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Why Cities Have to Take the Lead in Trump’s America (NextCity) Jared Bernstein: Trump Is Doing Infrastructure Wrong (Politico) The Hill Wants to See Bipartisan Work on Infrastructure Numbers Suggest Trump Can’t Wipe Out Climate Change Progress (WaPo) Utah House Speaker in Talks for DOT Post (KSL) Feds Finally Release Safety Rules for High-Speed Rail (Wired) Civil Rights Suit Filed […]

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Surge in U.S. Traffic Deaths Outpaces Increase in Driving (AP) Trump’s Transportation Team Still Largely Unformed (Detroit News) Chao Tight-Lipped on Future Policies (American Prospect) Pelosi: Dems Won’t Support Tax Break Masked as Infrastructure Deal (The Hill) Feds Warn of Billions of Dollars in Overruns for California High-Speed Rail (LA Times) Foxx’s Last Trip as Transpo Chief: Celebrating His Hometown’s […]

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Trump Considers Borrowing Big for Infrastructure, Tying It to Healthcare (WaPo, The Hill) Another Idea: Trump’s Billionaire Friends Could Steer Infrastructure (CNNMoney) Amtrak Knew of Defect Before Penn Station Derailment; Christie Withholds Payments (NYT, Bloomberg) California Clears Tax Hikes for Transportation Plan (AP) Proposed Amtrak Cuts Target Trump Country (Seattle PI) In Honolulu, Lawmakers Approve $1.2B for Beleaguered […]

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16 Big Transit Projects That Would Be Toast Under Trump’s Budget (WaPo) Cuts Could Imperil Seattle Rail, Gateway Project, DC Metro (Seattle Times, Bloomberg, Washingtonian) How Cities Would Feel the Budget Pain (Curbed) Long-Distance Amtrak Routes Under Threat (Progressive Railroading) Trump Also Wants to Slash Transpo Funding in Rural Areas That Supported Him (Charlotte Observer) The Rail Line […]

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It’s Official: Trump Taps Ben Carson and His Non-Existent Housing Experience to Run HUD (Politico) Whatever Trump Does, Mayors Will Act on Climate Change (Scientific-American) Seattle Is Building a Lot of Apartments But Not a Lot of Parking Spots (Seattle Times) LaHood and Rendell Pitch Infrastructure Spending in The Hill Feds Target Sleep Apnea in Wake of Hoboken […]

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Trump Budget Director: Infrastructure Plan Is Actually $200 Billion, Won’t Be Ready Until Autumn (Bloomberg) James Ray, Bush-Era US DOT Official, Returns to Agency as Senior Advisor on Infrastructure (Hill) Greenspan: Feds Can’t Afford Infrastructure Spending, Should Cut Social Security and Medicare Instead (CNBC) Meanwhile: Indiana GOP Agrees on 10-Cent Gas Tax Increase, Opens Door to Interstate Tolls (Indy […]