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)

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