Today’s Headlines

  • Harry Reid Has a Gimmicky Tax Cut Idea for the Highway Trust Fund (Politico)
  • NYT: Corporate Tax Holiday Isn’t the Right Fix 
  • New Twin Cities Light Rail Up and Running, Promising Change (Minn Post, City Lab)
  • Foxx Points to Delaware Bridge as Example of National Problem (USA Today)
  • Pittsburgh’s New Planning Director Brings Wisdom from Seattle and Manhattan (Post-Gazette)
  • Obama Intervenes in Philly Transit Dispute (The Hill)
  • California Budget Plan Includes Funding for High-Speed Rail (Reuters)
  • Achieving “Lean Urbanism” Will Require Balanced Approach (Smart Growth for Conservatives)
  • Charlotte Looks to Minneapolis as Model for Health-Centered Development (Charlotte Observer)
  • Brookings: Innovation Districts Need Transit, Broadband, and Bike/Ped Facilities 

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Charlotte Streetcar Ridership 37% Above Expectations (Observer) Phoenix Voters Went to Polls for Transit Tax (AZ Central) Congress Gets to Put Off Debt Ceiling Battle a Little While Longer (WaPo) U.S. DOT Gives $9.5M to Train the Workforce for an Expanded Transit Network (AP) Sacramento Gets New Light Rail Extension (Progressive Railroading) Illinois Owes Millions in […]

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Transpo Advocates, Toll Opponents Praise Proposed Gas Tax Hike (The Hill) Detroit Light Rail Will Proceed, Despite Funding Gap (Detroit News) America’s New Oil Crisis: Crashing Trains (Politico) Fast Lane Looks Back at 100 Years of American Bus Travel So Which Is It: Is Atlanta “Dangerous by Design” or Easily Walkable? (Decaturish) Texas Looks to Emulate Japan […]

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Mica Wants to Kick Amtrak Out of the Northeast Corridor, Dems Won’t Have It (Globe, The Hill) Add Bad Station-Area Planning to the List of the Pentagon’s Blunders (Yglesias) Video: The Case for Smart Growth (Switchboard) Utah Slows Down Freeway Expansion Plan in Favor of Transit (Salt Lake Tribune) State Could Pull the Plug on […]

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After Years of Dormancy, Feds Pull Funding From Houston Light Rail Project (Chron) As DC Metro Boss Shakes Up Staffing, Senate Bill Would Add to Feds’ Oversight (WaPo) Long-Stalled Plans for Detroit-Ann Arbor Rail See New Life (Detroit News) Senate Bill Would Reinvest Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor Profits in Northeast Corridor (CT Post) Feds Voice Support for Boston’s […]