Today’s Headlines

  • Could Tax Reform Really Be Possible in 2015? At Least a Gas Tax Hike? (The Hill)
  • Sen. Bernie Sanders Makes Infrastructure Investment a Key Plank of His 2016 Platform (The Hill)
  • Car Sales Boomed in 2014 (AP)
  • California Breaks Ground on High-Speed Rail Line (CBS)
  • Freight Traffic Is Growing, But Infrastructure Investment Isn’t (Journal of Commerce)
  • Atlanta Streetcar Opens: “A Project for the Future” (NYT), Though Politico Is Skeptical
  • Massachusetts Paves the Way for Legal Operation by Uber and Lyft (Globe)
  • WaPoRPUS List Top 10 DC Transportation Stories of 2014
  • Salt Lake City’s Eric Shaw Takes Over as DC Chief Planner, Still No DDOT Nominee (City Paper, GGW)
  • Baltimore Sun Begs Incoming Gov. Larry Hogan to Reconsider Opposition to Red and Purple Lines
  • They “Steal Our Freedom”: A Manifesto Against Cars in Cities (The Nature of Cities)