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)
The staff of Streetsblog join all Americans in honoring and mourning all those who have been taken from us through violence, war or other human failure today and every day. We'll be back tomorrow with our normal news digest.
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, […]
Hardly a day goes by here at Streetsblog without news of another American city getting serious about a new bike-share system, transit boulevard, or highway teardown. Cities are grappling with how to move beyond the 1950s-era, cars-first mentality, and the opportunities for change are palpable. It’s also unusual to go a day without seeing some […]
We’re going to take today off to spend four hours on various trains, subways and feet to visit relatives in the country, but we’ll be back on Friday with a heaping dose of news leftovers. Enjoy your holiday.
When was the last time you read a good article on transportation policy-making in Washington? Have you ever wished that the D.C. media could do a better job of mapping the political landscape that keeps transit under-funded and new road projects flush with federal cash? If you had trouble answering the first question or answered […]