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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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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White House Expected to Weaken Vehicle Pollution Standards (NYT) Caltrain Looks for Plan B As Trump Withholds Funds for Upgrades (SF Chron, NYT) Despite “Bikelash,” Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto Isn’t Backing Down on Bike Lanes (Post-Gazette) After Much Controversy, Cleveland Reopens Public Square to Buses (AP) Report: Apartments Near Transit Bring Cities More Tax Revenue (GGW) Uber Goes […]

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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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Obama Administration to Map Out 30-Year Transportation Plan (WaPo) Transportation Wonks Converge This Week in Washington (Roll Call) California Takes Two Big Steps Forward on Climate Change, But Then There’s Keystone… (The Hill) Gas Tax Hikes Starting to Look More Realistic at Both Federal and State Level (Nat’l Journal, Planetizen) Minnesota House Speaker: State Won’t […]

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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 […]