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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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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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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President Obama Re-elected to Second Term (WaPo) Environmentalists Hope For More Action on Climate Change This Time Around (SF Chronicle) An Eight-Step Plan For America’s Cities in the Next Four Years (Atlantic Cities) John Mica Re-elected (WKMG Local 6) Pro-Rail Candidate Comes From Behind to Be Elected Mayor of Honolulu (Star Advertiser) LA’s Measure J […]

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Congress Might Actually Pass a Budget! (WaPo) Bipartisan Lawmakers Launch Congressional Public-Private Partnerships Caucus (Transpo Issues Daily) Truckers Apprehensive About Blumenauer’s New VMT Bill (The Trucker) Blumenauer’s Plan to Raise the Gas Tax Is the Best and Least Popular Idea in Washington (Slate) If GM Is Now So Profitable, Why Did Taxpayers Lose $10.5 Billion on […]

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Oberstar, Villaraigosa, Rendell… Who Will Replace LaHood? (National Journal) NRDC Pleads With States to Use Air Quality Improvement Funds For Intended Use TSTC Pleads With NY Gov. Cuomo to Use Bike/Ped Funds For Intended Use (Streetsblog NYC) Romney Used to Think High Gas Prices and Fuel Efficiency Were a Good Idea (Gas 2) Why the Equity Argument […]