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The White House could exclude climate change from new infrastructure projects in a revision of a 50-year-old environmental rule this week. Image: J. Daniel Escareño

Congress Vows to Fight Trump’s Environmental Rule Change

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The Transportation Research Board’s 99th Annual Meeting will be held in Washington, D.C. from Jan. 12-16, 2020. Click here for more information. Congressional leaders vowed they won’t let the president get away with gutting environmental laws after learning the Trump administration will scrap requirements to consider the climate consequences for new highways and pipelines. A White […]

Tuesday’s Headlines

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The Transportation Research Board’s 99th Annual Meeting will be held in Washington, D.C. from Jan. 12-16, 2020. Click here for more information. Cities like New York, Chicago and San Diego have already red bus-only lanes to distinguish them from car lanes with special permission from the Federal Highway Administration, but now the feds have cleared all […]

Monday’s Headlines

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The Transportation Research Board’s 99th Annual Meeting will be held in Washington, D.C. from Jan. 12-16, 2020. Click here for more information. The Trump administration wants to repeal a rule requiring federal agencies to consider the impact on climate when reviewing infrastructure projects. The rule once helped stymie a Trump golf course — and protect the […]

Friday’s Headlines

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The Transportation Research Board’s 99th Annual Meeting will be held in Washington, D.C. from Jan. 12-16, 2020. Click here for more information. World governments spent $5.2 trillion on oil and gas subsidies in 2017, including $649 billion in the U.S. — ten times what we spend on education — according to the International Monetary Fund. The […]

Thursday’s Headlines

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The Transportation Research Board’s 99th Annual Meeting will be held in Washington, D.C. from Jan. 12-16, 2020. Click here for more information.   Uber and the delivery service Postmates are seeking an injunction against a California law reclassifying their drivers as employees, rather than contractors with no rights. The law took effect Wednesday. (New York […]