Today’s Headlines

  • Gas prices top $3 per gallon in California — are more states to come? (CNN Money)
  • James Surowiecki has a novel solution to the gas tax dilemma: make it flexible, based on oil prices (New Yorker)

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LaHood: Gas Tax Increase in Congressional Hands

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As Congress maneuvers to end the political impasse over the next long-term national transportation bill, lawmakers are going to have to debate an increase in the federal gas tax, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said today. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood (Photo: Getty Images) In his remarks at a Fort Worth transportation meeting, first reported by the […]

Today’s Headlines

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Obama to House: Pass the Senate Transpo Bill (Hill) Transpo Funding Will Be Extended Beyond Saturday’s Deadline (Trans. Issues Daily) For This Congress, Only Modest Ambitions Prevail (AP) Americans Waste Nearly 2 Billion Gallons of Gas Per Year (USA Today) What Planners Knew 100 Years Ago, And Why We Don’t Do It Anymore (StrongTowns) Debate […]