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Talking Headways Podcast: Escobar’s Escalator
Transit Union and Sierra Club Join Forces for Earth Day and Beyond
Uncle Sam Wants You to Drive: 5 Tax Breaks for Cars in the U.S. Tax Code
Boxer Announces Plan to Maintain Status Quo in Next Transpo Bill
Talking Headways Podcast: Let Them Drive Cars
Long Arm of the Koch Brothers Extends to Nashville to Slap Down Transit
Talking Headways Podcast: Play the Gray Away
Smart Growth America: Sprawl Shaves Years Off Your Life
Talking Headways Podcast: Knight Rider Rides Again
The Fuzzy Math in the Road Lobby’s Memo to Congress
Talking Headways Podcast: From the Free Market to the Flea Market
FHWA Proposes to Let States Fail Their Own Safety Goals With Impunity
Talking Headways Podcast: Taking Transit Numbers for a Spin
With Ridership on the Rise, Will Congress Step Up and Invest in Transit?
Friday Afternoon Cartoon: T-Rex Nails It on Auto-Centric Urban Design
Talking Headways: Live (Well, Taped) From the National Bike Summit
Anthony Foxx: Bicycle Infrastructure Can Be a “Ladder of Opportunity”
Women’s Bicycling Forum Confronts Obstacles to Getting More Women Riding
Shuster “Encouraged” By Obama’s Transportation Funding Announcement
Will Obama and the GOP Align on Plan to Fund Transpo With Tax Reform?
Talking Headways Podcast: One More Freeway Without a Future
Talking Headways Podcast: Hug This Streetcar
Why Is It Still So Hard to Find Out How States Are Spending Transpo Money?
Talking Headways Podcast: How Does This Podcast Make You Feel?
Miami-Dade Squanders Transit Tax on Roads, Thanks to Florida DOT
Talking Headways Podcast With Special Guest Jan Gehl
New Bill Would Make Bike/Ped Projects Eligible for Federal Loans
Talking Headways Podcast: Bikes of Ill Repute
De Blasio Calls for More Local Control of Federal Transpo Funds
Senators Seek to Shield Motor Vehicle Crash Data From Public View
Talking Headways Podcast: Vision Zero
Secretary Foxx Pledges to Make Bike/Ped Safety a Priority
TIGER Funding Gets 20 Percent Boost in Final 2014 Spending Bill
Talking Headways Podcast: The Year Ahead in Transit, With Yonah Freemark
NHTSA Chief David Strickland Gets Caught in the Revolving Door
Trucks and Cities Are Like Oil and Water. Here’s a Solution.
Streetsblog’s Suggested Edits to U.S. DOT’s Seven Priorities for 2014
TED Talk: OKC Mayor Mick Cornett on Designing a City for Fitness
Will Old Transit Systems Eat Up All the New Starts Grants?
A Conservative Utah Republican’s Path to Transit Enlightenment
Budget Deal Is Good News for Transit
Talking Headways Podcast: Get Off My Lawn
Enrique Peñalosa: Democracy Is Bus-Only Lanes and Protected Bikeways
Talking Headways Podcast, Episode 4: Car Brain
Study: All Across America, Car Commuting Is Dropping
Concrete Proposals for Raising Gas Tax Finally on the Table
Report: More Kids Are Walking to School
Q&A With Robert Grow: How Utah Decided to Embrace “Quality Growth”
Talking Headways: A Streetsblog Podcast, Episode 3
Fight Street Crime With Speed Bumps and Crosswalks
It Could Cost More to Shut Down Cincy Streetcar Than Finish It
Transformation for America: T4A Reemerges With Focus on Local Control
Blumenauer, Bipartisan Co-Sponsors Set Out to Improve Street Safety Metrics
It’s Official: 33,561 People Killed in Traffic on American Streets Last Year
Talking Headways: The Streetsblog Podcast, Episode 2
HUD and U.S. DOT Embrace Housing + Transportation Metric for Affordability
Streetsblog’s Brand-New Podcast: Episode 1
State DOTs Brazenly Request a Blank Check to Build More Highways
Georgia Removes Tolls, Invites 11,000 More Drivers to Clog GA 400 Each Day
Was TIGER Eliminated in the Shutdown Deal?
