Today’s Headlines

  • 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 to Gas Tax
  • Don’t Underestimate the Value of Mapping Tools (The City Fix)

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Amtrak Resumes Some Northeast Service (AP, Reuters) New Jersey Transit Suspended Until Further Notice (AP, Transpo Nation) NYC Sees “Small Sign of Normalcy”: People Waiting at Bus Stops (AP, The Hill) LaHood “Quick Releases” $13M to New York and Rhode Island (Trucking Info) Philly Defends Transit Shutdown In Light of Mild Impact from Sandy (Inquirer) Transportation Issues […]

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Is the recession really easing? Not for many transport and construction companies (Reuters) LaHood cruises on mag-lev train during visit to Japan (AP, Bloomberg) A look at the local ramifications of the auto-bike culture clash (CNN) Debate erupts in D.C. after transit union calls for 40mph maximum speeds on local rail, citing safety concerns (WashPost […]

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Is Chicago’s Infrastructure Trust a Good Model For a National Bank? (Demos) Note to Newly Elected State Officials: Job #1 Is to Kick Your State’s Oil Addiction (Switchboard) One Anti-Gas-Tax Crusader Is Losing Power, Another Just Got Re-elected President (TID) Scott Walker: Let’s Keep Building Roads and Not Paying For Them (AP) Superstorm Sandy Will […]

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California High-Speed Rail Aligns With Amtrak to Increase Buying Power (KPCC, AP) Oregon vs. Virginia: Governing Looks at Two Approaches to the Gas Tax Transpo Budget Gap Widens in Vermont (VT Digger, VPR) No BRT in the U.S. Meets the “Gold” Standard (GGW) Transit Repairs Get Renewed Attention (Stateline) Navigating the NYC Transpo System in […]

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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 […]

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“New Starts” to Boost Chicago Transit (AP, Chicago Trib) Shuster Rearranges House Transit Committee (The Hill) $2.4B Transpo Bill Clears Pennsylvania House, Heads to Senate (Post-Gazette, Inquirer) Lawmakers Raise Questions, Concerns About Driverless Cars (The Hill) Utah Offers Model for Transpo Lobbying (SL Trib) Streetcar Plans Move Forward in Minneapolis (StarTrib) Wichita Transit System Runs Short […]