Today’s Headlines

  • Incoming Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy Nixes Gas Tax Plan As “a Democrat Idea” (Transport Topics)
  • Obama Opposes Gas Tax Plan Too (The Hill)
  • The LA Times Supports It, For What It’s Worth
  • LA Mayor Nominates “Bike Hippie” Seleta Reynolds to Run City DOT (Streetsblog LA, Cyclelicious)
  • NYC Mayor De Blasio Signs Vision Zero Bills, Says 25 MPH Limit Will Start This Fall (Streetsblog NYC)
  • Supreme Court Will Decide Whether Amtrak Has Too Much Regulatory Authority (Fed Regs Advisor)
  • DC Metro’s Silver Line Will Open July 26 (WaPo)
  • Philadelphia Addresses High Ped Fatality Rate With New Safety Focus (Inquirer)
  • Short Short Stories Detailing Taxicab Frustrations Illustrate Reason for Ride-Sharing (WaPo)
  • Mr. Money Moustache Carries Large Equipment on Bike Trailer to Avoid Being a Car Clown

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Bernie Sanders Pitches $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill… But No Funding Source (WaPo) How Low Gas Prices Could Spell Trouble for Obama’s Climate Plan (National Journal) House T&I Committee Announces Subcomittee Assignments Minnesota Gov Slaps Parks Board for Stalling LRT, Plans Tax Hikes for Transpo (F&C, Pioneer Press) Winter Storms Aren’t a Big Deal For Walkable, Transit-Oriented Communities […]

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Supreme Court Upholds Sprawl Fees For Greenfield Development (Switchboard) One Ridiculous Charge Dropped Against Grieving Georgia Mom Raquel Nelson, Two Remain (AJC) House Republican Says Grover Norquist’s Anti-Tax Pledge Is “Paralyzing” Congress (WaPo) Sen. Rand Paul Takes Up Anti-Transpo Enhancement Zealotry Where Coburn Left Off (Courier-Journal) Feds Lay the Groundwork For Detroit-to-Chicago HSR With $196.5 […]

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There’s a Slew of Vacancies in Top U.S. Transpo Positions (The Hill) New FRA Head Gets High Marks from Congress (WaPo) Construction Begins on Downtown Chicago BRT (Sun Times) 12 Studies That Confirm the Economic Value of Adding Bike Lanes (City Lab) GGW: With Streetcar Plans in Doubt, New DC Mayor Needs to Commit to […]

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Report Recommends BRT For NYC As Hedge Against Future Storms (Transpo Nation) LA Targets Infrastructure Repair With New Property Tax Measure (LAT) How DC Came to Be the Undisputed King of U.S. Bike-Sharing (Slate) DC Wants It All: Transit, Bikes, Traffic Management and Road Widening (WaPo) More Noise Pollution, Please: How to Save Pedestrians From […]

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Foxx “Breezes Through” Confirmation Hearing (WaPo, The Hill) Transpo Issues Daily’s Coverage: Foxx’s Intro, Areas of Focus; and Six Things We Learned What Does L.A.’s New Mayor Mean for Transportation? (Streetsblog LA, Grist, Next City) Study: Canadian Kids Spend Too Much Time in Cars (Toronto Sun, HuffPo) North Dakota Gets New Transpo Head (AP, The Republic) Memphis Mayor Plans […]

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Obama Administration to Map Out 30-Year Transportation Plan (WaPo) Transportation Wonks Converge This Week in Washington (Roll Call) California Takes Two Big Steps Forward on Climate Change, But Then There’s Keystone… (The Hill) Gas Tax Hikes Starting to Look More Realistic at Both Federal and State Level (Nat’l Journal, Planetizen) Minnesota House Speaker: State Won’t […]