Today’s Headlines

  • House Passes Transpo Funding Bill That Starves Transit, Amtrak (CommitteeThe Hill)
  • Highways & Transit Chair Confident Congress Will Pass a 5-Year Bill This Year (BizJournal)
  • Rep. Shuster Warms to Obama’s Idea of Funding Infrastructure With Repatriated Funds (DC Velocity)
  • Free Transit, No Parking at Pan Am Games in Toronto (CBC)
  • WI Senate Republican Says Gov. Walker’s Road Debt Is “Not Sustainable” (New Richmond)
  • Seattle City Council Members Push for Streetcar With Dedicated Lane (K5)
  • Because of Cars, Sprawl, America’s “Connective Tissue… Is Coming Apart,” Says Joe Cortright (WaPo)
  • Impunity for Traffic Violence. Distracted Driving. It’s All Been Around Since 1928. (GGW)
  • The Urbanist’s Summer Reading List (Next City)
  • Canadian Kids Get a “D” For Active Transportation (CBC)
  • Has Copenhagenize Come Up With a Better Way to Rank Cities on Bicycling? (Crikey)