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Ray LaHood Makes Clear His Distracted Driving Crusade Left a Lot of Business Unfinished (HuffPo) Washington Governor Calls Legislature Back for Special Transportation Session (Land Line) How Hawaii Is Trying to Become More Pedestrian-Friendly (Skift) Businesses Seeking to Lure the “Creative Class” Push for Raleigh Area Transit (News & Observer) Seattle Transit Cuts Could Hurt […]

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Rep. Denham Vows to Keep Blocking California Bullet Train (The Hill) LaHood Heading to Detroit for Light-Rail Announcement  (Detroit Free Press, AP) In D.C., LaHood Says “Things Look Good” for Silver Line Loan (Transpo Nation) More Gas Tax Talk As States Grapple With Budget Woes: PA, MI, NH, WY… Kansas City to Vote Today on Moving Funds to Multi-Modal […]

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States Rush in to Fill the Federal Funding Gap (Governing) If Only Our Infrastructure Budget Were as Generous as Afghanistan’s (WaPo) LaHood: We Need a Long-Term Transpo Bill, We Get This “Dumb” Sequester (CCJ) Another Legal Victory for California High-Speed Rail (Mercury) Miami-Dade Mayor Makes Plea for Transit (Herald) Washingtonians the Only Americans Who Can […]

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House-Passed Sandy Bill Includes $10.9B for Transit (Business Insider, The Hill) LaHood Continues Holding Pattern With His Status (Politico) Court Turns Down Light Rail Plan for Kansas City (Kansas City Star) Gas Tax Talks Around the Country: Washington State, Virginia, Maryland, and Wyoming D.C. Metro Preps for Inauguration (The Hill) In Boston, Transit App Brought $1M […]

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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 […]

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In Inaugural Speech, Obama Pledges Action on Cities, Infrastructure, Climate (Next City, Transpo Nation) Can Obama Really Do Anything on Climate Change? (WaPo) How DC’s Metro Handled the Inauguration Throngs: Intent (HuffPo) vs. Reality (AP) House Transportation Committee Gets to Work This Week (The Hill) On MLK Day, Reflecting on Transportation Apartheid (and What to […]