Today’s Headlines

  • NYT Chides Republicans For Blocking Infrastructure Investment
  • Maybe the Auto Bailout Didn’t Win Obama the Election After All (WaPo)
  • Shuster‘s “All-of-the-Above” Strategy For Transpo Funding (Patriot-News)
  • Mica Insists on Light Rail Extension to LAX (KPCC)
  • Michael Dukakis Recalls the Massachusetts Ban on Highway Building, Suggests an Encore (Globe)
  • If Only CA’s Rail Plan Were Moving Ahead as Smoothly as This Private One in Florida (Sun-Sentinel)
  • Strib: Time For Minneapolis to Get With the Program, Accelerate Transit
  • Bike Ridership Explodes in DC, But Most Cyclists Are Still Dudes (WTOP)
  • Why the Transit Commuter Next to You Is Disproportionately Likely to Be Female (Transpo Nation)
  • A Grad Student’s Plea For Value Capture to Fund Chicago Transit (Triple Pundit)
  • Pennsylvania Transpo Plan Shouldn’t Try to Choose Between Highways and Transit (Times-Tribune)
  • Welcome, Cyclists: Michigan Gives Generous Highway Space to Bikes (BikePortland)

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What Kind of Transpo Secretary Will Anthony Foxx Be?

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Later today President Obama is expected to nominate Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx to replace Ray LaHood as transportation secretary. The last time we reported about Foxx, the North Carolina Legislature was trying to thwart his plans to pursue a streetcar and light rail expansion at the same time. Speaking to the Washington Post, an anonymous White […]

What Kind of Transpo Secretary Will Anthony Foxx Be?

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Later today President Obama is expected to nominate Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx to replace Ray LaHood as transportation secretary. The last time we reported about Foxx, the North Carolina Legislature was trying to thwart his plans to pursue a streetcar and light rail expansion at the same time. Speaking to the Washington Post, an anonymous White […]

Today’s Headlines

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LaHood Calls Transpo Bill “Highway Centric” (Transpo Nation) AFL-CIO Transpo Union Says Romney Needs Economics Lesson (The Hill) Mica: Atlanta Should Pass Transpo Tax If It Wants Fed Dollars (Saporta Report) The Weak Spots of MAP-21 (The Hill) Bullet Train Pumps $100M to San Diego’s Local Projects (North County Times) SFO Plans Bike-Share for Airport […]

Today’s Headlines

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Foxx Takes a Road Trip to Drum Up Support for Obama’s Transpo Plan (Transport Topics, AP) DOT: Highway Trust Fund Will Dry Up by August (The Hill) How Are States Responding to the Funding Gridlock? (Governing) New Orleans Group Rallies for Central Transit Hub (Times-Picayune) L.A. Metro Recommends Two Familiar Contractors for Downtown Rail Connection (LA Times) […]

Today’s Headlines

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Senate Committee Restores Tax Break for Transit Commuters (The Hill, Gov Exec) Providence, RI, Keeps Trying for Streetcar (Railway Age) Bike-Share to Hit Seattle This Summer (Seattle Times) Latin America’s Urbanization Needs Innovative Thinking (UK Guardian) With New Transpo Funds in Hand, Pennsylvania Finalizes Projects (AP) After 43 Years, Amtrak Returns to St. Paul’s Union […]

Today’s Headlines

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Deficit Commission Recommends Higher Gas Tax and Limited Highway Spending (Transpo Nation) Even the Deficit Commission Can’t Agree on the Deficit Commission’s Proposals (Politico) Voinovich Working on a Way for Ohio Gov Kasich to Spend HSR Funds on Roads (Plain Dealer) Republicans Shutting Down House Committee on Climate and Energy (The Hill) DOT Celebrates Rosa […]