Skip to Content
Streetsblog USA home
Streetsblog USA home
Log In
Streetsblog

Today’s Headlines

7:48 AM EDT on August 6, 2009

    • Transit workers union brags about its political donation winning a White House nomination, making senators very angry (Roll Call)
    • Back home in Minnesota, Oberstar keeps jabbing at the White House's transpo delay plan (Finance and Commerce)
    • Obama announces $2.4 billion in grants to car battery manufacturers (NYT)
    • Senate vote on "cash for clunkers" re-up could fall to Friday amid procedural wrangling (Bloomberg)

Stay in touch

Sign up for our free newsletter

More from Streetsblog USA

Wednesday’s Headlines Escalated Quickly

There's no question that building more bike lanes encourages more people to bike. But how you sell the public on them matters.

February 28, 2024

Tuesday’s Headlines Are Distracted

Distracted driving rose 20 percent during the pandemic, with U.S. drivers using their phones during 58 percent of trips, according to data collected for insurance companies.

February 27, 2024

Who Regrets Tearing Down the Embarcadero Freeway?

An excerpt from John King's Portal: San Francisco's Ferry Building and the Reinvention of American Cities—and a reminder of how much attitudes can change about car-dominated cities and infrastructure.

February 27, 2024

Monday’s Headlines Like Stadiums Without Parking

The lack of parking at Kansas City's new soccer stadium is a feature, not a bug. Plus other news.

February 26, 2024
See all posts