Today’s Headlines

  • Villaraigosa: I Won’t Be Your Next Transportation Secretary (HuffPoPolitico)
  • Roundup of Reactions to LaHood’s Resignation (Transpo Issues Daily)
  • Romney Environmental Advisor Gina McCarthy Could Be the Next EPA Administrator (WaPo)
  • Rep. Shuster Reiterates Willingness to Find a Solution to Transpo Funding Crisis (Transport Topics)
  • …Will He Find the $15B Extra Needed to Maintain Infrastructure; $50B More to Improve It? (Press Herald)
  • Two Charts to Make the Case for More Infrastructure Spending (ThinkProgress)
  • Read This: One Bicycling Advocate Draws Inspiration From MLK’s Legacy (Grist/Bicycle Alliance)
  • Even in a Context Divorced From Reality, People Irrationally Prefer Cars to Transit (Atlantic Cities)
  • Washington DOT in a “Continual” State of Downsizing, Layoffs, and Project Deferral (KIMA-TV)
  • Rail Dreams Flourish in the Heartland (Wichita Eagle, Gazette)

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Senators Skeptical of Plan to Use Postal Service Funds for Transpo (Nat’l Journal, Bloomberg) Joshua Schank: Time to Come Up with 21st-Century Solution for Transpo Funding (NYT) LaHood Talks High-Speed Rail With Sac Bee Another Report Finds Safer Streets = More Pedestrians (HuffPo) Politico Explores Partisan Undercurrents of D.C.’s New Silver Line  Bill Would Give Cities […]

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LaHood’s Thoughts on the Future of American Transportation (Fast Lane) More Analysis of the “End of Car Culture” from NYT, Bike League, MarketWatch New Transpo Secretary Foxx Supportive But Vague on Bikes (Bike League) Class Divisions in Navigating the San Fran Transit Strike (Next City) So What’s STROADing? Pics Explain (Strong Towns) Bad Infrastructure –> Bad Biking […]

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In Sprawling Atlanta, Pols Call for Better Transit, Bike Infrastructure, and More (AJC) Does Obama Have the Chutzpah to Push for Infrastructure? (The Transport Politic) Gas Prices Rising But Still a Bargain (ABC, Flowing Data) Can a New Light Rail Line Help Unite the Divided City of Jerusalem? (Transpo Nation) A Mere Sliver of the Federal […]

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Sandy’s Toll: $7 Billion for New York Area, $60M for Amtrak, $400M for NJ Transit, and More… Major Shift From Single-Family Homes to Apartments Underway in U.S. Housing Market (NYT) LaHood Defends Bullet Train in Face of Critics (LAT, The Hill, Bloomberg) House Committee Will Try to Introduce New Surface Transpo Bill in Early 2014 (Governing) Fiscal […]

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CBO to Senate: For Transpo, Raise Gas Tax or Find $18 Billion (WaPo) Boxer Says Draft Bill Will Be Ready Next Week (The Hill) House GOP Rolls Out Giant Transpo, Housing Bill (Politico) Feds Clear Path for Sacramento Streetcar (Merced Sun Star) Standard & Poors: Infrastructure Investments Can Bring Benefits Beyond Jobs (Better Roads) BeltLine Opens […]

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Obama, Foxx, Newspapers Take Lawmakers to Task on Stopgap (Politico, The Hill) After Touting Intelligent Transpo, Obama to Unveil Infrastructure Plan Today (GovTech, The Hill) Driverless Cars See More Spotlight (Scientific American) Detroit Streetcar Supporters Predict Development Boom (Free Press) 180 Cities Worldwide Have Embraced BRT (Citiscope) How Will Property Owners in Chicago Be Compensated for Red […]