Today’s Headlines

  • After a lackluster year, Carrion leaves White House "urban czar" post for lesser duties at HUD (NYDN)
  • LaHood uses Massachusetts appearance to take the state to task for not acting on distracted driving (Globe)
  • Ryan Avent: Seattle light rail lawsuit could finally make clear that roads are just one part of the nation’s holistic transportation networks (Economist)
  • FRA chief sees little need to emphasize the "high-speed" in high-speed rail (Prog. Fix)
  • Gulf oil spill not the nation’s only infrastructure wake-up call: Boston’s broken water main underscores cities’ unmet modernization needs (GreenTech Enterprise)
  • Truckers want U.S. DOT, not the more stringent EPA, to regulate their fuel usage (Green Car Reports)
  • Local editorial board urges PA Gov. Rendell to resubmit a fourth bid for federally sanction I-80 tolls (Indep-Review)

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