Today’s Headlines

  • Maryland Wants Federal Support for Two Big Light Rail Projects (Baltimore Sun)
  • Pennsylvania Senate Plan Would Raise Gas Tax, Driver Fees (AP)
  • House Dems in Washington State Look at 10-Cent Gas Tax Hike (AP)
  • In Wake of Boston, Transit Systems Beef Up Security: St. LouisJersey
  • Mayor’s Budget in Philly Includes Bike-Share (Next City)
  • Florida Signs $195M Contract with SunRail Contractor (Progressive Railroading)
  • Bike League Announces 14 New Bike-Friendly Universities
  • Will Millennials Choose SmartPhones Over Cars? (Real Clear Technology)
  • A Fantasy Subway Map for Albuquerque (Good)
  • “Frustration Index” Tracks Transit Satisfaction in San Fran, Geneva, Zurich (Atlantic Cities)
  • Letter to the Editor: Transit Would Keep Young Grads in Madison, WI (Cap Times)

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Legacy of Urban Highways Hampered Obama’s Goals for Livable Cities (City Lab) House Panel Approves Bill That Would Cut Transit Grants (AP) Transpo Unions Push for Blumenauer’s Gas Tax Hike Idea (In These Times) Study: Biking Instead of Driving Saves the U.S. Over $4.6B/Year (Forbes) At Tech Summit, LaHood Continues to Tout 10-Cent Increase in Gas […]

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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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Longtime Backers of California High-Speed Rail Raise Legal Objections (LAT) Would the Maryland Gas Tax Go to Transit or Roads? (Examiner) WSJ: “Welcome to the Revival of the Railway Age” Rep. LaTourette: Miles-Traveled Tax Could Happen “Tomorrow” (Bloomberg) NOLA Transit Strives for Accord With Civil Rights Act (NOLA.com) Denver Sees Transit-Oriented Development After Decades of […]

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Amtrak Restores Boston-NYC Service (AP) FEMA Covers Emergency Transit Costs (WSJ), With Praise From Democratic Senators (The Hill) Bikes Are Indispensable in Post-Sandy NYC (CNBC) AP: Judge Gives Mixed Ruling on Honolulu Rail Case Bay Area’s Transit Records Beg the Question: Can’t the Beefed-Up Service Just Continue? Memphis Commercial Appeal Urges Voters to Vote Yes […]

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Feds Set Post-Sandy Building Standards (TransNat) Will China Be Able to Help With California’s High-Speed Rail? (AP) Project 100: Zappos CEO Wants to See Fewer Cars in Vegas (Grist, Gigaom) Massachusetts Leaders Spar Over Transpo Funding (MassLive, Boston.com) Indy Mayor: “Time to Act” on Stalled Transit Expansion (Indy Star) Atlantic Cities Looks at Improvement Plans for Amtrak’s NE Corridor […]

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Goodbye, Ray LaHood  (AP) LaHood Makes Bold Predictions, Takes Parting Shots on HuffPo T4America, Bike Portland Look Back at His Legacy Possible Successors: Antonio Villaraigosa, Jennifer Granholm …? (The Hill) Atlantic Cities: Five Ways LaHood’s Replacement Will Have to Follow His Lead Virginia Legislators: Raise the Gas Tax (GGW) NJ Transit to Make Big Hire (NJ.com, […]