Today’s Headlines

  • White House Plans to Talk Infrastructure This Week But Will Let Congress Figure Out How to Pay for It (Hill 1, 2)
  • Denver Suburb Votes Tomorrow: Stay Sprawling or Become Walkable Around Light Rail Station? (Denver Post)
  • Meanwhile: Atlanta’s Gwinnett County Suburbs Are Courting Walkable Downtown Development (Bisnow)
  • Nashville’s Mayor Begins Making Case for Voters to Back Transit Expansion Funding Measure (NewsChannel 5)
  • Toledo-Area Voters Will Decide on Half-Cent Sales Tax to Fund More Bus Service (The Blade)
  • Carmakers Worry About New Stats Showing People Aren’t Buying New Cars (WaPo)
  • Six-Station Bike-Share Program Launches in Manchester, NH (Union Leader)
  • Sacramento Bee Editorial: Naysayers Need to Get Real; California Needs High-Speed Rail
  • Washington State Capitol Workers Are Furious They Might Not Have Cheap Parking Anymore (News Tribune)
  • Shed a Tear for Wealthy DC Neighborhood’s “Parking Crisis” Now That Ivanka and the Obamas Moved In (WaPo)

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Senate Committee Quickly Approves Obama’s TSA Nominee (Politico) House Protects Amtrak From Deeper Cuts (The Hill) Bikes Poised to Become a “Pillar of Transportation” in Utah (Salt Lake Trib) D.C. Delegation Fights for Metro Funding (WaPo) Maryland Governor Likes What He Sees With High-Speed Rail in Japan (Baltimore Sun) How Scott Kubly Is Helping Seattle Rethink City Streets (Grist) Chicago […]

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“Vultures” Ask LaHood for Rejected Wisconsin Rail Funds (Wisconsin State Journal) Dems Seek to Extend Expiring Mass Transit Benefit (NYT) New Bill Encourages Telework Among Federal Employees (WaPo) Smart Growthers Fight Preservationists to Keep Transpo, Planning Innovators in DC Govt (WaPo) Bike-Oriented Development Gives Trailside Businesses a Boost (Examiner) An Autopsy of a Transit Tax […]

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More on Obama’s Push for Infrastructure Investment (WaPo, The Hill, NYT) Will Transportation Anchor a Bipartisan Agenda in 2011? (Politico) New Jersey’s Gov. May Blink on Tunnel Funding Standoff (Bloomberg, NJ.com) Shipping by Rail, Not Trucks, Could Mean Big Savings for Farmers (AP) In 2009, Americans Cut Back on Transportation Spending (Transpo Nation, Good) Walkable […]

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Low Gas Prices Leave Northern Virginia Scrambling for Transit Money (WaPo) New Orleans Expands Transit With Round-the-Clock Service (Times-Picayune) Denver’s Airport Rail Line Opens Friday (Denver Post) Quick-Build Bike Projects Are Trending (Next City, Wired) Al Franken Urges Minnesota to Act on Light Rail (StarTrib) Population Rebounds NJ Transit Stations (Asbury Park Press) Detroit Voters Weigh BRT, Airport […]

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DOT Narrows “Smart City Challenge” Down to Seven Finalists… (WaPo) …Including Kansas City, Denver, Austin (KC Star, Denver Post, KXAN) LA Would See Range of Major Transit Projects If Voters Approve $120B Tax (LA Times) Report: Feds Aren’t Ready to Regulate Driverless Cars (The Verge) How the New UW Light Rail Station Could Transform Seattle (Seattle Times) […]

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Latest Projection: Highway Trust Fund Will Dry Up by Late August (Transport Topics) Senators Discuss Six-Month “Patch” (Bloomberg) Detroit Streetcar Needs More Money From Feds (Detroit News) Union Leader Blasts GOP Plan for Transpo Funding (The Hill) Can All Aboard Florida Serve as Blueprint for Private Passenger Rail? (City Lab) New Walkability Study Ranks D.C. Area Highest, Orlando Lowest (WaPo, Orlando Sentinel) DOT […]