Today’s Headlines

  • LaHood asks governors to direct transportation stimulus money to economically struggling areas (WSJ)
  • Still reeling from a fatal crash, D.C. Metro has another problem: Bus and train operators texting while driving (Bloomberg)
  • Boxer takes a big-tent approach as she drafts climate bill (CQ)
  • If Wall Street can profit off of oil speculation, won’t the same thing happen in a carbon cap-and-trade market? Two senators have thought of this (Post-Chronicle)

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Thursday’s Headlines

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Pittsburgh is again seeking $100 million from the feds for bus rapid transit (Tribune-Review). A previous plan was pulled because riders protested service cuts that would have paid for part of the project. (NEXTPittsburgh) Minneapolis’s bike-share thinks it has a less chaotic system for dockless bikes. Rather than riders leaving bikes anywhere, Nice Ride is […]

Wednesday’s Headlines

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Voters already approved the south Phoenix light rail extension as part of a larger transportation package in 2015, but now opponents are trying to get it on the ballot again. Meanwhile, the Federal Transit Administration has expressed concern about local officials bowing to the vocal minority and deciding to revisit/delay the project. (Republic) Congestion pricing […]