Today’s Headlines

  • Mayors Speak Out Against Congressional Debt Ceiling Gridlock (Politico)
  • Can Local Transit Agencies Still Count on the Federal Government for Funds? (The Transport Politic)
  • Low-Income Kids Most Likely to Walk or Bike to School (CNN)
  • Fairfax Board OKs LaHood’s Compromise Plan for Dulles Metro Stop (WaPo)
  • Would an Interstate User Fee Work Better Than a Gas Tax? (Infrastructurist)
  • The FAA’s Partial Shutdown Costs $30 Million Per Day (ABC)
  • Holmes Norton Goes to Bat for Capital Bikeshare Against Park Service Bureaucracy (GGW)
  • Meanwhile, DecoBikes Grapples with Revenue Shortfalls in Miami (Miami Herald)
  • Can Atlanta’s Ambitious Beltline Project Become a Reality? (The Atlantic)