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Today’s Headlines

Posted By Tanya Snyder On February 25, 2013 @ 8:58 am In Today's Headlines | 1 Comment

  • VA Legislature Green-Lights McDonnell’s Wacko Transpo Plan [1]… (WaPo [2])
  • …Which Will Actually Save Drivers Money at the Pump (ABC [3])
  • LaHood Warns of Sequester Consequences to Air Travel, McCain “Shames” Him (NBC [4]WaPo [5])
  • Gas Tax Hike 6 to 14 Times More Effective Than CAFE Standards (Forbes [6], WaPo [7])
  • California HSR Opponents Drop Lawsuit (ABC [8])
  • Rural Pennsylvanians Lament Possible Loss of Amtrak Service (Altoona Mirror [9])
  • Austin Transit Plans Aren’t Dead Yet (Statesman [10])
  • French Show That High-Speed Trains Aren’t Just For the Riches (Transport Politic [11])
  • Cyclists Annoy Drivers Because They Don’t Obey the Same “Moral Order” (BBC [12])

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[1] Wacko Transpo Plan: http://usa.streetsblog.org/2013/01/09/bob-mcdonnell-everyone-should-pay-for-virginias-roads-except-drivers/

[2] WaPo: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2013/02/24/mcdonnell-victory-virginia-transportation-bill-passes/

[3] ABC: http://www.wset.com/story/21320082/understanding-the-new-gas-taxes

[4] NBC: http://firstread.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/02/24/17075540-transportation-chief-defends-sounding-alarm-on-cuts?lite

[5] WaPo: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/02/24/sen-john-mccain-shame-on-ray-lahood/

[6] Forbes: http://www.forbes.com/sites/timworstall/2013/02/24/a-gas-tax-is-much-much-more-efficient-than-the-cafe-standards-so-why-have-we-the-cafe-standards/

[7] WaPo: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/02/22/study-gas-taxes-are-six-times-as-effective-as-stricter-fuel-economy-standards/

[8] ABC: http://abclocal.go.com/kfsn/story?section=news/local&id=9003577

[9] Altoona Mirror: http://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/569121/Passengers-rail-against-Amtrak-cuts.html?nav=742

[10] Statesman: http://www.statesman.com/news/news/local/austin-rail-push-resumes-but-key-questions-linger/nWYDB/

[11] Transport Politic: http://www.thetransportpolitic.com/2013/02/24/in-france-a-truly-low-cost-high-speed-rail-option/

[12] BBC: http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20130212-why-you-really-hate-cyclists

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