Today’s Headlines

  • Transit Ridership at Its Highest Point Since the Rise of the Suburbs (AP, NYT)
  • Camp Looking to Obama for a “Common Road” on Tax Reform (The Hill)
  • Senate Dems to Pull an All-Nighter for the Climate Tonight (The Hill)
  • When “Local Control” Means State Government Controls the Locals… (Tennessean)
  • …Sometimes the States (i.e. SC) Threaten to Buy Back State Roads (Post & Courier)
  • As Forecasts Vastly Overestimate Traffic, Philly Area Reconsiders Road Plans (Inquirer)
  • Will California Gas Prices Rise Next Year When Fuel Is Subject to Cap and Trade? (AP)
  • Detroit’s M1 Woodward Line Could Start Running in 2016 (Freep)
  • Mayor Notes Positive Side Effects of Losing the Columbia River Crossing (OPB)
  • Expert Explains How Calgary Can Remove a Car Lane Without Adding Travel Time (Herald)
  • If You Want to Build Support for a Transit Tax, Copy This Op-Ed From Utah’s Deseret News
  • How a Timber Company Sold Its Plan to Metastisize Sprawl and Log the Forest (Gainesville Sun)

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More on Obama’s $302 Billion Transpo Funding Plan (The Hill, Next City, The Hill) Boxer Tells AASHTO to Forget About a Gas Tax Hike in an Election Year (The Hill) Sec. Foxx Announced Sixth TIGER Round, Worth $600M (The Trucker) Here’s the Tea Party Response to Obama’s Plan (KCSG) Members of Congress, Local Leaders Plea […]

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Boxer Sounds Alarm on Ticking Clock for Transportation Funding (The Hill) And AASHTO Infographic Lays Out All the Numbers (via Better Roads) Without Tax Hike, Detroit Bus System Will Have to Shut Down (AP) APTA Stands by Its Ridership Report (Progressive Railroading) Increasing Number of Californians Support High-Speed Rail (Sacramento Biz Journal) DC Metro Fares to Rise […]

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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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Norton and Petri Introduce Obama’s GROW AMERICA Act in the House (The Hill) Foxx Says Bill Would Offer More Local Control (Fast Lane) FTA Urges Transit Agencies to Test Brakes After Chicago Crash (Tribune) DeFazio Explains His Per-Barrel Oil Fee Idea for Funding Transpo (Oregonian) Austin City Council Tacks Road Projects Onto “Urban Rail” Measure […]