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Today’s Headlines

Posted By Tanya Snyder On January 22, 2013 @ 8:54 am In Today's Headlines | No Comments

  • In Inaugural Speech, Obama Pledges Action on Cities, Infrastructure, Climate (Next City [1], Transpo Nation [2])
  • Can Obama Really Do Anything on Climate Change? (WaPo [3])
  • How DC’s Metro Handled the Inauguration Throngs: Intent (HuffPo [4]) vs. Reality (AP [5])
  • House Transportation Committee Gets to Work This Week (The Hill [6])
  • On MLK Day, Reflecting on Transportation Apartheid (and What to Do About It) (Op-Ed News [7])
  • LaHood Still Evasive About His Future (Daily Beast [8])
  • The Senate Might Actually Pass a Budget — And Everything Else Could Fall Into Place (WaPo [9])
  • The Road-Spending Deficit Is Even Worse For States and Cities Than For Feds (CPA Practice Advisor [10])
  • AIRMIKA:¬†Automotive Black Box Evidence Should Be Made Public to Promote Safety (The Hill [11])
  • If You’re Going to Have Urban Freeways, They Must Include Transit (Streets.MN [12])
  • Google Bicycle Directions Can’t Recognize Bike Boulevards (Cyclelicio.us [13])
  • Hands-Free Text Messages Still Make For Dangerous Driving (Atlantic Cities [14])
  • Is Congestion Pricing as Effective at Reducing VMT as Congestion Is? (Road Pricing [15])

And… Streetsblog Chicago [16] launches today! Check it out.


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[1] Next City: http://nextcity.org/daily/entry/at-inauguration-obama-talks-issues-for-which-cities-are-the-proving-grounds

[2] Transpo Nation: http://transportationnation.org/2013/01/21/in-second-inaugural-address-president-obama-says-building-infrastructure-combatting-climate-change-part-of-obligation/

[3] WaPo: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/01/21/can-obama-tackle-climate-change-in-his-second-term/?wprss=rss_ezra-klein

[4] HuffPo: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/20/inauguration-metro-crowds_n_2517734.html

[5] AP: http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/whitehouse/dc-transit-system-reports-problems-including-delays-crowding-after-obamas-swearing-in/2013/01/21/78691610-6432-11e2-889b-f23c246aa446_story.html

[6] The Hill: http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/railroads/278143-this-week-in-transportation-shusters-first-meeting

[7] Op-Ed News: http://www.opednews.com/articles/MLK-Day-2013-Why-Transpor-by-Robert-Bullard-130119-639.html

[8] Daily Beast: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/01/20/frank-luntz-ray-lahood-more-at-the-newsweek-daily-beast-bipartisan-brunch.html

[9] WaPo: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/01/20/senate-democrats-promise-to-pass-a-budget/

[10] CPA Practice Advisor: http://www.cpapracticeadvisor.com/news/10856239/gas-taxes-pay-for-only-a-fraction-of-road-spending

[11] The Hill: http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/healthcare/278317-the-price-of-silence-in-vehicle-and-highway-safety

[12] Streets.MN: http://www.minnpost.com/minnesota-blog-cabin/2013/01/seeking-transit-friendly-highway

[13] Cyclelicio.us: http://www.cyclelicio.us/2013/google-maps-bike-directions-bike-boulevard/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Cyclelicious+%28Cyclelicious%29

[14] Atlantic Cities: http://www.theatlanticcities.com/commute/2013/01/voice-operated-texting-while-driving-unsafe-it-ever-was/4444/

[15] Road Pricing: http://roadpricing.blogspot.com/2013/01/congestion-pricing-or-using-congestion.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+RoadPricing+%28Road+Pricing%29

[16] Streetsblog Chicago: http://chi.streetsblog.org/

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