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Today’s Headlines

Posted By Katie Pearce On February 21, 2013 @ 9:25 am In Today's Headlines | No Comments

  • Obama Details “Fix It First” Goals (NYT [1], Transpo Nation [2])
  • …And League of Cities Has Concerns About Funding That Plan (The Hill [3])
  • WaPo [4]: Virginia’s Transpo Compromise Could Be “Historic” (Though Some Think It’s Out of Touch [5])
  • Washington State Looks at Gas Tax, Car Tabs, Bike Fees… (Seattle Times [6])
  • Would That $25 Bike Tax Be “Symbolic”? (Cyclelicious [7],¬†Bike Portland [8])
  • GGW [9]¬†Touts Capacity Advantages of Streetcars
  • Study: Simple Changes Could Keep Canadian Cyclists Safe (Edmonton Journal [10])
  • “Let’s Get Moving” Summit to Focus on Transit, Health in Silicon Valley (Cupertino Patch [11])
  • Port Huron, MI, Mayor: Add Transit to the Funding Priorities (Times Herald [12])

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[1] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/20/us/politics/obama-to-flesh-out-plans-for-infrastructure-projects.html?_r=0&adxnnl=1&adxnnlx=1361452599-1jsCRlgnMVe9nsVCOzmPrw

[2] Transpo Nation: http://transportationnation.org/2013/02/20/white-house-infrastructure-plan-shifts-focus-from-new-building-to-repair/

[3] The Hill: http://thehill.com/blogs/on-the-money/economy/284105-cities-group-has-concerns-on-obama-infrastructure-plan

[4] WaPo: http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/a-transportation-funding-breakthrough-in-va/2013/02/20/3f5d8674-7bae-11e2-82e8-61a46c2cde3d_story.html

[5] Out of Touch: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/all-opinions-are-local/post/richmonds-bad-transportation-deal/2013/02/20/d89c5700-7ba1-11e2-9a75-dab0201670da_blog.html

[6] Seattle Times: http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2020393904_transpopackagexml.html

[7] Cyclelicious: http://www.cyclelicio.us/2013/washington-state-bicycle-tax-proposed/

[8] Bike Portland: http://bikeportland.org/2013/02/20/symbolic-bike-sales-tax-proposed-in-washington-83119

[9] GGW: http://greatergreaterwashington.org/post/17760/streetcars-are-more-flexible-about-capacity/

[10] Edmonton Journal: http://www.edmontonjournal.com/news/Reduced+vehicle+speeds+separated+bike+lanes+lower+risk/7992474/story.html

[11] Cupertino Patch: http://cupertino.patch.com/articles/transit-and-health-are-main-focus-of-let-s-get-moving-summit

[12] Times Herald: http://www.thetimesherald.com/article/20130220/OPINION/302200030/Add-public-transit-road-bridge-aid?nclick_check=1

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