Today’s Headlines

  • Biden and Foxx Tout 5-Year Anniversary of Federal Stimulus (ENews PFAP)
  • … And Lawmakers Reflect on Its Legacy With The Hill
  • After Rough Four Years, NJ Transit Chief Resigns (NYTBloomberg)
  • NTSB Recommends Cameras, Speed Signs for Metro-North (The Hill, AP)
  • LaHood Joins Board of Electric Bus Company (Peoria Journal Star)
  • Move MN Pushes Tax Increases for Minnesota Transpo (Pioneer Press)
  • Vancouver Olympics Paved Way for Public-Private Transit (Atlantic Cities)
  • Tennessean Opinion: Nashville Needs Dedicated Funds for Transit
  • What Are the Top European Cities for Walking, Biking, Transit? (Treehugger)
  • How Tri-State Universities Are Working to Reduce Car Use (Mobilizing the Region)
  • Bike Lanes on Rockville Pike? (Gazette)

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Senators to Lay Out Six-Year Transpo Funding Plan This Morning (The Hill) The Bill’s Potential New Name? “The DRIVE Act” (Land Line) Protected Bike Lanes: America’s Next Transit Frontier (WaPo) Transpo Money Could Be Freed Up By Removing Earmarks (The Hill) Feds to Examine DC Metro’s Fatal Smoke Incident (AP) Vision Zero: Seattle Rewards Law-Abiding […]

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House-Passed Sandy Bill Includes $10.9B for Transit (Business Insider, The Hill) LaHood Continues Holding Pattern With His Status (Politico) Court Turns Down Light Rail Plan for Kansas City (Kansas City Star) Gas Tax Talks Around the Country: Washington State, Virginia, Maryland, and Wyoming D.C. Metro Preps for Inauguration (The Hill) In Boston, Transit App Brought $1M […]

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New York Studies Possibility of Higher-Speed Rail Between NYC and Niagara Falls (AP) Gov. Rick Scott’s Election-Year Gift to Tampa Area: A $131m Elevated Expressway (Tampa Bay Times) Bixi’s Financial Straits Don’t Seem to Be Impacting U.S. Bike-Share (Gas2) No Snowjam During Atlanta’s Second Snowstorm, So Who Needs Rail? (Marietta Daily Journal) Peer-to-Peer Bike-Share Takes Off […]

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Here’s Another Obama Infrastructure Proposal For Republicans to Shoot Down (TID) In Pedestrian Crash Deaths, Blame Belongs to Street Design (WaPo/GGW) AFL-CIO’s Wytkind Hopes Shuster Will Soften His Stance on Amtrak (The Hill) Over 2.4 Million Pounds of CO2 Per Second — We’re Looking at You, China (AP) Private Infrastructure Investors Look to the U.S. […]

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Amtrak Restores Boston-NYC Service (AP) FEMA Covers Emergency Transit Costs (WSJ), With Praise From Democratic Senators (The Hill) Bikes Are Indispensable in Post-Sandy NYC (CNBC) AP: Judge Gives Mixed Ruling on Honolulu Rail Case Bay Area’s Transit Records Beg the Question: Can’t the Beefed-Up Service Just Continue? Memphis Commercial Appeal Urges Voters to Vote Yes […]

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Time Runs Out for Transit Commuter Tax Benefit (Gov Exec, Chicago Trib) Cincinnati Mayor: Transit Agency Can’t Pay for Streetcar (Cincinnati Enquirer) Connecticut Panel Looks at Metro North Issues (AP) Home Buyers Prioritize Walkability (Better Cities and Towns) Austin Follows Houston’s Lead and Preps Bike-Share Launch (Houston Chron) Amtrak to End Refunds for No-Shows (The […]