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Today’s Headlines

Posted By Katie Pearce On December 6, 2012 @ 9:02 am In Today's Headlines | No Comments

  • High-Speed Rail Brawl Spills Onto House Floor (Politico [1]); LaHood to Testify (C-SPAN [2])
  • Also: LaHood Talks to Obama About Sticking Around (Politico [3])
  • Senate Committee Looks at Hurricane Damage to Transpo Systems (Transpo Nation [4], C-SPAN [5])
  • Mica Bids Goodbye to Chairmanship (The Hill [6])
  • Worker Rights Issues Tie Up Vote on Detroit Transit Authority (MLive [7])
  • Massachusetts Transpo “at a Crisis Stage” (Sentinel and Enterprise [8])
  • HuffPo [9] Column Advocates “Three-Step Mass Transit Program” for Climate Change
  • “Road Usage Charge” Could Replace Gas Tax Altogether in Washington State (NWCN [10])
  • Grist [11] Chats This Morning with “Carbon Zero” Author
  • Minneapolis Wants the Light Rail — But Not the Freight Trains (MinnPost [12])

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[1] Politico: http://www.politico.com/story/2012/12/california-high-speed-rail-brawl-hits-house-floor-84667.html?hp=r1

[2] C-SPAN: http://www.c-span.org/Events/Transportation-Secretary-Testifies-on-High-Speed-Rail-Program/10737436362/

[3] Politico: http://www.politico.com/politico44/2012/12/lahood-im-talking-with-obama-about-staying-151155.html

[4] Transpo Nation: http://transportationnation.org/2012/12/05/senate-hearing-will-detail-hurricane-sandys-transit-damage/

[5] C-SPAN: http://www.c-span.org/Events/Senate-Cmte-Looks-at-Hurricane-Damage-to-Transportation-Systems/10737436361/

[6] The Hill: http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/1095-other/271211-mica-bids-farewell-to-transportation-committee-chairmanship-at-portrait-unveiling-

[7] MLive: http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2012/12/metro_detroit_regional_transit.html

[8] Sentinel and Enterprise: http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/local/ci_22136789/240m-state-transportation-shortfall-means-tough-decisions

[9] HuffPo: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bill-mckibben/think-about-the-transport_b_2247048.html

[10] NWCN: http://www.nwcn.com/home/?fId=182261011&fPath=/news/local&fDomain=10222

[11] Grist: http://grist.org/cities/a-live-chat-with-sustainability-smart-guy-alex-steffen/

[12] MinnPost: http://www.minnpost.com/two-cities/2012/12/minneapolis-likes-southwest-light-rail-concept-not-current-plan

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