Today’s Headlines

  • Shuster Asks for Mayors’ Help in “Educating” Congress on Transpo Funding (The Hill)
  • LA Times Notes “Revolving Door Effect” in NHTSA
  • DC Streetcar System Expected to Bring $18B in Development (WaPo)
  • Vermont (Like Other States) Worries About Transpo Projects (Rutland Herald)
  • … And Smart Growth America Offers Ideas for Innovative Local Solutions (Bacon’s Rebellion)
  • Houston Cycling Advocates Sound Off After Recent Deaths (Houston Chron)
  • Feds Give NYC Transit First Phase of $880M for Sandy Repair (AP)
  • Detroit Seeks Light Rail Contractors (AP)
  • Tampa Looks to Bus System to Spark Economy (Tampa Trib)
  • Both City Dwellers and Suburbanites Prefer Walkability (Tennessean)
  • Palm Beach, FL, Sees Wave of Bike and Ped Projects (Sun-Sentinel)

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ARC Aftermath: What to Do with $47 Million of Land? (NJ.com) Public Supportive, but LaHood Irked About ARC Cancellation (NJ.com, Bloomberg) Amtrak Invests in a New Generation of Locomotives (WaPo) Transportation Costs Emerge as Key Election Issue (Wired) EPA Girds for Attacks on Climate Science (LAT) Cars Ownership Losing its Luster Among Young Adults (Human […]

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D.C.-Area Transpo Agencies Tinker With Long-Term Plans (WaPo) Fixing Houston’s Traffic Crisis Will Require Attitude Shift (Houston Press) New York Transit Advocates Aren’t Confident in Washington (Capital New York) How Will Transit-Oriented Development Reshape West Michigan? (Rapid Growth) San Antonio Express: Streetcar Needs a Firm Advocate Downtown Orlando Projects Get $4.6M Leeway on Transpo Fees […]

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Massachusetts Transpo Secretary to Step Down This Month (AP) Public Meetings Begin Soon on Houston-Dallas High-Speed Rail (Dallas News) Purple Line Politics Play Into Maryland’s Race for Governor (WaPo) Missouri Ethics Panel Shoots Down Complaint on Kansas City Streetcar (KC Star) There May Still Be Hope for the Federal Employee Mass Transit Benefit (Gov Exec) […]

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White House Wants Oil Imports Reduced a Third in Ten Years (Politico) Bloomberg Administration Pushes Back Against Bike Lane Critics (NYT) Proposed $150 Million Cut Would Put Metro on the Slow Track (WaPo) Lawmakers Pitch Smart Transpo Technology for a Few Cities (The Hill) How Much Do Contrails Contribute to Global Warming? (New Scientist) Ped […]

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Arlington, TX, Sheds Rep as Largest U.S. City Without Public Transpo (Star-Telegram, AP) Also in Texas, DART Celebrates 30 Years — But Has It Delivered? (News-Journal) A Standing Ovation for Under-Budget, Early-Finish Utah Rail Project (Salt Lake Trib) What’s the Impact of New Federal Guidance on Affordable TODs? (Enterprise) GGW: Urbanizing ‘Burbs Should Look to […]