Spend 30 Minutes Watching This Doc and You’ll Spend the Next 30 Walking
Government Shutdown to End, Leaving Transit Agencies to Pick Up the Pieces
Pediatric Org’s Bicycle Recommendations Explained, in Terrifying Detail
U.S. DOT Still Has Time to Get MAP-21 Performance Measures Right
And the Kiddies + Cities Photography Winners Are…
At MAP-21′s Halfway Mark, Leaders Gather to Start the “Walking Revolution”
Cast Your Vote for the Best Picture of Car-Free Kiddies in Cities
ITDP Study: “A Coming Out for Bus-Based Transit-Oriented Development”
Roads Kill: Mapping the Automobile’s Global Body Count
NACTO Urban Street Design Guide Sets Out to Change the DNA of Our Cities
Census: American Bike Commuting Up Nine Percent in 2012
Alan Durning on Reasons to Be Optimistic About Parking Reform
Alan Durning on the “Ruinous, Vicious Circle” of Underpriced Parking
One Week Left: Send Us Your Pics of Kiddies in Cities and Win a Free Bike
The Long, Painful History of Terrible Parking Policy in One 71-Second Cartoon
Lawmakers Push to Permanently Upgrade Transit’s Second-Class Tax Benefit
Your Photo of Kiddies in Cities Could Win a Breezer Bike
TIGER V a Shot in the Arm for Livable Streets in Cities and Small Towns
Nine Days in September: Congress’s Chance to Break the Gridlock
More Evidence That Unemployment Doesn’t Explain the Decline in Driving
Commemorating March on Washington, Foxx Links Transport to Civil Rights
How to Sell Developers and Employers on Transit-Oriented Development
Photo Contest: Send Us Your Pictures of Kids on City Streets
500+ Complete Streets Policies in Place, But Not the Most Important One
Crawlable Urbanism: Cities Are for Kids, Too
Rasmussen: Americans Want More Federal Support for Transit
U.S. DOT Launches “Everyone Is a Pedestrian” Campaign
Credit Rating Agencies Uneasy About Toll Roads as Americans Drive Less
Foxx: “We’ve Got to Look at Transportation in a Multimodal Fashion”
Stuck With Bad Transit Options? There’s an App for That.
Vitter Seeks to Cut Environmental Reviews for Massive Road Projects
Paul Krugman Links Sprawl to Persistent Social Inequality
At First Hearing, Foxx Defends Projects That Advance the “Public Good”
Car Ownership May Be Down in the U.S., But It’s Soaring Globally
Anthony Foxx Confirmed Unanimously as U.S. Secretary of Transportation
APTA Goes After Transit-Harassing Patent Troll
Has America Already Hit “Peak Car”?
The Defense Department’s Embrace of Livability Will Save Money — and Lives
New Pentagon Mandate: Make Military Bases Livable, That’s an Order!
AAA: Hands-Free Devices Don’t Solve Distracted Driving Dangers
In California Cities, Drivers Want More Bike Lanes. Here’s Why.
Is Your Rep a Member of the New Public Transportation Caucus Yet?
Where’s the National Business Voice for Transit?
Cyclists of Color: Invisible No More
Q&A with Elly Blue, Feminist Bike Activist and Independent Media Titan
Foxx Rocks Confirmation Hearing, Reveals Some Initial Priorities
Mr. Money Mustache on Retiring at 30 By Riding a Bike
Seven Ways Technology Is Rendering the Automobile Obsolete
Refereeing the Raging Debate Over the “Specialness” of Cyclists
Millennials Will Drive More as They Age, But Still Less Than Their Parents
U.S. PIRG: The Driving Boom Is Over But the Road-Building Binge Continues
How Green Is Grocery Delivery in Cities?
Commuter Idyll Winner Jake Williams Tells His Dramatic Story of Salvation
Dreamy Routines: Some of Our Readers’ Best “Commuter Idylls”
Surviving a War Abroad Only to Die Back Home Behind the Wheel
NHTSA: Traffic Deaths Shot Up 5.3 Percent to 34,080 in 2012
Tell Us About Your “Commuter Idyll”
A Golden Opportunity for Congress to Avoid the Transportation “Fiscal Cliff”
Meet Your Next Transportation Secretary
Pretty Please: U.S. DOT Asks Carmakers to Limit Onboard Distractions
How TIGER Transformed Transportation Planning — And Lived to Tell About It
FRA Responds: Amtrak Will Be Able to Use “Proven” Trainsets
How Amtrak Can Provide World-Class Service on the Northeast Corridor
Reps. Duncan (R) and Nadler (D) Will Lead New House Panel on Freight
Counting Bikes and Cars Without a Clipboard
Study: Too Many Drivers Fail to Look for Pedestrians When Turning Left
What Should the Surgeon General Say to Get More People Walking?
How Much Driving Is Avoided When Someone Rides a Bike?
Congress to U.S. DOT: Streets Aren’t Safe Until They’re Safe For Everyone
Study: Homes Near Transit Were Insulated From the Housing Crash
Will Big Highway Projects Have to Consider Climate Change?
Is ASCE Failing to Tell America to Spend Wisely on Infrastructure?
Obama’s Clean Energy Policy Elevates Efficient Cars Over Efficient Modes
CDC: Americans Drive Distracted Waaaay More Than Brits
Transit Trips Rose Faster Than Driving in 2012, Despite Impact of Sandy
Bicycling Means Business: How Cycling Enriches People and Cities
AAA Releases Bike Safety PSA at Bike Summit
How to Diversify Bicycle Culture in Three Easy Steps
Budget Sequester Could Throw a Wrench Into Transit Expansion Projects
U.S. DOT to Challenge AASHTO Supremacy on Bike/Ped Safety Standards
Virginia’s Transpo Future: Charge Drivers Less to Build More Roads
Ray LaHood: “It’s Not Just About Emissions”
Ray LaHood: “Sitting on the Sidelines Doesn’t Accomplish Anything”
The Ray LaHood Exit Interview
Obama Proposes a “Fix-It-First” Program For Roads
McClatchy Muckrakers Expose Seedy Underbelly of the Highway Bonanza
Gary Toth: TTI Congestion Scores Prove Road Expansion Isn’t the Answer
Keeping CNN Honest: 10 Ways Anderson Cooper Got the Rail Story Wrong
How Will the Next Transpo Secretary Build on Ray LaHood’s Legacy?
