Today’s Headlines

  • Lawmakers Shooting Down Every Viable Transportation Funding Option (Bloomberg)
  • …But Secretary Foxx Is Still Optimistic About a Deal (The Hill)
  • Obama’s Transportation Proposal Is Good — Let’s Raise the Gas Tax to Pay For It (Grist, Marketplace)
  • Obama May Have Given Up on Infrastructure Bank, But Georgetown Public Policy Review Hasn’t
  • Camp Proposal Raises the Gas Tax — But Only on Barge Operators (E&E)
  • If Americans Are Driving Less, Let’s Stop Building New Roads (Looking at You, Seattle) (Atlantic Cities)
  • When Will Bertha Get Moving Again on the Seattle Tunnel? Maybe June. Maybe October. (Crosscut)
  • Ballot Initiative to Block High-Speed Rail Bonding in California Moves Forward (Biz Journal)
  • Bixi’s Bankruptcy Slows Down Capital Bikeshare Expansion (WaPo)
  • Now Every Bus in SF Is a Google Bus (SF Chronicle)
  • Maybe Texas Would Have Been a Better Place to Launch HSR in the U.S. (RPUS)
  • “Extreme Guerrilla Traffic Calming” (Cyclelicio.us)