Today’s Headlines

  • Experts Doubtful That the New Congress Will Pull Off a Transpo Solution By May (WaPo)
  • Tax Policy Center Studies the Variety of State Solutions to the Federal Funding Shortage
  • States and Cities Vote to Pay More for Transpo — Why Can’t Congress? (National Journal)
  • Reps. Blumenauer, McGovern Push for Transit Benefit Parity (The Hill)
  • It’s Time for Gov. Christie to Save New Jersey From Its Too-Low Gas Tax (NewsWorks)
  • Portland Officials Try to Strike Compromise on Street Tax Proposal (Bike Portland)
  • Louisville Seeks to Make City’s Streets Friendly With Bike Boulevards (Broken Sidewalk)
  • Transit Expansion in Clayton County Will Benefit All of Atlanta (Brookings)
  • The Undead Columbia River Crossing (AP)
  • One Month of Low Gas Prices Is Enough to Bring Back the Hummer (WaPo)
  • Will Istanbul Be the Next Copenhagen? (Cyclelicio.us)

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House Budget Locks in Sequestration, Senate Unveils Its Proposal Today (Transpo Issues Daily) This Could Be the Year For Major Tax Reform (and a Solution to the Transpo Fiscal Cliff?) (WaPo) What the Bike Summit Teaches Us About the State of the Movement (Bike Portland) How Bike Advocates Can Make MAP-21 Work For Them (Bike […]

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House and Senate Transpo Committees Take Shape (The Hill) Mica: “Don’t Give Me This ‘Not Bipartisan’ Crap” (Politico) Maryland Leaders Push for Gas Tax Hike, Because State Needs “Huge Infusion of Cash” (Sun, WaPo) LaHood Touts Benefits of D.C. Silver Line (The Hill) A Taste of Mass Transit Leads to Wanting More (Atlantic Cities) About 40 […]

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No New Transpo Secretary Yet, But the Buzz Is Still All About Deborah Hersman (WaPo) Buy America Fight Returns to Congress (National Journal) Behind the Veil at U.S. DOT: A Tour for Bike Advocates (Bike Portland) Here’s an Idea: Rake in Transpo Revenues and Bankrupt Everything Else (Cyclelicio.us) With the Feds Out of the Picture, […]

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Kaid Benfield: Massachusetts Smart-Growth Incentives Could Be Stronger (Atlantic Cities) Rhode Island Transpo Chief Elected AASHTO Prez (AP) Wonkblog: Is a Carbon Tax a Comprehensive Climate Solution? Gov. McDonnell Looks at Hiking Gas Tax in Virginia (NBC DC) Illinois Firm Wins $352M California Bullet Train Contract (Examiner) Bike Portland: Federal vs. Local Control of Streets Makes […]

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Congress Finalizes MAP-21 Funding (Transpo Issues Daily) Amtrak/State Agreement Saves Harrisburg-Pittsburgh Train (Inquirer, Tribune-Democrat) Maryland House Could Pass Transpo Funding Bill Today (WaPo) San Francisco Ready to Strengthen Commuter Transit Benefits (Examiner) Chattanoogans Love the Bullet Train … in Germany (Times Free-Press) Montgomery County, Maryland, Prioritizes Smart Growth (Examiner) Gas Tax Hike Wins Final Approval in Vermont […]

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Obama Details “Fix It First” Goals (NYT, Transpo Nation) …And League of Cities Has Concerns About Funding That Plan (The Hill) WaPo: Virginia’s Transpo Compromise Could Be “Historic” (Though Some Think It’s Out of Touch) Washington State Looks at Gas Tax, Car Tabs, Bike Fees… (Seattle Times) Would That $25 Bike Tax Be “Symbolic”? (Cyclelicious, Bike […]