Today’s Headlines

  • Across the World, 500 Cities Now Have Bike-Share (TreeHuggerENS)
  • Which States Have the Highest Gas Tax? (Motley Fool)
  • More Than a Third of U.S. Buses Powered By Alternative Fuels (USA Today)
  • NJ Transit Tries Out Smartphone Ticketing (WSJ)
  • Chicago Rolls Forward with Bike ShareBRT Project (Streetsblog CHI, Human Transit)
  • Minnesota DOT Tries To Sell Gas Tax Hike (Mankato Free PressMPR)
  • In New Book, American Pays Tribute to Dutch Bike Culture (LAT)
  • GGW on Why Streetcar Is Worth It For Arlington, Va.

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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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Obama Urges Action on Highway Trust Fund: “It’s Not Crazy. It’s Not Socialism” (Biz Insider) Foxx Warns That State Funding Will Be Rationed Starting August 1 … (Dallas News) … And Defends Obama for Dragging Feet on Gas Tax (Roll Call) With Holiday Weekend Coming, Gas Prices Reach Six-Year High (The Hill) LaHood Encourages Missouri […]

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WSJ: Americans Don’t Want LaHood’s Strange “Livability,” They Want Endless Highways GOP: Maybe If We Keep Talking About High Gas Prices No One Will Notice We Have No Plan (WaPo) The Oil and Gas Industry Tax Breaks That Congress Just Voted to Keep, Explained (Strib) Will a Weakened Tea Party Be Less Able to Obstruct Progress […]

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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. Louis, Jersey Mayor’s Budget in Philly Includes Bike-Share (Next City) Florida Signs $195M […]

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How TIFIA Works (Press Enterprise) Utah Olympics Veteran Has Transit Advice for London (Urgent Communications) Manufacturers: Time to Move Away From the Gas Tax (Nashua Telegraph) The West Coast Is Falling Back in Love With Transit (Architect’s Newspaper via Planetizen) Can One Bike-Share System Fulfill the Needs of Tourists and Commuters Alike? (Articulate Discontent) Believe It or Not, APTA […]