Today’s Headlines

  • Forbes: ASCE Lobbyists Are in League With Big Government to Spend, Spend, Spend
  • Truckers Worry Infrastructure Bank Could Turn Highways into a “Piggy Bank” (Land Line)
  • What’s the Point of All This Amtrak Bullying? (Railway Age)
  • Americans on Global Climate Catastrophe: “Meh” (WaPo)
  • As Transit Ridership Soars Nationwide, Atlanta’s MARTA Spirals Downward (Next City)
  • Lesson From the Yankees: Don’t Count on High Parking Demand to Pay Your Bills (TSTC)
  • Fare Hikes and Sub-Par Service in Store For Utah Transit Authority Riders (SL Tribune)
  • Seattle Residents Face Transit Cuts (Transpo Nation)
  • Charming: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Responds to Transit Idea With “Vomiting Sounds” (The Star)
  • The Difference Between Maryland and Virginia Transpo Funding Plans (WaPo)
  • Oregon Still Fighting For the Chance to Use “Highway” Dollars For Non-Highways (Oregonian)

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Welcome to July and Yet Another Countdown to Highway Trust Fund Insolvency (WaPo) Pew Takes a Comprehensive Look at How States Are Making Ends Meet on Transportation Poll: 53 Percent Say Spend More on Highways, 40 Percent Say Spend More on Transit (The Hill) “Go New Haven, Go” Program Rewards Residents for Non-Car Transportation (NBC) Maine Governor OK’s […]

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Norton Wants to Become Ranking Member of Highways and Transit Subcommittee (Transpo Issues) Vegas-California Rail Hits Setback in Loan Process (National Review, Las Vegas Review-Journal) D.C. Planning Office Backs Off on Ending Parking Minimums (GGW, WaPo) Minneapolis Activists Want to See Protected Bike Lanes (Twin Cities Daily Planet) Maryland Gets New Transpo Director (WaPo) Can Amtrak Get Better […]

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NYT Chides Republicans For Blocking Infrastructure Investment Maybe the Auto Bailout Didn’t Win Obama the Election After All (WaPo) Shuster‘s “All-of-the-Above” Strategy For Transpo Funding (Patriot-News) Mica Insists on Light Rail Extension to LAX (KPCC) Michael Dukakis Recalls the Massachusetts Ban on Highway Building, Suggests an Encore (Globe) If Only CA’s Rail Plan Were Moving […]

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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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House Scrutinizes Amtrak’s Progress on Strategic Plan (Transpo Issues Daily) Legislation Clears Path for Transit Progress in Detroit (MLive, Detroit News) Mica: “I Will Continue to Help Shape National Transportation Policy” (Orlando Sentinel) With Narrow Defeat of Transit Measure, Pierce County, WA, Will See Cuts (News Tribune) Tampa Mayor Unveils Plan for More Livable Downtown […]