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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Obama’s Transportation Budget  as “Ambitious as It Is Unachievable” (Politico) Shuster: Transpo Budget Lacks Funding Source (The Hill) Smart Growth America Looks at How Budget Would Affect Urban Areas (Atlantic Cities) New Detroit Transit Authority Gets Busy (Free Press) Massachusetts Senate to Meet Saturday to Work on Transpo Funding (Boston.com) Funding in Question for Pittsburgh-Philly-NYC Train […]

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Obama Details “Fix It First” Goals (NYT, Transpo Nation) …And League of Cities Has Concerns About Funding That Plan (The Hill) WaPo: Virginia’s Transpo Compromise Could Be “Historic” (Though Some Think It’s Out of Touch) Washington State Looks at Gas Tax, Car Tabs, Bike Fees… (Seattle Times) Would That $25 Bike Tax Be “Symbolic”? (Cyclelicious, Bike […]

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In Chicago, Major Transit Overhaul Hinges on Transpo Bill Negotiations (Tribune) LaHood Sees Progress Made in VA Metro Talks, Might Be Only One (Hill) Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Dropped Slightly in April (Transpo Nation) But Overall Efficiency Increases Threaten Transpo Funding (Trans. Issues Daily) Bike Traffic on Par With Car Traffic on U.S. Highway 9W in […]

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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 […]