Today’s Headlines

  • Omnibus Appropriations Bill Reportedly Has $2.1B for New Starts and $600M for TIGER (The Hill)
  • Will Shuster’s Tea Party Challenger Push Him to the Right on Transportation? (HuffPo)
  • Fox News Challenges Ray LaHood on Gas Tax Hike Proposal (Newsmax)
  • What the Transit Tax Benefit Reduction Actually Costs DC Commuters (WaPo)
  • Virginia’s New Tax on Hybrids and Electrics Brought in $2.5M in First Five Months (NBC-12)
  • Anti-Rail Florida Gov. Rick Scott Announces Billions in Road Spending (Miami Herald)
  • SC Gov. Haley: More Money for Roads Without Raising Taxes (WSAV)
  • Las Vegas “Project Neon” Road Widening Will “Improve Safety” (Sun)
  • DC’s Streetcar May Be as Slow as Its Release (City Paper)
  • Colorado Snags $400,ooo Federal Grant to Educate About Hazards of Stoned Driving (AP)
  • “Ride the Bus and Create”: A Work of Art for Each of Orlando’s 71 Bus Lines (Sentinel)