Today’s Headlines

  • The Fiscal Cliff Could Lead to a Recession That Would Reduce VMT, Transpo Use (Reuters)
  • Fiscal Cliff Tax Overhaul Should Include Blumenauer’s Commuter Tax Reform (Mobilizing the Region)
  • Election Fallout: Could Sen. Barbara Boxer Leave the EPW Committee Chair? (Bike League)
  • Politicians Fiddle While the Planet Burns 4 Degrees Hotter (Salon)
  • Bud Wright to Lead AASHTO After a Long Career of Building Highways
  • Congress Reads Silver Line Bosses the Riot Act For Corrupt Practices (Transpo Nation)
  • VA Gov. McDonnell Considers Plan to Index Gas Tax to Inflation (Fredericksburg.com)
  • Kaid Benfield Speaks His Mind in Support of DC Height Restrictions (Atlantic Cities)
  • DC Proposes Paying For Lower Speeding Tickets By Cutting Affordable Housing (GGW)
  • With Pro-Rail Mayor Elected, Honolulu Receives $1.55B in Federal Money For Transit Line (KHON2)
  • Slower Recovery NJ Transit’s Fault? (Transpo Nation)
  • Smart Growth Is For the Birds (Phys.org)

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House Budget Locks in Sequestration, Senate Unveils Its Proposal Today (Transpo Issues Daily) This Could Be the Year For Major Tax Reform (and a Solution to the Transpo Fiscal Cliff?) (WaPo) What the Bike Summit Teaches Us About the State of the Movement (Bike Portland) How Bike Advocates Can Make MAP-21 Work For Them (Bike […]

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Fiscal Cliff Deal Suddenly Doesn’t Seem So Impossible (WaPo) Conservatives Freak Out About Post-Sandy Transpo Spending (National Review, Heritage) Why Telework Bombed Among Federal Employees (Federal Times) Train Travel Makes a Comeback (MSN Money) Alaska Won’t Destroy Nature Refuge to Reduce Paralyzing 3-Minute Congestion Delays (ADN) Crowd-Sourced Transpo Apps Make Transit Riders Happy, Encourage Distracted Driving […]

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Shuster May Be Less Partisan Than Mica as Transpo Chair (Next American City) “Fiscal Cliff” Conversation Includes Mortgage Interest Deductions (WaPo) What Does Shuster’s Leadership Mean for Pennsylvania? (Record Herald) Detroit Transit Legislation Moves to the Hard Part (HuffPo) NJ Senator: Sandy Was “Largest Mass Transit Disaster in Our Nation’s History” (Transpo Nation) Grist: Chapter […]

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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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Jerry Brown Signs $8 Billion Bill for CA Bullet Train (Transpo Nation, (Mercury News) LaHood Praises Colorado’s Bus Rapid Transit as Rural Model (Post Independent) Orlando Sentinel Sees Mixed Signals From Mica on I-4 Toll Atlanta Mayor Foresees Victory for Georgia Transpo Tax (The Hill) Seriously? Brookings: Driverless Cars Could Be Better Option Than CA High-Speed […]

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More on That Unexpected Benefit for Transit Commuters in the Fiscal Cliff Deal (SF Examiner, TransNat) Other “Weird Parts” of the Bill Include Rail Repair, Electric Scooters… (WaPo) Five Sustainability Stories to Watch in 2013 (NRDC Switchboard) Gov. Christie Defends NJ Transit’s Actions During Sandy (NJ.com) … And Skewers House GOP on Sandy Aid (The Hill) […]