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Today’s Headlines

Posted By Katie Pearce On December 13, 2012 @ 8:58 am In Today's Headlines | No Comments

  • House [1] and Senate [2] Transpo Committees Take Shape (The Hill)
  • Mica: “Don’t Give Me This ‘Not Bipartisan’ Crap” (Politico [3])
  • Maryland Leaders Push for Gas Tax Hike, Because State Needs “Huge Infusion of Cash” (Sun [4]WaPo [5])
  • LaHood Touts Benefits of D.C. Silver Line (The Hill [6])
  • A Taste of Mass Transit Leads to Wanting More (Atlantic Cities [7])
  • About 40 Percent of American Transit Commuters Are White (Transpo Nation [8])
  • Minnesota Gets New Transit Chief With Bus Background (StarTribune [9], MPR [10])
  • Star-Ledger [11]: NJ Transit Was Stupid With Sandy, But New Bus Program Is Smart
  • Court Decision Coming Soon for Honolulu Rail Lawsuit (Hawaii News Now [12])
  • Reno Activists Make Progress on Bikeable Streets (Shareable [13])
  • Houston Transportation Ranks Both High and Low With Sierra Club (Chron [14])

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[1] House: http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/1095-other/272579-shuster-names-new-gop-members-of-house-transportation-committee

[2] Senate: http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/1095-other/272607-blumenthal-joins-senate-commerce-science-and-transportation-committee-

[3] Politico: http://www.politico.com/story/2012/12/mica-democratic-gripes-about-partisanship-are-crap-84987.html#ixzz2EwFOAXTw

[4] Sun: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/politics/blog/bal-transportation-summit-pushes-for-new-revenue-20121212,0,2012220.story

[5] WaPo: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/md-politics/local-officials-call-for-huge-infusion-of-transportation-funding-from-maryland/2012/12/12/10755b0a-447e-11e2-8061-253bccfc7532_story.html

[6] The Hill: http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/public-transit/272513-lahood-touts-dc-silver-line-as-a-gold-star-project

[7] Atlantic Cities: http://www.theatlanticcities.com/commute/2012/12/even-american-drivers-mass-transit-more-they-think/4142/

[8] Transpo Nation: http://transportationnation.org/2012/12/12/charts-whites-ride-transit-less-often-than-everyone-else/

[9] StarTribune: http://www.startribune.com/politics/statelocal/183174701.html?refer=y

[10] MPR: http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2012/12/12/politics/new-mndot-commissioner-charlie-zelle-jefferson-lines/

[11] Star-Ledger: http://blog.nj.com/njv_editorial_page/2012/12/nj_transit_screwed_up_badly_on.html

[12] Hawaii News Now: http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/20331942/decision-on-honolulu-rail-lawsuit-expected-soon

[13] Shareable: http://www.shareable.net/blog/reno-activists-demand-bikeable-streets-and-get-them

[14] Chron: http://blog.chron.com/thehighwayman/2012/12/sierra-club-agrees-that-houston-transportation-is-stop-and-go/

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