Today’s Headlines

  • Paul Ryan Envisions 40/1 Ratio for Private/Public Spending on Infrastructure (The Hill)
  • … As Trump’s Commerce Pick Backs Public Spending (The Hill)
  • The Verge Talks With Anthony Foxx as He Departs DOT
  • Foxx Says DC Metro’s “Success Looks Like Failure” (WaPo)
  • Denver Proceeds With Plan to Widen I-70 (Streetsblog Denver)
  • Feds Name 10 Official Proving Grounds for Self-Driving Cars (TechCrunch)
  • How Utah Made Land-Use Planning Work (Politico Mag)
  • Feds Clear Way for Minneapolis Light Rail Link (StarTrib)
  • Why Killing a Twin Cities Transit Board Could Save Transit Funding (MinnPost)
  • PeopleforBikes Launches New “Places for Bikes” Initiative (SGB)

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Foxx to Congress: “Show a Little Political Courage” on Highway Trust Fund (Reuters, The Hill) California Senate Leader Proposes Fuel Tax for Transit (AP) Foxx, Shuster, Boxer to Speak at Next Week’s AASHTO Event (Better Roads) In L.A., Feds Commit $670M to Light Rail Connector (L.A. Times) Study: Our Most Vibrant Cities Have the Greatest […]

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CityLab Looks at the Legacies of Anthony Foxx and Julian Castro Transportation Issues to Watch Under Trump (The Hill) Elaine Chao Outlines Upcoming DOT Priorities (GovTech) Obama Moves Forward With Auto Regs Before Trump Takes Office (Detroit News) Transit Projects to Track in 2017 (Next City) New Amtrak CEO Talks About What’s Ahead (WBUR) Gulf Coast Amtrak Revival Has Unlikely […]

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Foxx Warns State DOTs That Funding Could Be Cut Off Soon (The Hill) At HUD, Julian Castro Will Take on Obama’s Climate Work (National Journal) California, Amtrak Back Out of Joint Bid on High-Speed Rail (AP) Proposal to Raise Gas Tax Wins Praise From WaPo, NRDC Switchboard While Gannett Notes Mixed Opinions, and Forbes Sniffs Out a Gimmick in the Funding […]

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The Hill Asks: Is It LaHood’s Last Week? MA Wants to Spend Half as Much on Bike/Ped as the Feds Do For the Whole Country (Boston Herald) Lawmaker Wants to Cut Transit Tax Benefit to “Pay For” Sandy Aid (GovExec) Support Is High For Public Spending on Transit (The Hill) Will Congress Throw Bicycling Off the […]

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If Washington Were Rational, Infrastructure Investment Would Be a Slam Dunk (Bloomberg View) MD’s Transpo Funding Plight a Familiar One Across the Nation (Baltimore Sun, Denver Post) Feds Move for States to Have Oversight of Rail Safety (The Hill) What Can Long-Distance Train Travel Teach Us About Great Public Spaces? (Next City) How a 3-Year-Old’s Story Helped […]

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White House Preps for U.N. Climate Summit Next Week (The Hill) Rail Advocates Rally Against Cuts in House Amtrak Bill (The Hill, Progressive Railroading) Today Is Park(ing) Day: A Model for “Quick and Dirty” Urbanism (Voice of San Diego) Foxx Meets with Tampa Transpo Leaders (Tampa Trib) Jane Jacobs’ Ideas Continue to Resonate in Urban Innovations […]