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Today’s Headlines

Posted By Katie Pearce On November 9, 2012 @ 8:55 am In Today's Headlines | No Comments

  • Shuster Seeks to Head Transpo Committee, Even If Mica Wants to Stick Around (Hill [1], Nat’l Journal [2])
  • Whoever It Is, the Next Chair Faces Transpo Funding Quandary (Bloomberg [3])
  • Center for Transportation Excellence [4]¬†Offers Rundown of Transpo Ballot Measures
  • Transit Advocates Claim 70 Percent Success Rate on Election Day (Hill [5])
  • The Shifting Transportation Needs of Baby Boomers (AP [6])
  • Transportation Systems Face Big Costs to Beef Up Severe-Weather Defenses (Reuters [7])
  • Virginia Could Move to Performance-Based Transit Funding (Daily Press [8])
  • How an Exurban Office Park Nurtures a “Culture of Public Transit” (Atlantic Cities [9])
  • Some Want Connecticut’s Transpo Boss to Make Better Sell for Bus-Only Corridor (AP [10])
  • Barcelona Could Raise Bike-Share Fees by 116 Percent (TreeHugger [11])

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[1] Hill: http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/1095-other/266891-shuster-confident-in-tai-bid-despite-possible-mica-waiver-request

[2] Nat’l Journal: http://influencealley.nationaljournal.com/2012/11/shuster-seeking-transportation.php

[3] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-09/obama-s-next-transportation-chief-faces-highway-funding-quandary.html

[4] Center for Transportation Excellence: http://www.cfte.org/elections.

[5] Hill: http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/infrastructure/266785-advocates-claim-70-percent-success-rate-for-transportation-referendums-in-2012-elections

[6] AP: http://www.seattlepi.com/living/article/Aging-boomers-present-transportation-challenges-4020499.php

[7] Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/08/storm-sandy-transporation-idUSL1E8M8JAO20121108

[8] Daily Press: http://articles.dailypress.com/2012-11-08/news/dp-nws-transit-funding-20121108_1_transit-systems-transit-agencies-hampton-roads-transit

[9] Atlantic Cities: http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2011/04/how-to-create-a-culture-of-public-transit-the-marci-option/237183/

[10] AP: http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Promotion-of-Conn-bus-only-corridor-faulted-4019805.php

[11] TreeHugger: http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/enough-public-bike-sharing-says-barcelonas-city-council-get-your-own-bicycles.html

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