Today’s Headlines

  • Transportation planner and engineer Dan Burden talks walkable design (Streetsblog NYC)
  • California high-speed rail could be built, and partly funded by, Beijing (NYT)
  • A must-read from Paul Krugman on the economics of environmental regulation (NYT)
  • Syndicated columnist Joe Conason: Without major new push to rebuild infrastructure, "the American future looks dim" (Star-News)
  • New Jersey Transit seeks to "modify" its proposed fare hike after riders rebel (NJ.com)
  • Community advocates mark the 75th anniversary of FDR’s Works Progress Administration by lobbying for congressional passage of legislation directly aiding metro-area governments with economic recovery (HuffPo)
  • Mississippi towns embrace complete streets (Grist)
  • Minnesota braces for busy construction season, including highway expansions (MPR)

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