Today’s Headlines

  • USA Today Looks at the Big Picture as States Consider Their Gas Taxes
  • Jerry Brown Touts Bullet Train in Speech (Cyclelicious), Citing “Little Engine That Could” (LAT)
  • National Review: Idea to Ditch Federal Surface-Transpo Program “Crazy in a Good Way”
  • Long-Awaited Miami Transit Village Breaks Ground (Miami Herald)
  • Bob McDonnell Pitches Transpo Plan to Virginians, Including End to Gas Tax (AP, Pilot)
  • Indiana Senate Leader Warming to Transit Expansion (Indy Star)
  • Giving Counties the Gas Tax Decision Might Be Answer for Maryland (Baltimore Sun)
  • New Company Takes Over NextBus (Cyclelicious)
  • Tax Benefits for Commuters, Explained (WSJ MarketWatch)
  • What Should Smart Growth Look Like in Alpine Environments Like Lake Tahoe? (Outside)

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Will Oil Drilling Revenue Idea Fracture the Harmony of Transpo Committees? (Politico) State of California vs. Everybody, Re: High-Speed Rail (Mercury News) ATU Asks Obama to Address Bus Driver Fatigue (The Hill) Gas Tax Hike Passes in New Hampshire House (Union Leader, Patch) T4America Looks at Maryland’s Approach to Transpo Funding Google Maps Improves Live Transit […]

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Obama Details “Fix It First” Goals (NYT, Transpo Nation) …And League of Cities Has Concerns About Funding That Plan (The Hill) WaPo: Virginia’s Transpo Compromise Could Be “Historic” (Though Some Think It’s Out of Touch) Washington State Looks at Gas Tax, Car Tabs, Bike Fees… (Seattle Times) Would That $25 Bike Tax Be “Symbolic”? (Cyclelicious, Bike […]

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Could Charlotte, NC, Mayor Be the Next Transpo Secretary? (The Hill, Bloomberg) Gas Tax Hike Advances in Maryland House of Delegates (WaPo, Baltimore Sun) … Same With Vermont (VT Digger) Gov. Brown Champions Cali High-Speed Rail Despite Lagging Public Support (LAT) Some in GOP, Like Michigan Gov. Snyder, See Gas Tax as Lesser Evil (AP) “Surprisingly […]

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Politico Highlights Issues, Players to Watch in Transpo Policy in 2013 Conservative Groups Push Back Against Carbon Tax (The Hill) Amtrak Poised to Buy New Cars for Acela Service (The Hill, WSJ) LaHood: Federal Funding on Track for Detroit Transit Efforts (Detroit News) Sac Bee: It’s “Baffling” That Congressmen Want to Kill High-Speed Rail Tea Party-Linked […]

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DOT Will Redistribute Rejected High Speed Rail Funds (WaPo) Reluctant Senate GOP Leader McConnell Agrees to Earmark Ban (The Hill) Rahall Wants Top Dem Post on Transpo Committee to Help Coal Industry (WVNS) Houstonians Do Their “Patriotic Duty,” Vote Down Traffic Cameras (KUHF/Transpo Nation) Five Out of Six Experts Say Yes to a Gas Tax […]

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Shuster: Looks Like LaHood’s Sticking Around (Politico) In Defense of a Carbon Tax (Carbon Tax Center) Less Than 1/4 of Americans Walk or Bike for 10 Minutes a Week (Everyday Health) Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Wyoming Talk Gas Tax Increases Pennsylvania Republicans Want to “Decouple” Transit Funding From Road Funding (Post-Gazette) San Diego Transpo Plan […]