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Today’s Headlines

Posted By Tanya Snyder On February 5, 2013 @ 8:51 am In Today's Headlines | 1 Comment

  • Gasoline Took Record-Sized Bite Out of Household Budgets in 2012 (The Hill [1])
  • First $2 Billion in Sandy Transit Aid Becomes Available (Fast Lane [2])
  • New Director Sets Plans to Jump-Start Chicago Infrastructure Trust (Crain’s [3])
  • The Republican Party’s Urban Problem Isn’t Just Cosmetic (Grist [4])
  • UK Rail Privatization Resulted in Skyrocketing Fares, Cynicism (Mirror [5]Telegraph [6])
  • Failed San Diego Neighborhoods Prove Car-Friendly Features Kill Walkability (KPBS [7])
  • Maryland Grasps at Straws, Raises Speed Limit to Boost ICC Use (Transpo Nation [8])
  • Tour de Fat Pledge Inspires Realtor to Brand Himself Around Carlessness (Inman [9])
  • DC Seeks to Enliven Pedestrian Dead Zones Near Monolithic Federal Buildings (City Paper [10])
  • Calculated: How Much Each New Residential Unit Contributes to Local Economy (RPUS [11])

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[1] The Hill: http://thehill.com/blogs/e2-wire/e2-wire/280873-fed-agency-2012-household-gasoline-costs-take-biggest-bite-in-decades

[2] Fast Lane: http://fastlane.dot.gov/2013/02/fta-makes-available-2-billion-in-emergency-relief-funds-for-transit-systems-damaged-by-sandy-1.html#.URBnnlpddU0

[3] Crain’s: http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20130204/BLOGS02/130209945/beitler-sets-big-goals-for-chicago-infrastructure-trust

[4] Grist: http://grist.org/cities/gop-could-reach-out-to-cities-if-not-for-the-elephant-in-the-room/

[5] Mirror: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/walk-up-rail-fares-up-by-three-1586364

[6] Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/transport/9848614/Investor-confidence-in-UK-rail-industry-at-all-time-low.html

[7] KPBS: http://www.kpbs.org/news/2013/feb/04/where-smart-growth-falls-short/

[8] Transpo Nation: http://transportationnation.org/2013/02/04/maryland-to-raise-speed-limit-on-new-highway/

[9] Inman: http://www.inman.com/news/2013/02/4/austin-agent-building-a-brand-around-bicycles

[10] City Paper: http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/blogs/housingcomplex/2013/02/04/how-many-hoovers-does-it-take-to-deaden-d-c-s-downtown/

[11] RPUS: http://urbanplacesandspaces.blogspot.com/2013/02/burying-lead-economic-value-of-each-new.html

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