Today’s Headlines

  • As Washington goes all-in for electric cars, one automaker places its bets on cleaner diesel fuel (Time)
  • A local editorial board calls on Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) to push Congress’ high-speed rail investment to $4 billion (Merc News)
  • U.S. DOT and the Federal Communications Commission team up to seek technological solutions to distracted driving … congressional action, meanwhile, remains up in the air for now (Net World)
  • Newsweek is "very pleased" to be co-hosting an energy briefing with the chief of Big Oil’s lobbying arm?! (TPMmuckraker)
  • Illinois governor skips meeting with transit officials on possible service cuts and fare hikes, heads to D.C. instead (Trib Blog)