Today’s Headlines

  • 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 Cost NYC Transit Nearly $5 Billion (Transpo Nation)
  • Kaid Benfield: Sometimes the NIMBYs Are Right (Switchboard)
  • Four Reasons Free Parking Is Bad For Business (Atlantic Cities)
  • DC, Like the Dutch, Pedals Through the Winter (WaPo)
  • MARTA’s Anti-Nuisance Campaign Misses the Biggest Nuisance: Infrequent Service (AJC)
  • We Already Know Where Seniors Will Be Stranded in 20 Years (Switchboard)

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Why USDOT’s Transit Funding Rule Doesn’t Work and What Could Fix It (Slate) Boehner: GOP Will Tack Keystone Pipeline Onto Transportation Bill (Hill) Gov. Brown: Cap and Trade Fees Will Fund HSR in California (SacBee) Why Conservatives Should Be All Over Smart Growth (Switchboard) Millennials: Affordable Urban Living Is Hard to Find (GGW) The Reason […]

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LaHood Urges Obama to Embrace Gas Tax Increase (HuffPo) Can the Water Bill Serve as Model for Highway Bill Compromise? (Bloomberg) Brookings: Has Suburbanization Doomed the War on Poverty? French Firm to Take Over Running Massachusetts Commuter Rail (Boston Globe) … And How the Transit Chief “Cracked Some Eggs” to Get There (Globe) Could Obamacare […]

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Obama Would Veto House Transportation Budget (The Hill) No Worries, The Senate Won’t Pass the House Bill. This Is What They’ll Be Doing Instead (WaPo) Anthony Foxx’s First Trip as Secretary Focuses on Rail Safety (Fast Lane) Chuck Schumer Wants Climate Adaptation Measures for Rail in Next Transpo Bill (The Hill) Sen. Wicker Pleads for […]

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Supreme Court Upholds Sprawl Fees For Greenfield Development (Switchboard) One Ridiculous Charge Dropped Against Grieving Georgia Mom Raquel Nelson, Two Remain (AJC) House Republican Says Grover Norquist’s Anti-Tax Pledge Is “Paralyzing” Congress (WaPo) Sen. Rand Paul Takes Up Anti-Transpo Enhancement Zealotry Where Coburn Left Off (Courier-Journal) Feds Lay the Groundwork For Detroit-to-Chicago HSR With $196.5 […]

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Despite the claims of Scott Walker et al. who say there is no market for intercity rail, the fact is there are a growing number of private companies offering intercity transportation service. One of them is Megabus. Megabus is cheap. Megabus has free WiFi. Megabus doesn’t frisk you and confiscate your toothpaste. Best of all, […]

What’s Troubling Megabus Haters?

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Despite the claims of Scott Walker et al. who say there is no market for intercity rail, the fact is there are a growing number of private companies offering intercity transportation service. One of them is Megabus. Megabus is cheap. Megabus has free WiFi. Megabus doesn’t frisk you and confiscate your toothpaste. Best of all, […]