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)