Today’s Headlines

  • White House “Strongly Opposes” House Appropriations Bill for Transportation (Hill)
  • Brookings: “Innovation Districts” Concentrate Ideas, Technology, Development in Urban Form
  • House Rejects Funding Cuts For Amtrak, In Unprecedented Act of Reason (Hill)
  • Postmaster General Doesn’t Mind GOP Plan to Pay for Transpo By Cutting Saturday Delivery (Hill)
  • Teamsters Union Urges Congress to Restore Hours-of-Service Rules for Truckers (PR Newswire)
  • A Deeper Analysis of the Anecdotal Evidence That Bike-Share Hurts Bike Shops (>WaPo)
  • RideScout App Expands Into 69 New Cities (Oregonian)
  • Toll Roads in Dallas Flood Plain: A “Radically Backward” Idea (D Magazine)
  • Florida Gov. Rick Scott Under Fire for Supporting East Coast Rail (TBT)
  • Study: 91,000 of Chicago’s 125,000 Daily Bike Trips Are Utilitarian (Sun-Times)

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White House Preps for U.N. Climate Summit Next Week (The Hill) Rail Advocates Rally Against Cuts in House Amtrak Bill (The Hill, Progressive Railroading) Today Is Park(ing) Day: A Model for “Quick and Dirty” Urbanism (Voice of San Diego) Foxx Meets with Tampa Transpo Leaders (Tampa Trib) Jane Jacobs’ Ideas Continue to Resonate in Urban Innovations […]

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House Transportation Leader Bill Shuster Admits “Personal” Relationship With Airline Lobbyist (Politico) NIMBYs in Washington, DC, are Trying to Secure Historic Status for a Parking Lot (City Paper) Indianapolis Leaders: Pacers Bike-Share Has Exceeded Expectations (Indy Star) Joshua Schank Offers Some Ideas for Fixing Transportation Funding (Huffington Post) Bipartisan Group of House Lawmakers Files Bill to Raise […]

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Connecticut Rail Shutdown Could Mean “Carmaggedon” on I-95 (USA Today, Globe, NYT) Foxx Is a Shoo-In For Transpo Secretary But He’s Not Leaving Anything to Chance (News & Observer) Obama Seeks to Further Fast-Track Infrastructure Project Reviews (White House) Doubling Tripling Quintupling Down on Obama’s Infrastructure Bank Idea (TID) Ways and Means Chair Uses IRS […]

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D.C. Metro Takes Over Silver Line, Preps for Summer Opening (WaPo) House GOP Turns to Postal Service to Shore Up Transportation Funding — Yes, Really (Bloomberg) Roll Call: Raising Funds Through Interstate Tolling Isn’t a Bad Idea Senate Commerce Committee to Take Up Transpo Bill June 3 (The Hill) Atlanta Bolsters MARTA Service to Airport […]

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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 […]

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Will Oil Drilling Revenue Idea Fracture the Harmony of Transpo Committees? (Politico) State of California vs. Everybody, Re: High-Speed Rail (Mercury News) ATU Asks Obama to Address Bus Driver Fatigue (The Hill) Gas Tax Hike Passes in New Hampshire House (Union Leader, Patch) T4America Looks at Maryland’s Approach to Transpo Funding Google Maps Improves Live Transit […]