Today’s Headlines

  • Chicago Tribune Talks With LaHood Days Before Retirement (With More Excerpts Here)
  • And With Detroit News, LaHood Backs Miles-Traveled Tax
  • Foxx Watch: Confirmation Coming Soon (The Hill)
  • With Ed Markey, Senate Gets a Climate Hawk (Grist)
  • Amtrak Sees Senate’s Funding Proposal as “Workable” (The Hill)
  • In Connecticut, Gov. Malloy Shoots Down GOP Attempt to Stop Gas Tax Hike (WTNH)
  • How Should Amsterdam Deal with Having More Bikes Than People? (Smart PlanetTreehugger)
  • Massachusetts Activists Want Their State to be the First on Carbon Tax (Grist)
  • Bike Portland‘s Happy About Oregon’s New Policy Adviser 
  • San Jose Pulls Out the Green Paint for Bike Lanes Today (Cyclelicious)

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Energy Lobbyists Regroup During Spill Bill Delay; Reid Open to a Broader Approach (WSJ, The Hill) Grist: How Can We Make Housing in Walkable Places More Affordable? LaHood Watch: Secretary Unruffled By Threats to Block Rail Plan in Ohio (BusinessWeek) End in Site for Effort to Cap Gulf Gusher (CNN) Senators Nervous About EPA Plan […]

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Is it Cool if Detroit ‘Burbs Don’t Pay for the New Regional Transit Authority? (Detroit Free Press) California High-Speed Rail Board OKs $96M, Two More Years for Contractor (Mercury News) GM First Automaker to Sign Onto Climate Declaration (The Hill) LaHood in Rochelle, Ill: Rail Investment’s Good for the Economy (Progressive Railroading) Is a “Delmarva” […]

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Rep. LaTourette, Boehner’s Centrist Friend, Holds Key to Transportation Bill (Hill) Santorum Blames High Gas Prices for the Recession. Is He Right? (WaPo) Whoever ‘Shafted Mass Transit,’ Can You Help Revive a Transpo Bill? (WaPo) Out of Reach: How Sprawl Jacks Up the Price of ‘Affordable’ Housing (Grist) …And Causes Increased Pollution (CityPaper) MD Governor […]

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Obama Pledges Action on Climate Change in State of the Union (Grist) Shuster to Speak at “Let’s Rebuild America” Summit Today (The Hill) Outgoing LaHood Praises Obama’s Attention to Passenger Rail (Politico) Why LaHood Turned Out to Be the Right Pick After All (Reuters) Members Confirmed for Senate Transportation Subcommittee (Transpo Issues Daily) Mica Aims […]

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Politico: Mica’s Transportation Bill All About Stoking the Republican Base League of American Bicyclists Issues Call to Action as GOP Tries to Cut All Major Bike Programs CBO: Expect the Highway Trust Fund to Run Out Just in Time for November Election (BusinessWeek) GOP Sen. Inhofe Opposes Tying Keystone to Transportation Bill (Hill) LaHood Announces […]

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Jim Oberstar Blames Crumbling Infrastructure (and Down Economy) on Political Partisanship (MinnPost) LaHood Defends Rail Security, Says Amtrak Already Has a List to Check “Peculiar” Names (HuffPo) GOP Is Getting Political Mileage Out of the Mileage Tax That Never Happened (The Hill) High Gas Prices = Less Sprawl + Safer Roads (Infrastructurist) High-Speed Rail Needs […]