Today’s Headlines

  • Congress Might Actually Pass a Budget! (WaPo)
  • Bipartisan Lawmakers Launch Congressional Public-Private Partnerships Caucus (Transpo Issues Daily)
  • Truckers Apprehensive About Blumenauer’s New VMT Bill (The Trucker)
  • Blumenauer’s Plan to Raise the Gas Tax Is the Best and Least Popular Idea in Washington (Slate)
  • If GM Is Now So Profitable, Why Did Taxpayers Lose $10.5 Billion on the Bailout? (The Hill)
  • The First Transit Super Bowl? (NJ.com, Fox)
  • California HSR Has Suffered Setbacks, Yes. But Death Throes? Not Quite. (Streetsblog LA)
  • California’ Riverside County Get $75 Million Federal Grant for New Commuter Line (SF Gate)
  • SF Protestors Object to Two-Tiered Transpo System: Googly and Non-Googly (Salon)
  • Eugene Students’ Buffered Bike Lane Idea Could Become Reality (Bike Portland)
  • Do All Transit Agencies Have Holiday Gift Swag As Cool As Toronto’s? (BlogTO)
  • Simple Suburban Retrofits: Before and After Photos (Switchboard)