Skip to Content
Streetsblog USA home
Streetsblog USA home
Log In

Today’s Headlines

7:49 AM EST on November 13, 2009

    • AFL-CIO and other unions backing Democrats' push for a new, possibly infrastructure-centric jobs bill (The Hill)
    • West Virginia congressman, calling for a long-term transport bill as a "second stimulus," says toll is a "four-letter word" but vows to be open to any funding proposal -- except a VMT tax (Register-Herald)
    • A humorously candid take on one scholar's pitch for a higher federal gas tax: "logical but unpopular" (LV Sun)
    • A dismaying tradeoff in Chicago, where the transit authority's budget prevents a fare hike but includes service cuts and layoffs (Trib Blogs)
    • Welcome to the governor's mansion, Chris Christie (R-NJ). You've got a big transportation funding problem (Star-Ledger)
    • Florida's new but temporary Republican senator backs up his past stance in strong support of commuter rail (Sentinel)
    • What's more efficient, a drive-through fast food restaurant or one with a parking lot? Canadians debate (NYT Blogs)

Stay in touch

Sign up for our free newsletter

More from Streetsblog USA

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

Should Communities That Suppress Housing Lose Their Road Funding?

A Colorado bill would require sprawling cities to take action to increase their affordable housing supply before they collect money to build more roads — and some want to take it national.

February 26, 2024

Why ‘Safe Systems’ Are Not Enough to End Road Violence

Two years into the National Roadway Safety Strategy, why hasn't America made more progress towards Vision Zero?

February 26, 2024

Friday’s Headlines Are So Fresh and So Clean

The only thing Americans love more than a car is a clean car.

February 23, 2024

CalBike: Tell the Legislature Hands Off Active Transportation Funding

Calbike has an action alert that allows its members to write directly to legislators with their feelings on whether or not the ATP funding should be restored before the legislature votes on the budget in June.

February 22, 2024
See all posts