Today’s Headlines

  • A bit panicky about the above news, the U.S. DOT starts warning states of possible late payments (JOC)
  • Harvard economist Ed Glaeser examines high-speed rail (NYT)
  • Having some fun with LaHood’s "cash for clunkers" imagery (Wash Exam)
  • Auditors say the government tied its own hands on fatal coal ash spills (AP)

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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 […]