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Streetsies 2011: The Local Edition

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Yesterday, we started our year-end 2011 round-up. We lamented transit cuts in places where transit is more important than ever, cheered the successful ballot initiatives that will fund transportation lifelines, took a moment to explore the nuances of some difficult issues, and called out Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin for some hare-brained ideas about the […]

Streetsies 2011: Who’s Naughty, Who’s Nice?

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Thanks for voting in the 2011 Streetsie award poll, where Streetsblog readers weigh in on the good, the bad, and the ugly of the year. Santa knows if you’ve been multimodal, and he knows if you’ve been using cost-effectiveness metrics and low-carbon forms of transportation, so price road use fairly for goodness’ sake! We start […]

Welcome, Ben Goldman!

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Happy Holidays, everybody! We hope that you have wonderful and exciting plans to celebrate however you celebrate. Before this week is over we’ll be posting our annual poll for the Streetsies, where you get to vote on the bests, the worsts, the most inspiring, and the most insipid of everything transportation in 2011. Once that’s […]

Today’s Headlines

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Gang of Six Debt Plan Would Stabilize Highway Trust Fund, Not Change Gas Tax (Politico, AJC) Study: Young People Want Bike, Pedestrian, and Transit Options (Transpo Nation) Should the Dulles Metro Station Be Under or Above Ground? (Wash Times) Florida SunRail Gets Official Go-Ahead to Build (News-Journal) One-Hundred-Thirty-Two More Reasons to Ditch the Car (Public […]

Today’s Headlines

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Bin Laden’s Death an Unexpected Boon for Capital Bike-Share (WAMU) Big Oil’s Profits Jump 38 Percent Over Last Year (Mother Jones) Most Americans Believe Gas Prices Will Hit $5-a-Gallon By July (Rasmussen) One More Study Won’t Solve Pennsylvania’s Infrastructure Problem (Transpo Nation) Mayors Favor Transit Over Highways (National Journal) Who Should Pay for the Underground Metro […]