Today’s Headlines

  • Late-Night House Debate Weighed Slashing Transit, Amtrak, TIGER Funding (T4America)
  • Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights Urges Lawmakers to Oppose Transpo Budget
  • Senate Dems Want to Force GOP’s Hand on Long-Term Transpo Funding Measure (Politico)
  • Mayors Say Transit Is the Future, Congress Isn’t Buying It (Roll Call)
  • NY Sen. Gillibrand Pushes to Let States Use Federal Dollars For Local Bridge Repair (The Hill)
  • A Bill to Raise $400 Million for Transportation Dies in South Carolina (AP)
  • Sacramento Votes No on Streetcar Funding, But There’s Still Hope For a Plan B (Biz Journal)
  • Salt Lake City Council Pledges $3.1M Match to Federal Streetcar Funding (KSL)
  • These 10 U.S. Metro Rail Systems Operate at the Biggest Loss (Brookings)
  • Gizmodo: Japan Should Build America’s High-Speed Trains
  • Google Expands Real-Time Transit Information Availability