Today’s Headlines

  • McDonnell Wants to Ditch Gas Tax for Higher Sales Tax in Virginia (WaPo, WAMU)
  • WaPo Editorial Calls This Transpo Plan “Bold and Paltry”
  • Grist Makes Predictions on Obama’s “Green Team,” Including Villaraigosa
  • Former Mass Transpo Chief: Tax Parking to Fund Bike/Ped/Transit Projects (Governing)
  • How to Make Transit as Fun as Driving (NRDC Switchboard)
  • Harvard Profs: Restrictive Zoning May Contribute to U.S. Income Inequality (Globe)
  • Urban Land Institute Chats With “Human Transit” Author Jarrett Walker
  • Cermak Road in Chicago: “The Greenest Street in America” (GizMag)

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House Transpo Committee Grapples With Infrastructure (WaPo) U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Congress: Raise Gas Tax (AJC, Reuters) Sandy Caused $450M in Damage to NJ Transit (Transpo Nation, NorthJersey.com) LaHood Praises “Fix It First” Approach (The Hill) Shuster Sorry for Saying That Obama Was “Lying” About High-Speed Rail (WaPo) The Ups and Downs of the […]

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Experts Doubtful That the New Congress Will Pull Off a Transpo Solution By May (WaPo) Tax Policy Center Studies the Variety of State Solutions to the Federal Funding Shortage States and Cities Vote to Pay More for Transpo — Why Can’t Congress? (National Journal) Reps. Blumenauer, McGovern Push for Transit Benefit Parity (The Hill) It’s Time […]

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House Budget Locks in Sequestration, Senate Unveils Its Proposal Today (Transpo Issues Daily) This Could Be the Year For Major Tax Reform (and a Solution to the Transpo Fiscal Cliff?) (WaPo) What the Bike Summit Teaches Us About the State of the Movement (Bike Portland) How Bike Advocates Can Make MAP-21 Work For Them (Bike […]

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House Looks at Six-Year Transpo Bill, as Blumenauer Pushes for Gas Tax Hike (The Hill) For Paul Ryan, Transpo Bill Could Make for Bumpy First Week as Speaker (NYT) Equity Issues Came to the Forefront at This Year’s “Rail~Volution” (NRDC Switchboard) WaPo: Can Metro’s New GM Fix an Ailing System? BRT Poised to Change the […]

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Former Treasury Sec. Summers: U.S. Must Invest in Infrastructure to Revive Economy (WaPo) Obama Food Desert Initiative Will Help Corner Markets, Not Just Supermarkets (Grist) Chorus Grows for Performance-Based Transportation Funding (National Journal) Bus Safety Administration Wants to Raise the Bar on Intercity Buses (Transpo Nation) The Problem With TTI’s Urban “Mobility” Report (Human Transit) […]

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House and Senate Transpo Committees Take Shape (The Hill) Mica: “Don’t Give Me This ‘Not Bipartisan’ Crap” (Politico) Maryland Leaders Push for Gas Tax Hike, Because State Needs “Huge Infusion of Cash” (Sun, WaPo) LaHood Touts Benefits of D.C. Silver Line (The Hill) A Taste of Mass Transit Leads to Wanting More (Atlantic Cities) About 40 […]