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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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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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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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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Senate EPW Committee Unveils 6-Year Bill With No Funding Source (The Hill) How to Pay For the Bill? Not a Gas Tax Hike, Says Rep. Kevin McCarthy (The Hill) Repatriation Plan for Funding Transportation Gains Traction (The Hill) Senate More Generous With Amtrak Than the House (The Hill) Bill Sets the Stage for a Dramatic […]

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Senate Democrats to Push Vote on Infrastructure Funding This Week (CBS) Business, Labor Once Again Come Together for Infrastructure Funding (Hill) More Infrastructure Projects Turning to Private Funding (WaPo) Making the Case for Transit Funding (Seattle Times) LaHood Lauds Amtrak Ridership, Calls Again for HSR (Hill) The Future of Amtrak Is at Stake in 2012 […]