Today’s Headlines

  • Majority Leader Eric Cantor Loses Primary to Tea-Party Nobody (WaPo)
  • Obama: Congress Did Bipartisan Work on Water Bill. Now Do It for Transportation (The Hill)
  • AAA Endorses 12-Cent Gas Tax Hike (CBS)
  • Harry Reid Throws the Ball to Ron Wyden on Transpo Funding (Roll Call)
  • U.S. DOT Chief Foxx Says Administration Will Consider All Options — Even Post Office Scheme (The Hill)
  • Road Lobby Arrives in DC to Push for Funding Fix (For Construction Pros)
  • Will Ridescout Revolutionize Transportation? (GovTech)
  • SEPTA Strike Could Paralyze Transit in Philadelphia Suburbs (Reuters)
  • 21 Young People Arrested in Protest for Low-Cost Transit Access in Boston (Boston.com)
  • What the Multi-Family Housing Boom Is Really About (CityLab)

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Shuster Seeks to Head Transpo Committee, Even If Mica Wants to Stick Around (Hill, Nat’l Journal) Whoever It Is, the Next Chair Faces Transpo Funding Quandary (Bloomberg) Center for Transportation Excellence Offers Rundown of Transpo Ballot Measures Transit Advocates Claim 70 Percent Success Rate on Election Day (Hill) The Shifting Transportation Needs of Baby Boomers (AP) […]

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Senators to Push Bipartisan Transportation Bill Through Committee Today (Hill, WaPo) Understanding the Senate Map 21 Transportation Proposal (T4A, BikeLeague) Mica Compromises While Romney Vows to Cut Amtrak if Elected (Hill) Sen. Kirk (R-Ill): HSR is Great, But Only for Distances 300 Miles or Less (Hill) Traffic Makes Us Dumber: Scientists Say Car Exhaust Causes […]

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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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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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Why USDOT’s Transit Funding Rule Doesn’t Work and What Could Fix It (Slate) Boehner: GOP Will Tack Keystone Pipeline Onto Transportation Bill (Hill) Gov. Brown: Cap and Trade Fees Will Fund HSR in California (SacBee) Why Conservatives Should Be All Over Smart Growth (Switchboard) Millennials: Affordable Urban Living Is Hard to Find (GGW) The Reason […]

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Climate Bill Forecast: Cloudy (Politico, Rolling Stone) Study: $80 Billion Needed to Get America’s Existing Transit Systems Up to Snuff (The Hill) Storm Brewing in the Gulf Could Delay Spill Containment Efforts (Washington Post) Meanwhile, House Dems Water Down Onshore Drilling Legislation (The Hill) Delaying Road Repairs Costs a Lot in the Long Run (Infrastructurist) […]