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Budget Chair Ryan Open to Cutting “Corporate Welfare” for Energy Companies (The Hill) Ten States — Including Alabama — Move to Curb Distracted Driving (Landline) Wireless Sensors Could Help Cities Tackle Parking Problems (CNN) Should Utah Divert Sales Tax Money for Transportation? (Salt Lake Tribune) New Development Will Bring a Splash of Green to Downtown DC […]

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Budget Compromise Guts Obama’s High-Speed Rail Plan (NYT, Transpo Nation) Uncertainties Loom for California Bullet Train (Mercury News, LAT) Florida Gov. Scott  Claims Credit for Cut (The Hill) In Another Blow to Transit, Cincinnati Streetcar Axed (Reuters) Debate Brews Over Earthquake-Damaged Seattle Highway (Infrastructurist) Earmark Ban Saved $10 Billion (TPM) The ABCs of Getting a Crosswalk […]

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Infrastructure Mired in Budget Battle (NYT) Oil Dependence Leaves American Economy Vulnerable (AP) How Can the U.S. Move Forward on Transportation? (National Journal) Water: An Untapped Transportation Resource? (The Hill) Mayor Gray Finds Room for Transit in DC Budget (GGW) Survey: Americans Prefer Walkable Neighborhoods (IBT) Does Bus Rapid Transit Have a Future? (Grist) Radiant […]

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White House Wants Oil Imports Reduced a Third in Ten Years (Politico) Bloomberg Administration Pushes Back Against Bike Lane Critics (NYT) Proposed $150 Million Cut Would Put Metro on the Slow Track (WaPo) Lawmakers Pitch Smart Transpo Technology for a Few Cities (The Hill) How Much Do Contrails Contribute to Global Warming? (New Scientist) Ped […]

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Libya, Japan Could Hamper Economic Recovery (Politico) Census: Detroit’s Population Plummets (CNN) New York’s High Line: A Jewel in Manhattan (Nat Geo) While the U.S. Dithers, Thailand Invests $5 Billion in High-Speed Rail (Nasdaq) Cincinnati Streetcar Plan Starts to Look Shaky (The Transport Politic) New England: The Future of American Rail? (National Journal) LA Plans […]

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Defunct Senate Energy Bill Gang Considers Return (The Hill) Rep. McCarthy Denounces California’s HSR Plan (McClatchy) 11th Annual Bike Summit Kicks Off in Washington (BikePortland) Poll: 63 Percent of Young People Admit to Distracted Driving (WaPo) Get Ready: $4/Gal. Gas on the Way for California (SFGate) Bike Lane Battles Continue in New York City (Transpo Nation) […]