Today’s Headlines

  • In Georgia, LaHood Criticizes Transpo Bailout, Touts Gas Tax (Atlanta Biz Chron)
  • Poll Finds No Public Consensus on Transpo Funding (AP)
  • Obama Goes It Alone on Infrastructure (Fiscal Times)
  • Today: Foxx Hosts Virtual Town Hall on GROW AMERICA (Fast Lane)
  • Missouri Voters Reject Sales Tax Increase for Transpo (KC Star)
  • Tucson’s New Streetcar Exceeds Ridership Predictions (Tucson Sentinel)
  • How Will Sprawl Affect Ecosystems in the Southeast? (Guardian)
  • DOE Secretary on Tour to Look at Energy, Transpo Needs (The Hill)
  • Testing Out “Transit-Oriented Sprawl” in Prince William County (GGW)
  • Danish Tourists Take Canada to Task on Car Culture (Treehugger)
  • Transit Advocates in Providence Try to Halt Plaza Project (Providence Journal)

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Senate Committee Restores Tax Break for Transit Commuters (The Hill, Gov Exec) Providence, RI, Keeps Trying for Streetcar (Railway Age) Bike-Share to Hit Seattle This Summer (Seattle Times) Latin America’s Urbanization Needs Innovative Thinking (UK Guardian) With New Transpo Funds in Hand, Pennsylvania Finalizes Projects (AP) After 43 Years, Amtrak Returns to St. Paul’s Union […]

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Foxx: States Pulling Back on Transpo Projects Due to Uncertain Funding (Transport Topics) In Dallas, One Weekend Kicked Off Demand for Urban Change (Next City) Bipartisan Group Signs Onto Bill That Would Raise Gas Tax (Equipment World) Will Puget Sound Voters Pony Up for Light Rail? (Seattle PI) Developers Respond to the Carless, One-Person Household (Chicago Mag) Minneapolis Plans for […]

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“Highway” Funding “Stuck in Reverse” (Star Tribune) Schumer: Tax Benefits for Transit Commuters Will Be in Transpo Bill (Bloomberg) Boehner: We’ll Work With Senate If GOP Balks on Highway Bill (Transpo Nation) Are Cars to Blame for Distracted Driving? (USA Today) Do More Bikeways Mean More Commuting By Bicycle? (Crikey) Metropolitan Sprawl Puts the “Urban” […]

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Bill Shuster Takes on the Tea Party (Politico) China Seems to Be Repeating U.S. Mistakes with Sprawl (Bloomberg, Grist) Massachusetts Focuses on Transit, Biking, Walking Under “GreenDOT” (Progressive Railroading) Chicago Bike-Share to Have Most Stations in the U.S. (HuffPo) Election Results Could Affect Transpo in New Haven, Stamford (Mobilizing the Region) Minnesota Transpo Advocates Push for […]

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Carper Proposes Nearly Doubling the Gas Tax (The Hill) Private Rail Group Wants High-Speed Link From Chicago to Twin Cities (Post Bulletin) While Another Private Company Wants a Worcester-Providence Line (AP) Boston, North Carolina Get New Transpo Chiefs (Boston Globe, AP) With Hearings Planned for NJ Transit Delays, Telecommuting Offered as Solution (NJ.com, Bloomberg) How $500M Made […]

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Former DOT Chiefs: Transpo Shortfalls Eroding “American Prosperity” (WaPo) DOT Announces New Funding for State of Good Repair Grants… at 1 Percent of Need (National Journal) Rail Projects Hang in the Balance in Several Close Governors’ Races (NYT) Reduced Demand for Cars Causes Drop in Manufacturing (The Hill) Car Dependence and Sprawl Make It Hard […]