Today’s Headlines

  • Oberstar raises objections to funding strategy being used for Detroit’s light rail project, imperiling the proposal (Crain’s Biz)
  • The Senate environment committee hopes to start marking up its climate bill tomorrow — but that depends on Republicans’ abandonment of their threatened boycott (The Hill)
  • Congress officially extends the 2005 federal transportation law for another six weeks, putting off its decision-making process until Dec. 18 (JOC)
  • New study questions the effectiveness of Maryland’s landmark smart growth law (Wash Post)
  • L.A. trial is seen as test case for cyclists’ rights (Times)