Today’s Headlines

  • MARTA’s Top Post Draws San Antonio Transit Chief (Atlanta Biz Chronicle)
  • Ex-Board Member Blasts LaHood for Dropping Ball on Silver Line (WAMU, Bacon’s Rebellion)
  • Farm Bureaus Ask to Halt Building on California High-Speed Rail Project (Merced Sun-Star)
  • Things Look Bleak for Rhode Island’s Public Transit Agency (AP)
  • Gas Tax Can Pay for Toxic Cleanup, Rules Washington State Court (Seattle PI, AP)
  • Mobilizing the Region: Stamford Needs to Focus on Transit-Oriented Development
  • “So Much Has Changed” Since Voters Shot Down VA Beach Light Rail in ’99 (Pilot)
  • Revamped Central Rail in New England Could Help Economy, Tourism (The Day)

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New poll finds 83 percent of respondents supporting more federal funding for high-speed rail and transit (HNTB Press via @beyondDC) Investor Carl Icahn is forming a consortium to go after a share of the high-speed rail pie (AP) Federal transportation safety regulators call for national crash-resistance standards for transit cars (Bloomberg) How blue is your […]

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The Federal Transit Administration has catalogued the safety lapses and management troubles at D.C.’s Metrorail transit system in a new audit (WaPo) Many local hiccups remain unresolved in California’s march towards high-speed rail connectivity (AP) The battle to win more access to stimulus business for minority-owned transportation contractors gets an in-depth look (AP) Jack Schramm, […]

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Amtrak Restores Boston-NYC Service (AP) FEMA Covers Emergency Transit Costs (WSJ), With Praise From Democratic Senators (The Hill) Bikes Are Indispensable in Post-Sandy NYC (CNBC) AP: Judge Gives Mixed Ruling on Honolulu Rail Case Bay Area’s Transit Records Beg the Question: Can’t the Beefed-Up Service Just Continue? Memphis Commercial Appeal Urges Voters to Vote Yes […]

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Will the Senate Cave to the House’s Transpo Bill? (The Hill, Fiscal Times) Streetcars Winning Chase for Federal Transit Funds (Roll Call) Maryland Opens Bidding for Purple Line (WaPo) Transit Agencies Get Creative With Real Estate By Rail Lines (WSJ) NACTO Guide Gives Minneapolis Flexibility (MinnPost) High-Speed Rail Could Link Twin Cities, Rochester (AP) Tucson Streetcar […]

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Foxx to Congress: “Show a Little Political Courage” on Highway Trust Fund (Reuters, The Hill) California Senate Leader Proposes Fuel Tax for Transit (AP) Foxx, Shuster, Boxer to Speak at Next Week’s AASHTO Event (Better Roads) In L.A., Feds Commit $670M to Light Rail Connector (L.A. Times) Study: Our Most Vibrant Cities Have the Greatest […]

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How Does Rail Fare in the House Spending Bill? (RT&S) The Battle of the Purple Line Intensifies as Hogan Preps for Office in MD (WaPo) ATU Slams Trucker Safety Setback in Spending Bill (The Hill) 40% Drop in Crude Oil Prices Opens Door for Gas Tax Increase (Bond Buyer) Amtrak Board Chair Pushes Congress for […]