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U.S. DOT Makes $266 Million in Bus Funding Available (Mass Transit Magazine) Senators: D.C. Metro Needs $150 Million to Deal With Safety Issues (Roll Call) U.S. Conference of Mayors Commends Anthony Foxx’s New Focus on Opportunity (eurweb) Orange County Streetcar Moving Closer to Design and Construction (Mass Transit Magazine) Suburban Detroiters Resist BRT Plans (The […]

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Obama Calls for Private Investment in Infrastructure (NYT) …But Some Officials Say It’s Not That Easy (Roll Call) Can New Orleans Grow Along With Its Transit? (Times-Picayune) Isn’t There a Better Term Than “Ridesharing” for Uber and Lyft? (GGW) In Seattle, Transit Funding Package Makes It Onto November Ballot (Seattle Times) Detroit Prepares to Build […]

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Dem Senator Whitehouse: House Bill Is “Pathetic” But I’ll Vote for It (The Hill) House Directs Homeland Security to Develop a Plan to Protect Infrastructure (The Hill) Julián Castro Takes the Helm at HUD (NBC) Pension Funds Eye Infrastructure Investment, But Not in United States (Roll Call) Study Shows Where Bike-Share Increases or Decreases Transit […]

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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 […]

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Late-Night House Debate Weighed Slashing Transit, Amtrak, TIGER Funding (T4America) Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights Urges Lawmakers to Oppose Transpo Budget Senate Dems Want to Force GOP’s Hand on Long-Term Transpo Funding Measure (Politico) Mayors Say Transit Is the Future, Congress Isn’t Buying It (Roll Call) NY Sen. Gillibrand Pushes to Let States Use […]

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Touting Buses as Economic Lifeline, Foxx Announces $30M Grant in Detroit (Roll Call, Free Press) Kansas City Offers Lesson on Streetcar Funding Challenges (CityLab) Ridership Up for D.C.’s New Silver Line (Washington Biz Journal) Nashville Envisions Its Future Growth (Nashville Ledger) In Baltimore, LaHood Continues Pitch for Higher Gas Tax (Baltimore Biz Journal) Study Will […]