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)