Today’s Headlines

  • In California, Plummeting Gas Tax Revenue Hurts Transit Projects (LA Times)
  • Plans Speeding Up for Houston-Dallas High-Speed Rail (Houston Chron)
  • How Will We Wade Through the Politics of Driverless Cars? (Boston Globe)
  • What’s Behind Maryland Gov. Hogan’s Pursuit of Maglev Rail? (WaPo)
  • BRT Could Be the Best Solution for Charleston’s Gridlock (Post and Courier)
  • New NACTO Guide Sees Protected Bike Lanes as Ideal Complement to Transit (Green Lane Project)
  • Chicago Transit to Spend Up to $40M on Electric Buses (Chicago Trib)
  • Survey Shows Bike Commuting’s on the Rise in Pittsburgh (PGH City Paper)
  • American-Style Suburbs Are Booming in China (The Big Think)

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Today’s Headlines

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A $20 Billion Compromise Could Lead to Passage of the 2011 Budget, Six Months Late (Bloomberg) After a Long Winter of Transit Cuts, Could It Be Springtime in Atlanta? (AJC) Houston Transpo Council Prioritizes Automobiles Over Everything Else (Houston Chronicle) Distracted Driving: A “Vibrant Sector” (Bike Portland) T4America Releases State-by-State Report on Failing Bridges Another […]

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Today’s the Start of Infrastructure Week and Bike to Work Week (Chicago Trib, Bike League) The Hill Highlights Infrastructure Emergencies and the Politics Holding Up Fixes DC Metro to Suspend Late-Night Weekend Service (WTOP) LA Times: How L.A. Can Improve Its Return on Huge Transit Investment? Downtown Buffalo Shifts Away From the Car (Buffalo News) Virginia Beach to […]

McCain’s Transit Hit List: Get the Details

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Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), a self-styled foe of what he labels wasteful government spending, has launched a broadside against transit projects in the U.S. DOT’s 2010 spending bill, which is slated for a vote this week in the upper chamber of Congress. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) (Photo: Scrape TV) McCain had proposed more than 20 […]

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How Planning Director Harriet Tregoning Transformed D.C.(WaPo) Honolulu Rail Project Advances Despite Unresolved Court Case (AP) Biden, Foxx Talk Infrastructure Investment in Philly Today (AP) Pedestrian Fatalities Mount As San Francisco Pitches Safe Streets (SQED) Global Campaign Calls for Sustainable Transpo (GreenBiz) In Northern Plains, It’s Amtrak vs. Big Oil (OPB) Report Finds “Transit Deserts” in Chicago’s System […]

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Hoboken Train Crash Highlights Absence of Life-Saving Safety Tech (The Hill) Chris Christie Has Let NJ Transit Go to Seed (NYT) Parking Policy People Are Excited About the White House’s Housing Announcement (Next City) Foxx Hypes the “Smart City” (Fed Scoop) Charleston Voters to Decide on $600M for Transit (Post & Courier) Chicago Moves Forward on Red […]

Today’s Headlines

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Why Cleveland Won’t Get Much Back From the RNC (Slate) GOP Delegates Split on Climate Change (Scientific American) Congress Has a Month to Sign Off on Funding for Maryland’s Purple Line (WaPo) Minneapolis Light Rail Clears Milestone But Still Lacks Funds (StarTrib) Feds Greenlight BRT for Stretch of Historic Route 66 (AP) Can Nashville Be […]