Today’s Headlines

  • Trains, Planes Grind to a Halt as Sandy Approaches East Coast (CNN)
  • States, Not Feds, Will Increasingly Pick Up the Bill For Infrastructure (WaPo)
  • IMF: Adaptability Is Key to Avoid the Economic Shocks of Peak Oil (WaPo)
  • Sen. Vitter Brings Home the Bacon to Louisiana in the Form of MAP-21 (Shreveport Times)
  • Ohio Gov. Kasich Says Obama’s Auto Bailout Wasn’t All That Awesome (The Hill)
  • NC Triangle Transportation Plan Wouldn’t Solve All the Area’s Problems (Chapel Hill News)
  • Advocates Rally For Gas Tax Hike in Memphis (Commercial Appeal)
  • Canada Considers Smart-Sizing Parking Spaces (Globe and Mail)

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House Amtrak Bill Proposes Slashing Operating Support, Reinvesting in Northeast (Gannett, The Hill) Latest Cost Estimate for Maryland’s Purple Line Rises by $56M (WaPo) Foxx to Make Funding Announcement in Asheville (Citizen-Times) Poll: 79% of Americans Support Increasing Tolls to Pay for Transpo (The Hill) All Aboard Florida Critics Have to Accept the Train Is Leaving […]

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McConnell Dashes All Hopes: No Long-Term Bill, No Gas Tax Hike, Hello Extension (WaPo, Politico) Obama’s “Patience Is Running Low,” Could Veto Extension (The Hill) “We Made This Easy For You; Just Pass the Bill We Wrote,” Foxx Tells Congress (The Hill) Top Finance Committee Members Introduce Plan to Fund Transpo With Corporate Tax Reform […]

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White House Affirms Obama’s Strong Preference for Long-Term Transpo Fix (The Hill) As GOP Rep Proposes Bill to Increase Gas Tax, Paul Ryan Rules It Out (The Hill, Market Watch) DOT’s Infrastructure Snapshot of All 50 States “Not Pretty” (Fast Lane) Eno Center in WaPo: Follow Reagan’s Example on Transpo Investment The Long-Delayed DC Streetcar Gets […]

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Senate Looks at Transpo Spending Next Week (AP, The Hill) Amtrak Slows NE Trains in Heat Wave (The Hill) Along Metro North Route in CT, About Half the Towns Are Ready for TOD (Stamford Advocate) Charlotte, NC, Breaks Ground on Light Rail Extension (AP) Union Fights D.C.’s Plan to Privatize Some Transit Routes (WaPo) Massachusetts […]

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Senate Panel Backs $100M for Modernizing Chicago’s Red, Purple Lines (Chicago Trib) Newly Appointed NJ Transit Chief Backs Out of Job (NYT, NJ.com) In DC, Is WMATA Riders’ Advocacy Group Done For? (WaPo) California High-Speed Rail Officials Tweak Business Plan (AP) NACTO Offers Guidance on Where to Place Bike-Share Stations (Next City) Uber Reaches Settlement in Driver Status Suits in California, Massachusetts […]

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Transit Know-Nothing John Mica Could Become the Next U.S. Transpo Secretary (Florida Politics) Trump’s Transpo Transition Pick Is All About Building Roads (Curbed) Transportation Issues to Track During the Lame Duck Session (The Hill) Sound Transit Vows to Move Quickly on the $54B Package Voters Approved (Puget Sound Biz Journal) What $2.8B Could Do for Atlanta Transit (Next City) California High-Speed Rail […]