Today’s Headlines

  • Bus factory made famous by Obama’s stimulus is now laying off workers (NYT)
  • Illinois works both sides of the high-speed rail equation (Trib)
  • LaHood promises to deliver federal transit aid to help Chicago win the 2016 Olympics (WLS-TV)
  • U.S. DOT strengthens drug-testing rules for commercial license holders (Morning News)


Wednesday’s Headlines

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 […]