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) […]
The fat lady hasn’t sung yet, but the country’s auto dealers have been exempted from the financial reform bill now in its final stage in Congress. Given that the purpose of the bill is to protect Americans from harmful manipulation by the people selling them financial products, this is a pretty stunning development. The nation’s […]
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.