Today’s Headlines

  • Shuster Faces a “Mountain of Expectations” as Transpo Chair (Politico)
  • Florida Gives Go-Ahead to Privately Run Orlando-Miami Rail (Reuters)
  • Unions Praise Sen. Inouye’s Transportation Legacy (The Hill)
  • Grist Chats with Jeff Speck, Author of “Walkable City”
  • Can Riding a Bike Can Lead to a Happier Brain? (The Independent)
  • Ann Arbor Wants to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions 90 Percent by 2050
  • Without Dedicated Funds from Maryland, the Purple Line’s a Goner (Gazette)
  • Portland Stalls on Report on New Transpo Revenue (Oregonian)
  • D.C.’s Capital Bikeshare to Expand by 30 Percent This Winter (Transpo Nation)

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California Farmers Settle in High-Speed Rail Case (Reuters), But More Delays Could Be Ahead (WaPo) CDC: 47,000 Pedestrian Deaths Between 2001 and 2010 (Atlantic Cities) Metro Detroit Tops Nation in Job Sprawl (MLive, Yahoo) Cost of Car Ownership Rose by 2 Percent Last Year (Next City) In Minnesota, Lots of Debate Over How to Fund Transpo […]

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In Sprawling Atlanta, Pols Call for Better Transit, Bike Infrastructure, and More (AJC) Does Obama Have the Chutzpah to Push for Infrastructure? (The Transport Politic) Gas Prices Rising But Still a Bargain (ABC, Flowing Data) Can a New Light Rail Line Help Unite the Divided City of Jerusalem? (Transpo Nation) A Mere Sliver of the Federal […]

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Shuster Seeks to Head Transpo Committee, Even If Mica Wants to Stick Around (Hill, Nat’l Journal) Whoever It Is, the Next Chair Faces Transpo Funding Quandary (Bloomberg) Center for Transportation Excellence Offers Rundown of Transpo Ballot Measures Transit Advocates Claim 70 Percent Success Rate on Election Day (Hill) The Shifting Transportation Needs of Baby Boomers (AP) […]

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House Republicans Punt 9th Transpo Extension for 2nd Time in 24 Hours (Politico) GOP Rep. Asks: If We’re Out of Money for Transpo, Why Spend $10B/Mo. in Afghanistan? (Hill) Rasmussen Report Finds 48 Percent of Americans Think Feds Should Drop Gas Tax Rep. DeFazio: House GOP “Hate America,” Hate Idea of National Transportation System (Hill) […]

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Mica Set to Grill Amtrak Today (Transpo Nation) Feds OK First Step for California Bullet Train (LAT, Reuters) Transpo Issues Daily Examines Potential $1.5B in Transpo Cuts Virginia Gets Funds for 11 Miles of High-Speed Rail (WaPo, Transpo Nation) Transpo Union Criticizes Romney’s “47 Percent” Line (The Hill) It’s Car-Free Day Sept. 22, But Why […]

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CT, MA Get $121 Million From the Feds for High Speed Rail Line (AP) Florida, Other States Also Closer to HSR Future — Barring GOP Victory (Transport Politic, CNBC) Neal Peirce Shares Some HSR Lessons From Shanghai (Citiwire) Auto Interests Whining They’re Not Getting Enough of the TIGER II Pie (Infrastructurist) DOT, EPA Propose First-Ever Emissions […]