Today’s Headlines

  • Will the Fiscal Cliff Deal Make It Harder to Raise the Gas Tax? (Transpo Issues Daily)
  • LaHood to Announce $135M for Light Rail in Sacramento Today (Sacramento Bee)
  • Carbon Tax Gains Traction in Washington State (Northwest Public Radio)
  • More Midwesterners Hopping City-to-City By Train (Post-Tribune)
  • Swiss Company Has “Inside Track” on Light Rail Technology in Texas (Star-Telegram)
  • Massachusetts House Speaker Names Transpo as Top Priority (Taunton Gazette)
  • San Joaquin to Pay Up for Mistakes With Bus Emissions (Recordnet)
  • Commercial Appeal: With Light Rail Off the Table, BRT’s the Right Choice for Memphis
  • D.C. Program Aims to Encourage More Women Cyclists (Examiner)
  • Daily Beast Looks Inside China’s High-Speed Rail “Triumph”

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House Gets to Work Tomorrow on Transpo Spending Bill (The Hill) Unrest in Egypt –> Soaring Gas Prices in U.S. (Boston Globe, LAT) A New Era of Rail Station Construction Is Dawning (UrbanLand) Boston Budget Battle Centers on Gas Tax (Boston Herald, AP) Michelle Obama to Kids: Walk to School Instead of Taking the Bus […]

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More Chatter About Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx as the Next Transpo Secretary (Charlotte Observer) Oregon Governor: Columbia River Crossing Will Die Without Light Rail (Seattle Times) Are We Overestimating How Much a VMT Tax Would Hurt Rural Drivers? (Trans Issues Daily) How Income Affects Gax Tax Reactions (Bacon’s Rebellion) Vermont Lawmakers Try for Compromise on Gas Tax […]

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CBO to Senate: For Transpo, Raise Gas Tax or Find $18 Billion (WaPo) Boxer Says Draft Bill Will Be Ready Next Week (The Hill) House GOP Rolls Out Giant Transpo, Housing Bill (Politico) Feds Clear Path for Sacramento Streetcar (Merced Sun Star) Standard & Poors: Infrastructure Investments Can Bring Benefits Beyond Jobs (Better Roads) BeltLine Opens […]

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With Memphis, “Complete Streets” Celebrates 500th Policy (Bike League, Better Cities) Study in Seattle: Businesses Shouldn’t Fear Bike Lanes (Think Progress, Transpo Issues Daily) New Yorkers, You Win for Longest Commute (Time) How Detroit Loses Tax Money From Reverse Commuters (Next City) California Lawmaker Pat Wiggins Remembered for Smart Growth Policies (Fresno Bee) How Seaside, Florida, Was […]

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Highway Trust Fund in Hands of New House GOP Leader McCarthy (National Journal) WaPo’s Wonkbook Breaks Down Key Issues in Transpo Funding Debate Senate Hybrid Bill With Transpo Funding Yanked From Floor (The Trucker) Will Houston See More Density or More Sprawl in the Future? (Houston Chron) Gas Tax an Election Issue in Tennessee (Times Free-Press) Business Lobby […]

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It’s Never Too Early: Preparing for the Next Federal Transpo Bill (Transpo Issues Daily) Gripes Arise Over Access to New AASHTO Guide (Planetizen) LaHood Criticizes “Dysfunctional” Dulles Rail Board (Examiner) GA Governor, Mayor at Odds on Revisiting Transpo Tax (AJC) “Transit Village” Concept Catches on in Jersey (NorthJersey.com) How Cities Evolve, in Satellite Time Lapse […]