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)


Wednesday’s Headlines as We Get a New President

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 […]