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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Reid Considering Lame-Duck Energy Bill (The Hill) American Conservative Demolishes Myth That the Right Has No Use For Transit …And Notes That Drivable Suburban Infrastructure Is Massively Subsidized (Am. Conservative) Climate Politics Still Look Grim For Environmentalists (USA Today) Good Helps Visualize the Deadliest and Safest Cities for Walking San Diego Media Freak Out Over […]

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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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Are More Cyclists Dying Because There Are More Cyclists? (LAT) Transit Ridership Keeps On Rising — So Don’t Do Anything Stupid, Congress (APTA) Six Reasons Why We Need a Carbon Tax (The Hill) Surprise! Grover Norquist Is Against Raising the Gas Tax (WaPo) Millenials’ Urban Leanings Jump-Start Rental Apartment Boom (Mobilizing the Region) In Which […]

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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 […]

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In NYC appearance, LaHood suggests that tolls could fund new long-term federal transport bill (Transport Nation) U.S. DOT’s auto safety chief says new legislation beefing up his authorities, post-Toyota scandal, could be stronger (Bloomberg) Senate climate bill’s estimated effect on gas prices: less than a 25-cent increase, says new study (The Hill) Three new National […]