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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Wednesday’s Headlines as We Get a New President

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Joe Biden is tapping the recently resigned head of the New York City DOT as Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg’s top deputy to help with issues like congestion pricing, transit funding and the Gateway Project, a train tunnel under the Hudson River. (Gothamist) While grappling with climate change, Biden should look to California, which is phasing […]