Today’s Headlines

  • In the wake of the Russia subway bombings, a look at the potential security issues facing U.S. transit (Ctr. for Pub. Integrity)
  • Lahood formalizes new rule banning texting behind the wheel by truckers and bus drivers (DOT Press)
  • Obama details his new pitch for expanded offshore oil drilling … (NYT)
  • … with the political upside of the move remaining murky at best (Wash Indy, Yglesias)
  • Should the dawn of the all-electric Nissan Leaf worry transit advocates? (Transport Politic)
  • Federal Railroad Administration seeks proposals for $115m in new high-speed rail grants (DOT Press)