Today’s Headlines

  • Warren Buffett, newly minted full owner of the Burlington Northern railroad, says all cars on U.S. roads will be electric within 20 years (Seeking Alpha)
  • Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL), head of the new Congressional "Jobs NOW!" Caucus, says his members would be open to paying for a new transportation bill with unused money from the Wall Street bailout or the economic stimulus law (The Hill)
  • After the acrimonious health care debate is through, infrastructure could give Congress the opportunity for a truly bipartisan debate (G.F. Herald)
  • LaHood kicks off a national transport tour in New Orleans today (BayouBuzz)
  • An in-depth look at the rise of American high-speed rail lobbying … (Ctr for PI)
  • … and another meaty take on the foreign companies in the bullet train mix (GreenWire)
  • Has the nation lost the will to launch transportation "super-projects"? (NYT)

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