Today’s Headlines

  • Boxer Wants Wholesale Oil Fees to Replace Federal Gas Tax (The Hill)
  • It’s Not Looking Good for Connecticut Rail Commuters (NYT)
  • Foxx to Speak at APTA Conference (The Hill)
  • Success Varies for Guerrilla Bike Lanes (Atlantic Cities)
  • Austin Explores Urban Rail (KUT News)
  • The Rise, Fall, Rise Again of American Streetcars (Sustainable Cities)
  • BRT Plans Debated in Montgomery County, MD (WTOP)
  • Bogotá Recognized for Climate Leadership in Transportation (Global Site Plans)
  • Downtown Vegas Goes More Bike-Friendly (Review-Journal)

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If Not Raising the Gas Tax, Then What? (The Hill) After Governor’s Signature, Indiana Transit Bill Will Head to Ballot (Indy Star) Disputes Push Back Opening Date for Twin Cities Light Rail (Star Trib) Why Has Cycling Stagnated in the UK? (Cycling Weekly) Boston’s “Prescribe-a-Bike” to Subsidize Bike-Share Memberships (BostInno) To Fund Transpo in Pennsylvania, […]

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Rail Industry Will Spend About $20B on Safety Tech to Meet Congressional Mandate (Information Week) Funding Breakdowns of MAP-21 (BikeLeague) Adams Calls Mica’s Amtrak Gripes “An Election-Year Stunt” (The Hill) VA Senate Rivals Agree on State Control for Dulles Rail (Examiner) Portland Debuts America’s First “Bike Counter” on Bridge (Bike Portland) Will the Next Big Bike Boom Happen in Latin […]

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Why Is Germany (and Europe) Afraid of Uber? (WaPo) Gabe Klein Becomes COO of “Pop-Up” Bus Service Bridj (BostInno) The Rise of Poverty in the Suburbs (Slate) Amtrak Exec Asks Feds to Help With Freight-Related Delays (The Hill) Historian Steven Conn Traces the Roots of Anti-Urbanism (Pacific Standard) Lowering Fares Won’t Solve All Problems for […]

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Obama to Pitch $300B Infrastructure Plan, Including Tax Overhaul (The Hill, Reuters) Study: Riding Transit Improves Racial, Ethnic Acceptance (Boston Globe) Foxx Affirms Feds’ Commitment to California High-Speed Rail (KPCC) D.C. Plans for 19 Miles of Bike Lanes This Year (Washingtonian) Atlantic Cities: America’s Love of Houses/Car “Enduring and Weird” Feds Approve North Carolina Light Rail […]

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Shuster: Lawmakers to Address “Transportation Fiscal Cliff” of Gas Tax (The Hill) The Atlantic: “Big Oil Doesn’t Need Uncle Sam’s Help” Blumenauer Shoots Down Transpo Secretary Rumors (The Hill) National Review: Infrastructure’s Not Really “Crumbling,” Per Se… Planetizen Lists 10 Planning Trends of the Year, Including Streetcars, Bike Battles… Indiana DOT Looks to Improve Transit (Star […]

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Employees Union Presses House to Restore Commuter Tax Break (The Hill) Overhaul Proposed for DC Transportation as DDOT Chief Departs (WaPo) Future Funds for DC Metro in Jeopardy After Mismanagement (The Hill) Minneapolis Light Rail Debate Hinges on Equity (Minn Post) Will Houston Warm to Light Rail? (Atlantic Cities) Meanwhile, Houston Bike Commuting on the Rise […]