Today’s Headlines

  • Mica Set to Grill Amtrak Today (Transpo Nation)
  • Feds OK First Step for California Bullet Train (LAT, Reuters)
  • Transpo Issues Daily Examines Potential $1.5B in Transpo Cuts
  • Virginia Gets Funds for 11 Miles of High-Speed Rail (WaPo, Transpo Nation)
  • Transpo Union Criticizes Romney’s “47 Percent” Line (The Hill)
  • It’s Car-Free Day Sept. 22, But Why Is There No Car-Free WEEK? (Grist)
  • D.C.’s Growing Capital Bikeshare Turns Two Today (WashCycle)
  • NE High-Speed Rail Could Cut Service for Some in Connecticut (The Day)
  • Less Walkable Neighborhood = Higher Risk of Diabetes (Atlantic Cities)
  • Columbus, Mississippi Takes First Dive Into Public Transpo (AP)
  • New Apple Maps Leave Public Transit to Third-Party Apps (TechCrunch)
  • AT&T Chief Exec Says Laws and Enforcement Needed to Curb Motorist Texting (NYT)

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Jerry Brown Signs $8 Billion Bill for CA Bullet Train (Transpo Nation, (Mercury News) LaHood Praises Colorado’s Bus Rapid Transit as Rural Model (Post Independent) Orlando Sentinel Sees Mixed Signals From Mica on I-4 Toll Atlanta Mayor Foresees Victory for Georgia Transpo Tax (The Hill) Seriously? Brookings: Driverless Cars Could Be Better Option Than CA High-Speed […]

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Tracking House Debate Over FY11 Budget Cuts: TIGER, HSR On Chopping Block (T4America) Florida Gov. Would Rather Pay for Roads Than a 90% Paid-For High-Speed Rail Line (NBC) LaHood, Florida Lawmakers Look for a Way Around Scott’s Decision (CBS, Transpo Nation) New York and California to Florida: You Eatin’ That? (The Hill, LAT) The Administration’s […]

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GOP Earmark Ban Will Hurt Rural Areas Most (Brookings, AP, NYT) Outgoing PA Governor Rendell’s Predictions for the Future of Transpo (Transpo Nation) NJ Gov. Christie Warming to ARC Tunnel Substitute (WSJ) Hertz Adopts Bike-Share Model for One-Way Airport Rentals By the Hour (Transpo Nation) Businesses Expand Use of Car-Sharing (NYT) Freight Rail: The Real […]

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Dems Would Take Government Shutdown Over Loss of Funding For Alternative Cars (WaPo) Senate Doesn’t Quite Save High-Speed Rail, But Puts It on Life Support (AP, Bloomberg) Happy Car-Free Day! (WaPo) With Bike Commuting Rates Up Elsewhere, Why Are They Going South in the South? (Atlantic Cities) Montreal’s Pioneering Bikeshare System Struggles With Costs (CS […]

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Vice Chairs, Ranking Members Named for House Transpo Committee (Progressive Railroading) Mica Retains Some Influence (Transpo Nation) Rohit Aggarwala: Ditch the Federal Gas Tax For a Greener Transpo Policy (Bloomberg) NRDC Switchboard: American Public Doesn’t Appreciate “How Little We Actually Pay” for Transpo Transit Supporters Show Up in Force at Indiana Statehouse (Indy Star, RTV6) […]

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It’s Official: Northeast States Free to Compete for High-Speed Rail Funds (Transpo Nation) Bipartisan Support For Infrastructure Bank Grows (NYT, Politico) Sarah Palin: Obama’s Anti-Drilling Mentality the Culprit for Gas Prices (Politico, Facebook) Question: What’s Better Than the Erie Canal? Answer: Trains (The Hill) Transpo Sec. Ray LaHood Fields Questions via YouTube (Fastlane) What’s Amtrak […]