Today’s Headlines

  • Congress Goes Back and Forth About Transpo Funding, Leaves Town (Transpo Issues Daily)
  • Remember When Infrastructure Investment Was Bipartisan? What Happened? (Transpo Nation)
  • How John Mica Pulled Off the Impossible and Failed Miserably (DC Velocity) (*See corrections)
  • MAP-21’s Silver Lining: Local Control Over Bike/Ped Funds (Politico)
  • Walkable Urbanism in the Sterile Suburbs Is No Kind of Urbanism at All (Salon)
  • High-Speed Rail Showdown: Orski vs. Schank (WSJ)
  • An Ethical and Mathematical Plea to Save School Busing (Ann Arbor Chronicle)
  • Architects Don’t Know Anything About Cities, Even When They Design Them (Guardian)
  • If China Is the Epicenter of Bicycle Culture, Why Is Hong Kong So Far Behind? (News.com.au)
  • More Cars Create Pressure for Indonesia to Build More Places for Them to Drive (Jakarta Globe)
  • The Next 2.3 Billion People in the World Will Live in Cities — Here’s Where (Nature)

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LaHood: Transit’s Breaking Records, But There’s “More Work to Do” (Transpo Issues Daily) With White House Ambitions, O’Malley Takes Gamble With Gas Tax (BuzzFeed) WaPo: Time to Stop Tinkering With Virginia Transpo Bill NJ Transit Will Be Just About Back to Pre-Sandy Service By March 24 (Asbury Park Press) Despite Records, Some Transit Systems See […]

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Leadership Shift Likely for House Transpo Committee (Transpo Issues Daily) Many Taxpayers Have No Clue How Much They Pay Toward Transpo (WaPo) Car-Sharing Evolves From “Quirky Market Niche” to Big-Time Industry (Atlantic Cities) California Bullet Train Agency Lowers Risk of Cost Overruns (LAT) Starting Today, Congress for New Urbanism Convenes in Salt Lake City (SL Trib) As […]

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Dems Deal Earmarks a New Blow (Politico) New Urbanism and Landscape Urbanism Square Off (The Globe) GOP Readies Bill to Neutralize EPA Climate Rules (Mother Jones) Meanwhile, Climatologists Tell Pols to Take a Fresh Look at Evidence (Hill) Enforcement — Not Fines — Key to Improving Traffic Safety (B’more Sun) Could Private Funding Kick-Start High-Speed […]

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More Oil and Gas Drilling Won’t Do Much to Keep U.S. Energy Prices Down (NYT) Smart Growth Leader: We Need to Retire the Word “Urbanism” (Atlantic Cities) LaHood Skips DNC (The Hill) “People-Powered Buses” Help Convention Transpo (Earth Techling) HuffPo: All Development Is Not Equal, When It Comes to Jobs Smart Growth Fail: Treasury Department […]

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First House, Now Senate: Another Transpo Spending Bill Sinks (Politico, Transpo Issues Daily) How McConnell Went Up Against Collins to Block the Bill (Politico, The Hill) NRDC‘s Deron Lovaas’ Seussian Take on the Failed House Bill: “Oh, the Places You Won’t Go” … But Boehner Thinks Votes Are There for September (The Hill) Foxx Talks About […]

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Obama’s EPA Pick Has Smart Growth Roots (Atlantic Cities) Bike League Says Capitol Hill “Already Gets It” With Cycling …While Bike Portland Looks at How the Bike Industry Can Wield More Influence Raising the Gas Tax: Everybody’s Doing It (NRDC Switchboard) Does Modern-Day Urbanism = Trickle Down Economics? (Chicago Mag, Urbanophile) Transpo Funding: Maryland vs. Virginia (GGW) Baltimore Sun Calls Maryland […]