California Supreme Court Removes Hurdle for High-Speed Rail (Sacramento Bee) Real Estate Experts: TOD the Biggest Trend of the 21st Century (Real Estate Weekly) Ohio Congressional Candidates Show Little Interest in Raising Federal Gas Tax (Plain Dealer) In Florida, Sales Tax for Transit Campaign Passes $1M Fundraising Mark (Tampa Bay Times) “Shiny New Transit Center” […]
More on Obama’s $302 Billion Transpo Funding Plan (The Hill, Next City, The Hill) Boxer Tells AASHTO to Forget About a Gas Tax Hike in an Election Year (The Hill) Sec. Foxx Announced Sixth TIGER Round, Worth $600M (The Trucker) Here’s the Tea Party Response to Obama’s Plan (KCSG) Members of Congress, Local Leaders Plea […]
Ed Glaeser on Why So Much Infrastructure Spending Is Wasted (Vox) Adie Tomer: It Will Take More Than Light Rail to Fix U.S. Transit (NextCity) Anthony Foxx Says He Expects Automakers to Voluntarily Comply with New Safety Guidelines (Reuters) Planners Will Try to Fix a Sprawling Section of Suburban Maryland (NYT) Mexico Bets on Gondolas (Japan Times) […]
In a recent editorial, the Cleveland Plain Dealer argued that "wheezing, block-long buses" should get booted off the city's main square, disrupting tens of thousands of transit trips. But rerouting the buses is going to make emissions worse, not better.
House Democrats on track to approve more transportation spending as part of a December jobs bill, but health care is likely to postpone Senate action until 2010 (NYT) LaHood calls for a national crackdown on texting while driving — but doesn’t pick a side, legislatively speaking (WashPost) Missouri is on the verge of a transport […]
Washington Post Readers Suggest Five Additional “Sorry” Local Bus Stops Cleveland Weighs Kicking Buses Off Public Square (Plain Dealer) In Search of Alternatives to Urban Sprawl in Detroit (Model D) Detroit Seeks to Create Walkable “Pink Zones” (Detroit News) TreeHugger: No More Helmetsplaining Both Political Parties Call for More Infrastructure Spending (Reuters) Some Guy Thinks Self-Driving Cars […]