Today’s Headlines

  • “Wrestlemania” in DC: Metro vs. Congress (WaPo, NYT)
  • L.A. Mayor Backs Tax Increase for $120B Transit Proposal (AP)
  • New York’s MTA Withdraws From APTA (TransitCenter)
  • Louisville Looks Forward With Mobility Plan — But No Light Rail (Broken Sidewalk, WFPL)
  • Inspector General Report Says FTA Should Be a Better Watchdog (WaPo)
  • The Master Plan for Downtown Vegas (Next City)
  • Looking at California’s High-Speed Rail as Part of the Big Picture (Silicon Valley Biz Journal)
  • Feds, Activists Launch First Distracted Driver Awareness Month (TI News Daily)
  • Anchorage Looks to Urbanize (Anchorage Press)

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As He Plans for “Year of Action,” Obama Heads to St. Paul to Talk Transpo (AP, Jamestown Sun) California Bullet Train Gets Funding Extension (AP) C40 Mayors Look at Challenges for Sustainable Cities (Green Biz) $1.9B Federal Loan Moves Forward for Dulles Rail Project (Patch, WaPo) Now Half Complete, L.A.’s Gold Line Extension Expected to Spur Development […]

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The Debt Ceiling: Hang Tight, This Could Get Ugly (Infrastructurist) No End in Sight As FAA Shutdown Drags On (Transpo Nation) Meanwhile, Sec. LaHood Urges Bipartisan Solution to Standoff (WaPo) Report Throws Cold Water on California’s High-Speed Rail Plans (LAT) The House Transportation Bill: A Closer Look at TIFIA (T4America) Sen. Wyden Introduces Transportation Bond […]

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High-Speed Rail Could Connect Four Southeast States (AP) Foxx Chastises Lawmakers as They Scramble to Meet May 31 Transpo Funding Deadline (The Hill) Bike to Work Week and Infrastructure Week Start Today (Time, Progressive Railroading) Purple Line an “Inherently Political” Decision for Maryland Gov Hogan (WaPo) Fare for California High-Speed Rail Could Be a Real Bargain (LA Times) […]

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Boston Opens First New T Station in 26 Years (Boston Herald) In Minneapolis, City Council Signs Off on Light Rail (StarTrib, Finance & Commerce) Las Vegas Rail Plans Have Been Through Fits and Starts (Review Journal) MD’s Purple Line Moves to Engineering as Opponents Sue Over “Tiny Species” (Progressive RR, WaPo) L.A.’s Infrastructure Reaches Breaking Point (NYT) […]

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Another Extension Is in the Works for Transpo Bill — But How Long Will It Last? (School Transpo) Republican Victories Imperil Rail Plans (NYT) LaHood Dangling Rejected Rail Funds in Front of Other Potential Recipients (WSOC TV) NY Lt. Gov: Transpo Infrastructure is Key to a “Prosperous Future for New York” (WSJ) High Speed Rail […]

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Obama Administration to Map Out 30-Year Transportation Plan (WaPo) Transportation Wonks Converge This Week in Washington (Roll Call) California Takes Two Big Steps Forward on Climate Change, But Then There’s Keystone… (The Hill) Gas Tax Hikes Starting to Look More Realistic at Both Federal and State Level (Nat’l Journal, Planetizen) Minnesota House Speaker: State Won’t […]