Make for Bumpy First Week as Speaker (NYT) Equity Issues Came to the Forefront at This Year’s “Rail~Volution” (NRDC Switchboard) WaPo: Can Metro’s New GM Fix an Ailing System? BRT Poised to Change the […]