Today’s Headlines

  • House Budget Locks in Sequestration, Senate Unveils Its Proposal Today (Transpo Issues Daily)
  • This Could Be the Year For Major Tax Reform (and a Solution to the Transpo Fiscal Cliff?) (WaPo)
  • What the Bike Summit Teaches Us About the State of the Movement (Bike Portland)
  • How Bike Advocates Can Make MAP-21 Work For Them (Bike League)
  • 24 Countries With Better Infrastructure Than the U.S. (Business Insider)
  • O’Malley’s Complicated Gas Tax Math in Maryland (Kent County News)
  • Will Lighting a Train Station Like a Dance Club Make Transit Cool? (NYT)
  • The Web of Interconnected Tradeoffs a Transit Engineer Must Make (Human Transit)
  • Gender on the Roadways: More Women Driving Less (Transpo Nation)

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McDonnell Wants to Ditch Gas Tax for Higher Sales Tax in Virginia (WaPo, WAMU) WaPo Editorial Calls This Transpo Plan “Bold and Paltry” Grist Makes Predictions on Obama’s “Green Team,” Including Villaraigosa Former Mass Transpo Chief: Tax Parking to Fund Bike/Ped/Transit Projects (Governing) How to Make Transit as Fun as Driving (NRDC Switchboard) Harvard Profs: […]

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The White House Has Issues With the House Transpo Funding Bill (Transpo Issues Daily) Senate Version Spends $10B More (AP) … and Splits GOP (The Hill) With Dire Funding Forecast, Lawmakers Debate Gas Tax Hike (The Hill) Anthony Foxx Attends to Transpo Needs in Connecticut, Minnesota (Better Roads) And Tomorrow, Foxx Will Make His First […]

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Experts Doubtful That the New Congress Will Pull Off a Transpo Solution By May (WaPo) Tax Policy Center Studies the Variety of State Solutions to the Federal Funding Shortage States and Cities Vote to Pay More for Transpo — Why Can’t Congress? (National Journal) Reps. Blumenauer, McGovern Push for Transit Benefit Parity (The Hill) It’s Time […]

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First $390M Released in Sandy Aid for Transpo Systems (WSJ) …But Sequester Means Less Money for Transit Recovery (Transpo Nation) NH House Votes for Gas Tax Increase (AP, Patch), as Texas Weighs Sales Tax for Transpo (Tribune) From the Bike Summit: “Bikes Mean Business” (Bike Portland) Berkeley Study: Why People Give Up on Public Transit (Forbes) Streetcar […]

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House Transpo Committee Grapples With Infrastructure (WaPo) U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Congress: Raise Gas Tax (AJC, Reuters) Sandy Caused $450M in Damage to NJ Transit (Transpo Nation, NorthJersey.com) LaHood Praises “Fix It First” Approach (The Hill) Shuster Sorry for Saying That Obama Was “Lying” About High-Speed Rail (WaPo) The Ups and Downs of the […]

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House Looks at Six-Year Transpo Bill, as Blumenauer Pushes for Gas Tax Hike (The Hill) For Paul Ryan, Transpo Bill Could Make for Bumpy First Week as Speaker (NYT) Equity Issues Came to the Forefront at This Year’s “Rail~Volution” (NRDC Switchboard) WaPo: Can Metro’s New GM Fix an Ailing System? BRT Poised to Change the […]