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Transpo Advocates, Toll Opponents Praise Proposed Gas Tax Hike (The Hill) Detroit Light Rail Will Proceed, Despite Funding Gap (Detroit News) America’s New Oil Crisis: Crashing Trains (Politico) Fast Lane Looks Back at 100 Years of American Bus Travel So Which Is It: Is Atlanta “Dangerous by Design” or Easily Walkable? (Decaturish) Texas Looks to Emulate Japan […]

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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 […]

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The New Yorker on “the Failed Dream of the Easy Commute” Discussions Begin About a Tax to Pay for Light Rail Expansion in Phoenix (Arizona Republic) Informal Survey of Downtown Dallas Finds Widespread Opposition to Trinity Toll Road (Morning News) The Fight to Save Aiken, South Carolina’s Bike Lane (WRDW) Ohio Budget Would Increase Transit Funding by […]

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Why the Prospects for Remedying Detroit’s Desperate Transit Situation Don’t Look Good (USNews) The Commuting Boom Is Over (AASHTO) Wealthy Opponents of Purple Line in Suburban Maryland Held a Fundraiser for New Gov Hogan (WaPo) Florida Cyclist Wins Fight to Legally Take the Lane (News Press) Will Low Gas Prices Hurt Transit Agencies? (Wall Street […]

The Amazing Disappearing State Gas Tax

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The Missouri Department of Transportation wants to widen I-70 between St. Louis and Kansas City. But as we’ve been reporting, many state DOTs just don’t have the money for major highway expansions anymore — and Missouri is no exception. So to pay for this project, which is projected to cost anywhere from $1.5 billion to […]

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Schumer: Dems Will Work With Trump on Infrastructure But Tax Credits Won’t Cut It (The Hill) Uber Asked a Lot of Pittsburgh for Hosting Self-Driving Car Experiment, Offered Little (QZ) States Backing Away From Suspending Drivers Licenses Over Drug Sentences (NYT) A Look at the Honolulu Rail Project’s Troubled 2016 (Pacific Business News) Atlanta Moves Forward […]