Today’s Headlines

  • Chao: Trump’s Infrastructure “Vision” Will Be Released in “Next Several Weeks” (Hill, AP)
  • Gas Tax Hikes: Highway Contractors Prepare for SC Windfall (Independent Mail), Want Same in Kansas (KMUW)
  • Oregon Legislature’s Transportation Funding Plan Wrongly Assumes More People = More Cars (Willamette Week)
  • Meanwhile, Oregon’s Bike Industry Fights Back Against Legislature’s Bike Tax Proposal (BikePortland)
  • Learning Lessons from I-85 Collapse, Gwinnett County Could Permanently Re-Route Its Bus Network (Daily Post)
  • Light Rail Extension to Redmond Is Chance to Get Walkability Right (Seattle Bike Blog)
  • Streetcar Construction Underway in Milwaukee (Journal Sentinel)
  • What Is Costing Bike Riders Their Lives? OC Register Points Finger at Everything Except Deadly Road Design
  • David Levinson on Elon Musk: “Interesting, In a Techno-Hucksterish Sort Of Way” (Transportist)
  • Enjoy Photos From This Weekend’s Open Streets and Better Block Event in Louisville (Broken Sidewalk)

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Shuster: Looks Like LaHood’s Sticking Around (Politico) In Defense of a Carbon Tax (Carbon Tax Center) Less Than 1/4 of Americans Walk or Bike for 10 Minutes a Week (Everyday Health) Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Wyoming Talk Gas Tax Increases Pennsylvania Republicans Want to “Decouple” Transit Funding From Road Funding (Post-Gazette) San Diego Transpo Plan […]

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During “Infrastructure Week,” Trump Proposes Red Tape-Cutting Council That Already Exists (USA Today) Las Vegas Transit Agency Gets Governor’s Green Light to Seek Funds for Airport-Downtown Light Rail (Review-Journal) Oregon Transpo Funding Deal: Advocates Push Rail, Not Highways; Bike Tax Could Be Altered (BikePortland 1, 2) Boston Will Redo Car-Clogged Junction to Be More Bike-, Ped-Friendly But Will Keep […]

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It’s Really Over — NJ Gov. Christie Kills Nation’s Biggest Transit Project (NJ Star-Ledger) Consumer Spending on Transportation Fell More Dramatically than Other Spending in 2009 (NYT) Subsidized Sprawl Reversed in South Florida, Could Save the Everglades (NYT) Freight Rail, Republicans Standing in the Way of Recovery Act’s HSR Promise (Bloomberg) New Yorkers to Pay […]

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MA House Speaker Wants New Revenue for Transit, But Not for Expansions (Boston Globe) Is Privatization of Transit a Good Thing? (Bay Citizen) From the Bike Summit: Advocates Push for Safety (WAMU) And More on How to Encourage Women to Bike (MTR) Miami Transit Advocates Create “Pop-Up” Station (WLRN) Plans on Track for Cotton Belt Commuter […]

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Experts Doubtful That the New Congress Will Pull Off a Transpo Solution By May (WaPo) Tax Policy Center Studies the Variety of State Solutions to the Federal Funding Shortage States and Cities Vote to Pay More for Transpo — Why Can’t Congress? (National Journal) Reps. Blumenauer, McGovern Push for Transit Benefit Parity (The Hill) It’s Time […]

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First $390M Released in Sandy Aid for Transpo Systems (WSJ) …But Sequester Means Less Money for Transit Recovery (Transpo Nation) NH House Votes for Gas Tax Increase (AP, Patch), as Texas Weighs Sales Tax for Transpo (Tribune) From the Bike Summit: “Bikes Mean Business” (Bike Portland) Berkeley Study: Why People Give Up on Public Transit (Forbes) Streetcar […]