Today’s Headlines

  • Senate Committee to Grill Anthony Foxx Next Week (Charlotte Observer, The Hill)
  • Will Foxx Carry On LaHood’s Anti-Distracted Driving Mantle? (Michigan Radio)
  • Private Companies Could Help Fund, Maintain DC’s Purple Line (WaPo)
  • A Century After Pedestrians Lost the Streets, They’re Taking Them Back (The Smart Set)
  • Nostalgic for “Highway Revolts”? One’s Happening Near Salt Lake City (Next City)
  • Governing Looks at the Growth of Bike Lanes and the Obstacles to Implementation
  • Infographic from GOOD: Prereqs for a Bikeable City
  • Personal Rapid Transit Hucksters Pitching Greenville, SC (Greenville Online)
  • D.C.’s Bike to Work Day Breaks Sign-Up Records (WashCycle)

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A Progressive Wish List for Anthony Foxx (HuffPo) Where Internet Gas Taxes Fail, Expect Higher Gas Tax (NextGov) … Like in Maryland Harry Reid: LaHood Was a Star, and Foxx Was a Good Pick (The Hill) Bike Portland, Others Head to Europe to Research Bike-Friendly Cities New Hampshire Debates Gas Tax (Union Leader, AP) How Can D.C. […]

Today’s Headlines

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Sustainable Transpo Advocates Pleased by Foxx Pick (The Hill) Foxx Could Be Friendly to Cincinnati Streetcar (Examiner) No, Foxx Isn’t a Transportation Expert; Neither Were Half of the Last 10 Secretaries (TID) Obama: “LaHood May Be the Best Transportation Secretary the Nation’s Ever Had” (The Hill) LaHood, In Turn, Heaps Praise on His Successor (Fast Lane) […]

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Anthony Foxx Highlights MAP-21’s Most Successful Program (Transpo Issues Daily) How the Senate and House Diverge on Transportation (Mobilizing the Region) Obama’s “Middle-Out” Theory Works on a City Level, Too (Next City) Former DOT Secretaries Give Advice to Foxx (The Hill) If Summers Leads the Fed, What Would That Mean for Urban Policy? (Next City) […]

Meet Your Next Transportation Secretary

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Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx just accepted President Obama’s nomination to be the next transportation secretary. Before we get into the details of Anthony Foxx’s résumé and policy positions, let’s just take a moment to appreciate this: The White House has nominated a mayor to be secretary of transportation. There is often a wide gulf between […]

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Foxx Appoints Special Adviser on DC Metro Oversight (WaPo) Montgomery County, MD, Speeds Up and Waters Down Its BRT Plans (GGW) Texas High-Speed Rail Fight Heads to Washington (Dallas Observer) Inaugural “Better Bike-Share” Conference Takes Place in Philly Next Month (Next City) Homeland Security Wants More Security Theater on Amtrak (The Hill) Is a Transit Boom on […]