Today’s Headlines

  • It’s Election Day! Go Vote!
  • Candidates Silent on Transportation Because They Still Refuse to Deal With Revenue (WaPo)
  • Superstorm Shows Why We Can’t Keep Passing Short-Term Infrastructure Bills (National Journal)
  • How You Can Have Gas Rationing, Mile-Long Lines — And Dropping Gas Prices (Businessweek)
  • Workers at the Factory that Builds NJ Transit Cars Are on Strike (Bloomberg)
  • Flooding, Pestilence: Sandy As Preview to the Global Warming Apocalypse (Switchboard)
  • We’re Out of Time: The Dire Climate Consequences to Oil Addiction (The Hill)
  • Interest in Electric Cars Declining, Based on FoxNews Talking Points (Plug-In Cars, Treehugger)
  • We All Need to Keep Our State DOTs This Accountable In the MAP-21 Era (Bike Portland)
  • Funding or No Funding, Baltimore Pushes Forward With Red Line Design (Sun)
  • Why Isn’t Seattle’s Bike Network Keeping Up With Other Cities? (Seattle Times)

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Obama Details “Fix It First” Goals (NYT, Transpo Nation) …And League of Cities Has Concerns About Funding That Plan (The Hill) WaPo: Virginia’s Transpo Compromise Could Be “Historic” (Though Some Think It’s Out of Touch) Washington State Looks at Gas Tax, Car Tabs, Bike Fees… (Seattle Times) Would That $25 Bike Tax Be “Symbolic”? (Cyclelicious, Bike […]

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Feds Set Post-Sandy Building Standards (TransNat) Will China Be Able to Help With California’s High-Speed Rail? (AP) Project 100: Zappos CEO Wants to See Fewer Cars in Vegas (Grist, Gigaom) Massachusetts Leaders Spar Over Transpo Funding (MassLive, Boston.com) Indy Mayor: “Time to Act” on Stalled Transit Expansion (Indy Star) Atlantic Cities Looks at Improvement Plans for Amtrak’s NE Corridor […]

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The Psychology of Why Driving Turns Us Into Jerks (Slate) How New Jersey Can Lure People Out of Cars (NextCity) Scientist Says Climate Change Contributed to Texas Flooding Disaster (Texas Tribune) “Floating Bus Stops” Can Help Solve Bike-Bus Conflicts (CityLab) Proposal to Hike Tennessee Gas Tax “Not Going Anywhere” (Times Free Press) Maryland County Testing […]

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Mica: Transpo Bill Is “70 to 80% Completed” (Hill) Congressional Budget Deal Eliminates Funding for HSR (USA Today) Despite No New Funding for Illinois HSR, Optimism Remains (MyStateLine) LaHood Confident HSR Funding Can Be Authorized in Future (Medill Reports) Transit and TIGER Funding Preserved in Compromise Spending Bill (T4A) Transit Riders Union Gives Detroit Buses […]

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T&I Chair Bill Schuster Open to “Targeted Tolling” on Highways In “Really Congested Areas” (Herald-Mail) Oregon Legislature’s Transportation Funding Plan Includes a Lot of Freeway Expansions (BikePortland) Conservative Opposition to Increasing Taxes Kills Proposed Louisiana Gas Tax Hike (Advocate) Transportation Is Ripe for a Shake-Up, and That Must Include Changing How We Think About Cars (Frontier Group) […]