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Today’s Headlines

Posted By Katie Pearce On January 16, 2013 @ 9:15 am In Today's Headlines | No Comments

  • House-Passed Sandy Bill Includes $10.9B for Transit (Business Insider [1]The Hill [2])
  • LaHood Continues Holding Pattern With His Status (Politico [3])
  • Court Turns Down Light Rail Plan for Kansas City (Kansas City Star [4])
  • Gas Tax Talks Around the Country: Washington State [5], Virginia [6], Maryland [7], and Wyoming [8]
  • D.C. Metro Preps for Inauguration (The Hill [9])
  • In Boston, Transit App Brought $1M in Ticket Sales Since November (Boston.com [10])
  • Cycling Factors More and More Into Housing Hunts (AP [11])
  • Study: Cities Go For “Lower-Hanging Fruits” with Climate Change (Atlantic Cities [12])
  • Swelling NJ Transit Needs More State Funding (Next American City [13])
  • Also in NJ: Star-Ledger [14] Praises Commuter Tax Benefit Parity for Transit
  • Affordable Housing + Paid Parking Lot: Does It Add Up? (WAMU [15])

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[1] Business Insider: http://www.businessinsider.com/sandy-relief-bill-vote-pork-congress-conservatives-2013-1

[2] The Hill: http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/public-transit/277249-transit-group-wants-house-to-pass-hurricane-sandy-relief-bill

[3] Politico: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/01/ray-lahood-second-term-cabinet-status-86237.html?hp=r6

[4] Kansas City Star: http://www.kansascity.com/2013/01/15/4011863/appeals-court-turns-down-chastain.html

[5] Washington State: http://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-northwest-news/index.ssf/2013/01/washington_state_sen_rodney_to.html

[6] Virginia: http://www.dailypress.com/news/breaking/dp-nws-ga-sen-dems-trans-ed-20130115,0,6393805.story

[7] Maryland: http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/government/top-economist-says-no-to-gas-tax-hike-at-least/article_335be7ee-8895-5945-b752-77fd741b8a80.html

[8] Wyoming: http://k2radio.com/legislative-committee-passes-fuel-tax-increase-bill-audio/

[9] The Hill: http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/public-transit/277315-dc-metro-preps-riders-for-obama-inauguration-

[10] Boston.com: http://www.boston.com/yourtown/news/downtown/2013/01/commuter_rail_riders_buy_more.html

[11] AP: http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/home/america-pedaling-toward-more-bike-friendly-housing-as-more-commuters-cycle/2013/01/15/1f120c6a-5f42-11e2-9dc9-bca76dd777b8_story.html

[12] Atlantic Cities: http://www.theatlanticcities.com/politics/2013/01/do-cities-really-take-lead-climate-change/4398/

[13] Next American City: http://nextcity.org/daily/entry/nj-transit-ridership-up-needs-more-state-funding

[14] Star-Ledger: http://www.nj.com/times-opinion/index.ssf/2013/01/editorial_commuting_in_crowded.html

[15] WAMU: http://transportationnation.org/2013/01/15/smart-growth-collides-with-transit-planning-in-alexandria/

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