Today’s Headlines

  • GOP Not Thrilled After Trump Considers Gas Tax Hike “If We Earmarked Money Toward the Highways” (Bloomberg 1, 2)
  • Congressional Budget Deal Funds Government, Including DOT, Through September (Politico, Hill)
  • Sighs of Relief for Transit in Albuquerque (Journal), Indianapolis (Star), Sacramento (Bee), Bay Area (Green Caltrain), Twin Cities (Star Tribune)
  • Former Inhofe Staffer Takes Lead on Infrastructure at Trump’s Council on Environmental Quality (Politico, E&E)
  • WMATA Board Members Fear Transit Authority “Slipping Back” on Rail Safety (WAMU)
  • Phoenix Mayor Launches Late-Night Bus Service (Downtown Devil)
  • Budget Crunch in Poughkeepsie, NY, Ignites Debate Over Merging City and County Bus Systems (PoJo)
  • Bike-Share Coming to Utica, NY, This Summer (Observer-Dispatch) and Eugene, OR, This Fall (KVAL)
  • How Uber’s Arrogance and a Re-Election Bid Turned Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto From Friend to Foe (Politico)
  • Driverless Cars Could Be Coming to Disney World’s Parking Lots (LA Times)

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Senate Dem Bill Nelson Presses Chao For Stance on Trump’s Muslim Ban (The Hill) Politico Survey Reveals U.S. Mayors’ Concerns About Trump Next City on How Federal Transit Funding Could Change Seattle Reassesses Transit Protocol After Trains Jammed With Protesters Skipped Airport (Seattle Times) Will Dallas Ignore Call to Tear Down I-345? (D Mag) DC Metro Identifies Money That […]

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House and Senate Transpo Committees Take Shape (The Hill) Mica: “Don’t Give Me This ‘Not Bipartisan’ Crap” (Politico) Maryland Leaders Push for Gas Tax Hike, Because State Needs “Huge Infusion of Cash” (Sun, WaPo) LaHood Touts Benefits of D.C. Silver Line (The Hill) A Taste of Mass Transit Leads to Wanting More (Atlantic Cities) About 40 […]

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Late-Night House Debate Weighed Slashing Transit, Amtrak, TIGER Funding (T4America) Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights Urges Lawmakers to Oppose Transpo Budget Senate Dems Want to Force GOP’s Hand on Long-Term Transpo Funding Measure (Politico) Mayors Say Transit Is the Future, Congress Isn’t Buying It (Roll Call) NY Sen. Gillibrand Pushes to Let States Use […]

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Foxx: One Year After Sandy, Transit Recovery Continues (Fast Lane Blog) Head of Mayors Group Talks Transpo Issues, Shutdown with Politico Which U.S. Cities Have the Fewest Car Commuters? (Grist) Utah Transit Aims to Double Ridership by 2020 (SL Trib) Phoenix Mayor: Cities Can’t Wait on Feds for Transpo Projects (Cronkite News Service) Long-Distance Amtrak Routes […]

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Trump Budget Is a Disaster for Cities and Transit (WaPo, Vox) Housing Advocates Fear Big HUD Cuts (WaPo) Trump Likely to Face Congressional Resistance to Scorched-Earth Budget (The Atlantic) In Detroit, Trump Hypes Rollback of Fuel Economy Standards (NYT, USA Today) London Mayor Sadiq Khan Proposes £770 Million for Bike Initiatives (The Guardian) Tempe Police’s Jaywalking Crackdown — “A Tax on […]

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Infrastructure Mired in Budget Battle (NYT) Oil Dependence Leaves American Economy Vulnerable (AP) How Can the U.S. Move Forward on Transportation? (National Journal) Water: An Untapped Transportation Resource? (The Hill) Mayor Gray Finds Room for Transit in DC Budget (GGW) Survey: Americans Prefer Walkable Neighborhoods (IBT) Does Bus Rapid Transit Have a Future? (Grist) Radiant […]