Today’s Headlines

  • Governor Snyder Calls for Gas Tax Hike in Michigan (Detroit News, Times Herald)
  • Purple Line Funding Under Threat in Maryland (WAMU,WaPo)
  • 43 Communities to Get Smart Growth Assistance From EPA (Environmental Expert)
  • Inner-Ring ‘Burbs Feel Sprawl, Too (StarTribune)
  • Grist Looks at the “Leslie Knopes” Heading the Sustainable Cities Movement
  • How Will Seattle Pull Off Bike-Sharing with Strict Helmet Laws? (Grist)
  • Dream High-Speed Rail Map Includes Austin as Major Hub (KUT News)
  • A Florida Transit Agency Defies the “Empty Buses” Myth (Human Transit)

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Alan Ehrenhalt’s New Book Paints Cities as the New Suburbs, and Vice Versa (Grist) Green Bike Lanes Linked to More Women Riding Bikes in LA (LAB) Gas Prices Expected to Fall Through the Summer (WaPo) New Study: Scientific Literacy Only Increases Polarization Over Climate Change (Grist) Congressman and Environmentalist Oppose Coal Ash Amendment to Transpo […]

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Brookings Analysis: Oil Spill Derailed Climate Legislation McMansions Losing Their Allure (Grist)  Sick of Amtrak’s Glitches? Lagging Investment Could be the Culprit (AP, Grist) Study: Road Diets Reduce Crashes, Don’t Cause Congestion (Rebuilding Place) Top Officials Take a Ride on a Walking School Bus (Fast Lane)    Are Georgians Willing to Pay for the Transportation Improvements They […]

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Budget Compromise Guts Obama’s High-Speed Rail Plan (NYT, Transpo Nation) Uncertainties Loom for California Bullet Train (Mercury News, LAT) Florida Gov. Scott  Claims Credit for Cut (The Hill) In Another Blow to Transit, Cincinnati Streetcar Axed (Reuters) Debate Brews Over Earthquake-Damaged Seattle Highway (Infrastructurist) Earmark Ban Saved $10 Billion (TPM) The ABCs of Getting a Crosswalk […]

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(Chart: PERI via Grist) A reminder that transit, and trees, are better job creators than fossil fuels (Grist) "Before calls for a gas tax increase become deafening, DOT needs some real reform of the way it does business, prioritizing projects of real significance and managing for successful outcomes" (TNR’s The Avenue) A look at Portland’s […]

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Sac Bee: House GOP Throws Transit Under a Bus Seven Fatal Flaws in the House Highway Bill (Center for Amer. Progress) Alon Levy Takes a Closer Look at House’s Bad Bill Trucking and Railroad Industries Call Truce, Support House Bill (Bloomberg) White House Backs Senate Transpo Bill (Hill) America Has 40 Million McMansions That Nobody […]

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Ray LaHood Pessimistic on Transpo Bill Prospects (Fleet Owner) Transit Agencies Won’t Get Blindsided By GOP Attacks This Time Around (Roll Call) Disagreement Over Bikes Brings Missouri Transpo Bill Debate to a Halt (WDG, MoBikeFed) Philly Transit Contract Talks Apparently at an Impasse (CBS Philly) Ohio Becoming Friendlier to Bikes (WKBN) DC Cyclists Get a […]