Today’s Headlines

  • Transportation Issues Daily Not Expecting Much Transpo Talk at Tonight’s State of the Union
  • Unions Hope Obama Will Push For Infrastructure Investment (The Hill)
  • … And WaPo Is Pretty Sure He Will — But How Will Republicans Respond?
  • Robert Reich Makes the Case For an Investment Budget and Wise Infrastructure Spending
  • Utah Wants to Recalibrate Gas Tax to Give More Control to States (Salt Lake Tribune)
  • Gov. McDonnell Ready to Cut a Deal, Rescind Gas Tax Elimination Proposal (CBSWaPo)
  • Freight RRs Hope Iowa Will Take Advantage of Federal Funds (Quad-City Times)
  • Gov. Perry Ready to Take on Transportation Funding Shortfall (KUT)
  • Beltway HOT Lanes a Bust So Far (Examiner)
  • Philly Looks to Cap Riverfront Highway, Revitalize Ben Franklin Parkway (Next City)
  • The “Creative Class” Does Not Lift All Boats (Grist)

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Communities Across the Country Hold “Don’t X Out Public Transit” Day of Action (PR Newswire, Tribune) Republican Mayors Like Obama’s Jobs Plan — Republican Governors Don’t (WaPo) Five Issues That Will Define the Transportation Debate (Politico) The Infrastructure Bank, Explained (WaPo) Virginia May Start Tolling On Its Stretch of I-95, An Exception to the No-New-Tolls […]

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Mayors Need Federal Government’s Help on Infrastructure (WaPo) How Can Virginia Get More Cars Off I-66? (WaPo) In Chicago, New Online Maps Push for Transpo Investment With Hard Data (Trib) In Boston, Former Transportation Chief Leads Olympics Campaign (Boston Globe) What Commuting Patterns Look Like When You Take Away Solo Driving (City Lab) Republican Governors […]

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Obama: Let’s Use $2B in Oil and Gas Revenues to Get the Country Off Oil and Gas (NYT) Senate Transpo Bill Fully Funds MAP-21 Except For One Key Part (Transpo Issues Daily) Economist Special Report: Deteriorating U.S. Infrastructure Catalyzes Fresh Thinking Gov. Scott Walker Is Considering a White House Bid (WaPo) Ten Reasons to Be […]