Today’s Headlines

  • Two Separate Transit Crashes Leave 40 Injured in San Francisco (LAT)
  • New Bill Would Hold Auto Execs Accountable for Delaying Safety Recalls (Auto News)
  • Wisc. Gov. Scott Walker Targets Trek in Contentious Race Against Mary Burke (Journal-Sentinel)
  • California High-Speed Rail Is on a Roll, Wins Another Court Victory (Signal)
  • The 6 Huge Changes That Occurred 50 Years Ago When Boston’s MBTA Was Created (Globe)
  • Road Lobby Salivates Over Money Left on Table From “Paused” San Antonio Streetcar (WOAI)
  • Renewed Push for Virginia Transit to Extend to the Beach (AP)
  • Tennessee DOT Delays Road Widening Project Due to Federal Funding Uncertainty (Chattanoogan)
  • LA Mayor Wants to Improve Walkability Through “Urban Acupuncture” (LAT)
  • “Roadkill App” Sheds Light on Cars’ Toll on Wildlife (Deseret News)
  • Transportation Both a Cause and a Casualty of Climate Change (Climate Central)
  • Transit Incentives Aren’t Enough — You Have to Disincentivize Driving (CityLab)

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Bike/Ped Survives House’s “Dirty” Extension (Bike League) Who Will Blink on the Keystone Amendment? (Transpo Issues Daily) HSR Not an Effective Use of California’s Climate Change Mitigation Dollars (WaPo) Emanuel: No More Dickering on Infrastructure Trust (Chicago Sun-Times, HuffPo) Outrageously Wrong: County Supe Calls Transit Sales Tax “Gang Rape” (LAT) Combustion Emissions Kill 19,000 Prematurely […]

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New Budget Threat for the U.S.: Climate ChangeĀ (WaPo, ThinkProgress) Environmental Study Released for All Aboard Florida; Miami Expects Retail Impact (WPTV, Biz Journal) New Bills in L.A. Aim to Improve Cycling Network (LAT) Rep. Titus Explores Restoring Vegas-California Amtrak (Review-Journal) Should Cyclists and Drivers Share the Same Rules of the Road? (Vox) Texas Citizens to […]

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The U.S. High Speed Rail Association is emerging as a lobbying force in D.C. (Roll Call) Is the Justice Department investigating Rep. Don Young’s (R-AK) shady Florida highway earmark? The law says they should be … (CQ Notepad) A mainstream-media look at last week’s vast new study of the benefits of denser development, with obligatory […]

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Connecticut Rail Shutdown Could Mean “Carmaggedon” on I-95 (USA Today, Globe, NYT) Foxx Is a Shoo-In For Transpo Secretary But He’s Not Leaving Anything to Chance (News & Observer) Obama Seeks to Further Fast-Track Infrastructure Project Reviews (White House) Doubling Tripling Quintupling Down on Obama’s Infrastructure Bank Idea (TID) Ways and Means Chair Uses IRS […]

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Federal highway safety regulators knew that cell phone use while driving — even on a hands-free device — was a massive safety risk, but they hid it from Congress (NYT) LaHood’s stimulus tour stops in Sarasota, Florida (Herald-Trib) Don’t fret, New Yorkers: The $8 billion Hudson transit tunnel is on track for federal money whether […]