Today’s Headlines

  • GOP Not Thrilled After Trump Considers Gas Tax Hike “If We Earmarked Money Toward the Highways” (Bloomberg 1, 2)
  • Congressional Budget Deal Funds Government, Including DOT, Through September (Politico, Hill)
  • Sighs of Relief for Transit in Albuquerque (Journal), Indianapolis (Star), Sacramento (Bee), Bay Area (Green Caltrain), Twin Cities (Star Tribune)
  • Former Inhofe Staffer Takes Lead on Infrastructure at Trump’s Council on Environmental Quality (Politico, E&E)
  • WMATA Board Members Fear Transit Authority “Slipping Back” on Rail Safety (WAMU)
  • Phoenix Mayor Launches Late-Night Bus Service (Downtown Devil)
  • Budget Crunch in Poughkeepsie, NY, Ignites Debate Over Merging City and County Bus Systems (PoJo)
  • Bike-Share Coming to Utica, NY, This Summer (Observer-Dispatch) and Eugene, OR, This Fall (KVAL)
  • How Uber’s Arrogance and a Re-Election Bid Turned Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto From Friend to Foe (Politico)
  • Driverless Cars Could Be Coming to Disney World’s Parking Lots (LA Times)