Today’s Headlines

  • LaHood Urges Obama to Embrace Gas Tax Increase (HuffPo)
  • Can the Water Bill Serve as Model for Highway Bill Compromise? (Bloomberg)
  • Brookings: Has Suburbanization Doomed the War on Poverty?
  • French Firm to Take Over Running Massachusetts Commuter Rail (Boston Globe)
  • … And How the Transit Chief “Cracked Some Eggs” to Get There (Globe)
  • Could Obamacare Actually Affect California’s High-Speed Rail? (HuffPo)
  • New Jersey Advocates Rally for Restored Transit Benefit (Asbury Park Press)
  • Cincinnati Mayor Keeps Going With “Anti-Streetcar Rhetoric” (Cincinnati City Beat)
  • Retrofitting for TOD: An Example from Miami (NRDC Switchboard)
  • How Should Bike-Shares Work in Hilly Cities? (Atlantic Cities)
  • Ann Arbor Studies New Amtrak Station Along Detroit-Chicago Route (M Live)

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Blumenauer Snags Bipartisan Support for Bike Bill (Politico) Foxx Takes on Distracted Driving in HuffPo AP Lays Out Details of the $2.3B Pennsylvania Transpo Bill New APTA/USTA Report (PDF) Shows It Pays to Connect Airports with Rail (Metro Mag) Will New Orleans’ Complete Streets Rub Off on Baton Rouge? (225 Baton Rouge) … And Will The […]

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Commuter Rail Could Return to Miami in 2014 (HuffPo) Nashville Mayor: City Must Invest in Transit (Tennessean) Can Millennials’ Multi-Modal Transpo Habits Translate to Stronger Advocacy? (Bike League) Virginia Needs to Stop Building Bypasses and Start Improving Existing Streets (GGW) Cincinnati Passenger Rail Gets Key Approvals (Progressive Railroading) Denver’s Bike-Share Membership Mainly White (Transpo Nation) […]

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Iowa-Centric Candidates Ignoring Urban Issues (Salon) and Transportation (Politico) Are More Temporary Extensions of Transportation Bills Inevitable? (National Journal) Romney’s Last Words Before Caucus Were Railing Against Amtrak (TranspoNation) Republican Presidential Candidates Weren’t Always Anti-HSR (NYTimes) Missouri’s Refusal to Adopt New Safety Standards Could Cut Them Off From Highway Fund (KCStar) Sprawl Is Costing Florida […]

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Though GOP Seems to be Warming to Gas Tax Increase, There’s Still Reluctance (The Hill, WaPo) Study Finds Link Between Cheap Gas and Highway Fatalities (HuffPo) Could Boston Handle the Olympics? (Boston Globe) L.A. Times: Future Generations Need the Bullet Train In Atlanta, a Racial Divide Between the City and the Suburbs (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) 24 Private Companies Vie […]

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Looks Like Senate Will Be Working for the Weekend on Transpo Bill (Roll Call) House, Senate Republicans Headed for Showdown (The Hill) Anthony Foxx Sits Down with Politico Foxx Particularly Bullish on Southeast Rail (Fast Lane) Streetsblog’s Ben Fried on Why We Should Knock Down Urban Highways (Politico) Study: Transit Access Not a Primary Factor in […]

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After Years of Dormancy, Feds Pull Funding From Houston Light Rail Project (Chron) As DC Metro Boss Shakes Up Staffing, Senate Bill Would Add to Feds’ Oversight (WaPo) Long-Stalled Plans for Detroit-Ann Arbor Rail See New Life (Detroit News) Senate Bill Would Reinvest Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor Profits in Northeast Corridor (CT Post) Feds Voice Support for Boston’s […]