Today’s Headlines

  • Sen. Lincoln (AR) one of several Democrats backing a GOP effort to block EPA from regulating carbon emissions (The Hill)
  • Lester Brown: Amid rising hunger, the U.S. is feeding one-quarter of its grain to cars (Grist)
  • U.S. DOT to San Francisco’s BART: Address social equity concerns with your proposed airport transit line, or watch it lose stimulus money (Streetsblog SF)
  • Virginia’s new governor: no plan for transportation, but truckers love that he’s reopening rest stops (WaPo)
  • Data on transit’s job-creation potential — which you read here first — gets some big notice (Wired)
  • In Tennessee, Knoxville city officials mull the loss of their unused stimulus money (News-Sentinel)
  • In Wisconsin, legislators mull a half-cent sales tax increase that could be used for rail (Journal-Sent.)