Today’s Headlines

  • Unions Urge Obama to Hire Defender of Transportation Funding (The Hill)
  • LaHood’s Private Sector Prospects (WaPo)
  • Transit Bill Makes Headway in Indiana (Fox59)
  • How Does Urbanism Fit Into the American Dream? (GGW)
  • Plan to Axe the Gas Tax Moves Forward in Virginia (Examiner)
  • Meanwhile, Talk of Gas Tax Hikes for Michigan, PennsylvaniaWyoming
  • Study: The Happiest Commuters Ride Bikes (Bike Portland)
  • Smart Growth Advocates Defend Progress in Massachusetts (Providence Journal)
  • How “Crowdfixing” Can Improve Transit (NRDC Switchboard)

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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: […]

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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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NJ Transportation Commissioner: Road Expansion Days Are Over (NJ.com) Work to Begin on Unifying House and Senate Transportation Bills (The Hill) Highway Trust Fund Reached Lowest Levels in Decades in July (Today in Energy) Michigan Gov Signs Gas Tax Hike, General Fund Transfer for Roads/Transit (Planetizen) Boston Millennials Care More About Transit Than Parking (Boston Magazine) […]

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Report Recommends BRT For NYC As Hedge Against Future Storms (Transpo Nation) LA Targets Infrastructure Repair With New Property Tax Measure (LAT) How DC Came to Be the Undisputed King of U.S. Bike-Sharing (Slate) DC Wants It All: Transit, Bikes, Traffic Management and Road Widening (WaPo) More Noise Pollution, Please: How to Save Pedestrians From […]

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Feds Set Post-Sandy Building Standards (TransNat) Will China Be Able to Help With California’s High-Speed Rail? (AP) Project 100: Zappos CEO Wants to See Fewer Cars in Vegas (Grist, Gigaom) Massachusetts Leaders Spar Over Transpo Funding (MassLive, Boston.com) Indy Mayor: “Time to Act” on Stalled Transit Expansion (Indy Star) Atlantic Cities Looks at Improvement Plans for Amtrak’s NE Corridor […]

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NACTO to Release New Street Design Guide (Next American City) The Slow-But-Sure Progress of High-Speed Rail Across the U.S. (NBC News) Memphis Weighs Gas Tax to Fund Public Transpo (WREG) WaPo Is Pretty Impressed With New Metro Rail Car The Tennessean: Nashville’s Vitality Depends on Transit Growth The Pilot: Va. Beach Should Vote Yes to […]