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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Senate Refuses to Pass Oil-Related Bills from the Dems and the GOP (MoJo, The Hill) If Six Lawmakers Can’t Agree On a Debt-Reduction Plan, How Will 535? (WaPo, WaPo) Terry Bellamy Fills Gabe Klein’s Big Shoes at DDOT (WJLA, Housing Complex) More on D.C.’s Meteoric Rise to Bike-Friendly Stardom (Smart Planet) With High Gas Prices, […]

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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 […]

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LaHood roasted with Toyota jokes at off-the-record dinner, featuring tributes from the president and White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel (The Hill) Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) makes it clear that she’s on board with L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa’s increasinly popular "30/10" transit plan (LAist) As Obama signs a $20 billion highway trust fund infusion into […]

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Pope’s Visit Gives Glimpse of a Car-Free Downtown Philly (Next City) U.S. High Speed Rail Projects Get Creative, Sans Federal Funding (CityLab) Feds Approve DC Metro’s Plan for Safety Fixes (The Hill, WaPo) Bike Portland Chats with L.A.’s Transpo Chief APTA: If High-Speed Rail Was Available, Two-Thirds of Americans Would Want to Use It A Look at […]

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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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Congress Kicks the Can on Transpo Funding to July 31 (The Hill) Amtrak Required to Address Speed Concerns on Northeast Corridor (Progressive Railroading) Houston Debuts Two New Light Rail Lines (Chron) Western U.S. Has Seen Long-Term Rise in Urban Populations (WaPo) Will the Kansas City Streetcar Unite or Divide? (Next City) Car-Free Commuting Gets Simpler for DC […]