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Today’s Headlines

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House-Passed Sandy Bill Includes $10.9B for Transit (Business Insider, The Hill) LaHood Continues Holding Pattern With His Status (Politico) Court Turns Down Light Rail Plan for Kansas City (Kansas City Star) Gas Tax Talks Around the Country: Washington State, Virginia, Maryland, and Wyoming D.C. Metro Preps for Inauguration (The Hill) In Boston, Transit App Brought $1M […]

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The Week Ahead: Transpo Bill Comes to a Crunch (Hill) National Bike Summit Mobilizes Hundreds to Save Cycling (BikeLeague) Secretary LaHood, NJ Senators Push Senate Bill As-Is (HuffPo) Repubs Want the Federal Gov’t Out of the Transportation Business (Politico) Boehner Weighs Whether to Take Up Senate Transpo Bill (NOLA.com) Transpo Bill: Dedicated Funding Increase Needed […]

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WaPo: “Good Riddance” to Vegas-to-Cali High-Speed Train … But Reid Says Xpress West Isn’t Dead Yet (Las Vegas Sun) Two-Month Delay for D.C. Metro Extension to Tysons (AP, The Hill) Locals Pick Up the Ball With CRC (NYT), Including “Common Sense Alternative” (Columbian) How a Private-Sector Mindset Can Transform Transit (Atlantic Cities) Are Bikes the Conservative Enemy? […]

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Gabe Klein on the Future of Cities (Chicago Mag) Seatbelts Now Required for Large Buses (AP, The Hill) Mixed Outcomes Likely for U.S. Private Rail Projects (Next City) Two California Amtrak Lines Break Ridership Records (LAT) All Aboard Florida Fuels Mixed-Use Growth in Ft. Lauderdale (Sun-Sentinel) Indiana Proposes Transit Funding Formula (Indy Star) Seattle Times: […]

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Sen. Rockefeller Not Confident in Congress’s Ability to Fund Transpo (The Hill, Chron) UC Davis Leads $11.2 Million Research on Sustainable Transpo (Central Valley Business Times) San Antonio Streetcar Gets Green Light (AP) Report: BRT Boosts Transit-Oriented Development (Next City, Atlantic Cities) Is There Enough Time to Negotiate a Save for Amtrak’s Hoosier Line? (Post-Trib, AP) High-Speed Rail […]

Can Oklahoma City Become a Great Cycling City?

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Portland. Minneapolis. Oklahoma City? Ok, so you probably won’t find that last one on any lists of the most bike-friendly cities in the U.S. But with a little bit of effort, the city could change, says Eric Dryer at Bike OKC. In a lot of ways, Oklahoma City has all the right ingredients to be a […]