Today’s Headlines

  • T&I Chair Bill Schuster Open to “Targeted Tolling” on Highways In “Really Congested Areas” (Herald-Mail)
  • Oregon Legislature’s Transportation Funding Plan Includes a Lot of Freeway Expansions (BikePortland)
  • Conservative Opposition to Increasing Taxes Kills Proposed Louisiana Gas Tax Hike (Advocate)
  • Transportation Is Ripe for a Shake-Up, and That Must Include Changing How We Think About Cars (Frontier Group)
  • Road Pricing Fail: Why Park Your Car When You Can Pay Someone to Drive It Around Manhattan Instead? (Slate)
  • Tampa Bay’s Transit Agency Prepares for a Bus Network Overhaul (SaintPetersBlog)
  • Maryland Halts Pre-Construction Work on Purple Line While It Appeals Judge’s Ruling (WAMU)
  • San Antonio City Council Poised to Vote on $2 Million for Vision Zero Pedestrian Safety Projects (Fox 29)
  • Portsmouth, NH, Officials Defend Decision to Build Parking Garage They Insist Will Pay for Itself (SeacoastOnline)
  • Downtown Sioux Falls Neighborhood Groups Push for Walk and Bike Improvements (Argus Leader)

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In Budget Rollout, Obama Proposes Single Transportation Trust Fund (Politico) Americans Want Transportation, Don’t Want to Pay For It (WaPo) GOP Eyes Big Cuts to EPA; Dems Consider Effort “Reckless” (Politico, The Hill) Obama Pushes Clean Energy Spending, Fewer Tax Breaks for Big Oil (The Hill) How Will Electric Car Owners Pay for Roads? (Infrastructurist) […]

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U.S. DOT launches new website to promote campaign against texting while driving (Det. News) New Deal skeptic Amity Shlaes thinks infrastructure stimulus might be worth it … and points out the downside of the interstate highway system (Bloomberg) Transit advertising can play a crucial role in D.C. advocacy groups’ PR strategy (NYT) Washington D.C. begins […]

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Pedestrian Deaths Outnumber Driver Deaths in D.C. (WaPo) Five States, D.C. Team Up on Market-Based Transportation Emissions Reduction Strategy (Reuters) TIGER Transit Grants Get Scrutiny From The Century Foundation How Phoenix Is Trying to Reduce Car Trips and Air Pollution (Transportation for America) Transit Expansion Talk in Atlanta Gathering Speed (Atlanta Journal Constitution) Ohio Taxpayers Pay $1 […]

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AP Optimistically Says the Transpo Bill Is in the Home Stretch Transportation Bill in the Lame Duck? Unlikely. (Transportation Issues Daily) National Security Expert and Veteran Says Keystone Pipeline Is a Bad Bet (Hill) Rep. Dennis Kucinich on How to Raise Infrastructure Dollars: Just Print More Money (HuffPo) Congressional Parliamentarians Suggest Ways to Make Washington Work […]

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Sigh: MARTA Expansion Bill Dies Without a Floor Vote (Creative Loafing) New Bus-Only Lanes on the Ground in Jacksonville, Florida (Metro Jacksonville) Nashville “Makes Down Payment” on Transit Expansion (NextCity) Thanks to Budget Crunch, Boston’s MBTA Kills Late Night “T” Service (NECN) A Virginia Beach Council Member Wants to Intro Legislation to Stop Light Rail (13NewsNow) Pedestrian Scrambles […]

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Obama administration pressing governors to ensure minority and female contractors have equal access to transportation stimulus aid (McClatchy) Battle heats up over federal approval for tolling on Pennsylvania’s I-80 (Times-Herald) North Carolina transit taking a $470m hit during the recession (News-Observer) Senate clears hurdle towards approval of massive transportation-centric spending bill… (Politico) … which includes […]