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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“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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Transpo Bill Deal Could Be Near, With Student Loan Rates Now in the Mix (Reuters, Bloomberg) One Dem Conferee Threatens Not to Sign On in Protest of GOP Tactics (Hill) Brookings Institution’s Robert Puentes Wants a Deal Done, Still Expects Extension First Sustainability Report From Northeast Ohio Org. Shows Costs of Sprawl (Plain Dealer) Still […]

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Bus-Only Lanes + Bike-Share = War on Cars in DC? (NPR) To Attract the Creative Class, Atlanta Should Follow Portland and Build the Streetcar (AJC) Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed Asks for Some Love for MARTA Ahead of Transpo Vote (AJC) Transpo Bill Will Keep Ours Kids on Leashes, Hurt Cities (Salon) New Jersey: Get Rid […]

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How Transit Oriented Development Can Get America Back to Work (HuffPo) Fellow Former Gov. Michael Dukakis Says Romney’s Transpo Record Was “Pathetic” (TranspoNation) Environmental Activists, Citing Gov’t Bailouts, Push Auto Industry on Emissions Standards (Hill) In Iowa, Gas Tax Hike Isn’t Off the Table, But Would Need to Be Counterbalanced (SCJ) Pittsburgh Union Helps Avert […]