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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“Railroad Geek” VP Touts Amtrak in Philly (AP, Philly.com) Shuster, LaHood and Warner Opine on Transpo Funding (The Hill) Across the Country, Non-Rush Hour Transit Rides Are on the Rise (Atlantic Cities) … But What Are the Barriers to All-Day Service? (Atlantic Cities) SunRail Line Draws Development in Orlando (Orlando Sentinel) How “Complete Streets” Upends […]

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Infrastructure Mired in Budget Battle (NYT) Oil Dependence Leaves American Economy Vulnerable (AP) How Can the U.S. Move Forward on Transportation? (National Journal) Water: An Untapped Transportation Resource? (The Hill) Mayor Gray Finds Room for Transit in DC Budget (GGW) Survey: Americans Prefer Walkable Neighborhoods (IBT) Does Bus Rapid Transit Have a Future? (Grist) Radiant […]

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The Text of the Conference Report (Rules Committee) Democrats and Republicans Both Claim Victory With Transportation Bill (The Hill) DeFazio to Vote Yea: “It’s a Good, Solid Bill that Doesn’t Do Violence to Things We Care About” (The Hill) Coal Ash Language Out, Environmental Review Language In (Politico, AP, BusinessWeek) Baucus: Bill Is Fully Paid For (Finance Committee) House Rejects VMT […]

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Governing Asks Six Transportation Policy Questions for 2013 Shuster Sees Compromise for Amtrak Funding (The Hill), and Won’t Rule Out Gas Tax (Bloomberg) Future Amtrak Will Be “More Like a Business and Less Like a Government Agency” (USA Today) EPA Honors Seven Smart Growth Projects (Switchboard) More on Why States Aren’t Using Flex Funds for […]

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Washington Post: Don’t Coddle the Ethanol Industry; Impose a Carbon Tax Former DOT Secretaries Look to States and Cities to Solve the Transpo Funding Crisis (The Hill) Running Buses on a Highway Is Not BRT, and Is Not Smart Transit Planning (GGW) Cargo Train Carrying Honduran Migrants Derails, Killing At Least 5 (AP) Transit-Accessible Development […]

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NYC’s Biggest Subway Hub Opens Today (AP, NY1) All the Election Proves Is Cities Are Weak and Subject to Rural Domination (Salon) Yeah, Transpo Funding Probably Won’t Get Solved During the Lame Duck (The Hill) Despite Losses in Neighboring Counties, Tampa Will Go Forward With Transit Vote (TBO x2) Repeal of Automatic Gas Tax Increases Will Cost […]