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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Obama Would Veto House Transportation Budget (The Hill) No Worries, The Senate Won’t Pass the House Bill. This Is What They’ll Be Doing Instead (WaPo) Anthony Foxx’s First Trip as Secretary Focuses on Rail Safety (Fast Lane) Chuck Schumer Wants Climate Adaptation Measures for Rail in Next Transpo Bill (The Hill) Sen. Wicker Pleads for […]

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Foxx: Leave Driverless Car Regs With States for Now (Detroit News) Nike to Sponsor Portland’s “Biketown” Bike-Share (Oregonian) Blumenauer, Buchanan Seek Bike-Share Funding in House (The Hill) House Dems Want States to Find Gas Tax Alternatives (The Hill) Smart City Challenge Winner Will Get High-Tech Buses (Fast Company) MARTA Boss Wants More Support to Expand Transit (AJC) Most […]

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Senate Bill Surges Forward; House Bogs Down (Next American City) Conclusion of Work on Senate Bill Will Come Today (Hill) Fixing the House Bill: Reducing Air Pollution With More Travel Options (T4America) Reversing a Radical Rewrite: Can John Boehner Go Bipartisan? (Transpo Nation) New Report on Statewide Bike Orgs and Federal Funding (Bike League) Bitter […]

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Obama Threatens to Veto GOP Transpo (Under-) Funding Measure (The Hill) Sec. of State John Kerry Breaks Leg Bicycling in Switzerland (Bicycling) Three House Dems Push Bill to Strengthen NHTSA’s Ability to Police Auto Safety (Detroit News) All-Powerful Bike Lobby Blasts Proposal to Cut Bike Funding (WSJ) Texas Governor Signs $4 Billion Transportation Bill (WFAA) Having Ruled Out […]