Today’s Headlines

  • LaHood puts airlines on notice: Don’t get in the way of high-speed rail (WSJ)
  • L.A.’s Measure R transit initiative getting national attention, thanks to Washington Post (Streetsblog LA)
  • White House budget office begins reviewing final version of auto fuel-efficiency rules (The Hill)
  • Gas prices rising whether or not Congress addresses climate change — so why not do it? (Wonk Room)
  • One urban planner imagines wide streets redesigned on a human-sized scale (Grist)
  • Could high-speed rail help open up America’s most isolated towns? (TNR’s The Avenue)
  • Cleveland planners turning abandoned retail space into a greenhouse (Fast Company)
  • An inside look at how the nation’s no-fly list gets crafted (AP)


Streetsblog Commenters, Unite!

Regular readers will notice something new and different across all our sites starting today. Currently, some of the posts you see on the local Streetsblog sites — New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Capitol Hill — actually originated on a different Streetsblog site and are being syndicated. Starting today, you’ll see a little icon, […]