Today’s Headlines

  • Highway Trust Fund in Hands of New House GOP Leader McCarthy (National Journal)
  • WaPo’s Wonkbook Breaks Down Key Issues in Transpo Funding Debate
  • Senate Hybrid Bill With Transpo Funding Yanked From Floor (The Trucker)
  • Will Houston See More Density or More Sprawl in the Future? (Houston Chron)
  • Gas Tax an Election Issue in Tennessee (Times Free-Press)
  • Business Lobby Opposes Tax Holiday Plan for Transpo (The Hill)
  • How Will Plans Develop for DC’s Georgia Avenue Streetcar? (GGW)
  • Bike Lobbyists Meet With Congress (Bicycle Retailer)
  • Bankrollers Wary of Requests for Twin Cities Light Rail (StarTrib)
  • Pittsburgh Moves Forward With Downtown Bike Lanes (Post-Gazette)
  • What’s the Recipe for a Successful City? (HuffPo)

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The White House Has Issues With the House Transpo Funding Bill (Transpo Issues Daily) Senate Version Spends $10B More (AP) … and Splits GOP (The Hill) With Dire Funding Forecast, Lawmakers Debate Gas Tax Hike (The Hill) Anthony Foxx Attends to Transpo Needs in Connecticut, Minnesota (Better Roads) And Tomorrow, Foxx Will Make His First […]

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Feds Set Post-Sandy Building Standards (TransNat) Will China Be Able to Help With California’s High-Speed Rail? (AP) Project 100: Zappos CEO Wants to See Fewer Cars in Vegas (Grist, Gigaom) Massachusetts Leaders Spar Over Transpo Funding (MassLive, Boston.com) Indy Mayor: “Time to Act” on Stalled Transit Expansion (Indy Star) Atlantic Cities Looks at Improvement Plans for Amtrak’s NE Corridor […]

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Uber CEO Leaves Trump’s Advisory Council Thanks to #DeleteUber (NYT) House Committee Lays Groundwork for Infrastructure Plan (NPR) Study: Tax Incentive-Based Transportation Plan Would Fund Urban Toll Roads (Hill) GOP Senator Fischer Floats Transpo Funding Bill (The Hill) U.S. News & World Report Gives Some Bio Details on Elaine Chao Galveston Loses Federal Transit Funds After Hurricane Ike […]

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Carper Proposes Nearly Doubling the Gas Tax (The Hill) Private Rail Group Wants High-Speed Link From Chicago to Twin Cities (Post Bulletin) While Another Private Company Wants a Worcester-Providence Line (AP) Boston, North Carolina Get New Transpo Chiefs (Boston Globe, AP) With Hearings Planned for NJ Transit Delays, Telecommuting Offered as Solution (NJ.com, Bloomberg) How $500M Made […]

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More About the House GOP Revamp of Transpo Bill (WaPo, T4America, Trans. Issues Daily) House Dems Applaud Boehner’s Retreat (Hill) In Dallas Visit, Rogoff Supports Use of Gas Tax for Transit Funding (Morning News) If People Got Rid of Their Extra Cars, They Could Buy an Extra House (Grist) Georgia Senate Bill Would Outlaw Two-Abreast […]

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Obama Urges Action on Highway Trust Fund: “It’s Not Crazy. It’s Not Socialism” (Biz Insider) Foxx Warns That State Funding Will Be Rationed Starting August 1 … (Dallas News) … And Defends Obama for Dragging Feet on Gas Tax (Roll Call) With Holiday Weekend Coming, Gas Prices Reach Six-Year High (The Hill) LaHood Encourages Missouri […]