It’s Official: LaHood Is Out
How Mayor Mick Cornett Fought Oklahoma City’s Brain Drain and Weight Gain
Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett: We Have to Build This City For People
Today’s Transit Dreams May Come True — 78 Years From Now
Federal Transit Administration Grapples With Likely Funding Cuts
Pro-Bike Republican Tom Petri to Chair Key House Transpo Panel
Today in Foreign Policy: American Interests Demand Walkable Communities
GAO: Mileage Fee Could Be More “Equitable and Efficient” Than Gas Tax
What Does It Mean That LaHood Isn’t on the Second-Term List? Nothing.
Do T&I Committee Members Get the Transpo Needs of American Cities?
Study: Shorter Blocks May Be the Key to Cutting Traffic in Small Cities
Mica’s New Post Gives Him a Good Vantage Point For Sniping at Amtrak
What Do Anti-Density NIMBYs and Road-Wideners Have in Common?
Walk Score Ranks the Bikeability of Every Address in 36 Cities
New Black Box Rule Isn’t Enough to Hold Drivers Accountable For Ped Crashes
Ford Tries to Sell More Cars By Looking to a Future With Fewer Cars
Seven Jiu-Jitsu Moves for Advocates to Use MAP-21 to Their Own Advantage
A “Movement For Movement” Puts Walking Front and Center
Surgeon General Announces Call to Action on Walking
Four Republicans Who Might Work Across the Aisle on Transportation
Eight Burning Questions About Post-Election Transpo Policy and Politics
What Would Meaningful Amtrak Reform Look Like?
How States Are Adapting to MAP-21’s Changes to Bike/Ped Funding
GAO: States “Flexing” Fewer Federal Dollars to Transit
Why Traffic Deaths Are More Common in Red States Than in Blue States
Poll: Who Should Be the Next U.S. Transportation Secretary?
Will the Next Transpo Chair Continue Attacks on Bike/Ped Funding?
What Kind of Leadership Would Bill Shuster Bring to the Transpo Committee?
Grover Norquist Buckles to Pressure From Koch-Backed Group on Carbon Tax
Yes, We Have No Carbon Tax
Communities Vote to Tax Themselves to Support Transit
UPDATE: Boehner’s Cryptic Message on Taxes
Election Reveals Who Will Shape the Next Transportation Bill
Where to Get Your 2012 Transportation Ballot Results
Which Mitt Would Shape U.S. Transpo Policy: The Governor or the Candidate?
What Has President Obama Done to Improve American Transportation Policy?
Who Should Foot the Bill for Sandy’s Damage to Tracks and Train Tunnels?
At NACTO Conference, LaHood Delivers Straight Talk on MAP-21
Not a Word About Transit in Obama Jobs Plan
FHWA Helps Cities and Towns Land Bike/Ped Funding
DIY Urbanism: No Permits, No Red Tape, No Going Back
MassDOT Secretary: “We Will Build No More Superhighways”
This Could Be the Biggest Year Ever for Transit at the Ballot Box
NRDC Gives Gas Consumption Maps a Helpful Revision
Scandalous Video: Obama Talks Sense About Road Building
How MAP-21 Allocates Transpo Funds Where They’re Needed Least
As MAP-21 Takes Effect, Road Builders Vie for TIFIA Funds
Which Counties Have the Biggest Oil Addiction Problem? We Still Don’t Know.
LaHood Incorrectly Blames 80 Percent of Pedestrians for Their Own Deaths
The Economist: Don’t Expect Driving Rates to Rise Again
Walk Score Factors In the Ineffable Qualities That Make Neighborhoods Great
Colorado Authorities Cite Driver for Cyclist Harassment
Reminder: Amtrak Subsidies Pale in Comparison to Highway Subsidies
USA Today: Homebuilders Pass On Garages, Build Front Porches
Here’s Your Chance to Influence MAP-21’s Implementation
What Would Happen If Washington Cuts Transpo Funding 35 Percent?
NRDC Poll: Americans Support New Transit Twice as Much as New Roads
How Highway Spending Could Become as Transparent as Bike/Ped Spending
NACTO Beats the Clock With Quick Update of Bike Guide
September Brings “Back to School” Jump in Traffic Congestion
Democratic Platform’s Scarce Words on Transportation Fail to Inspire
Tennessee DOT Moves Past Road-Widening as a Congestion Reduction Strategy
They Totally Went There: GOP Outlines Extremist Transpo Views in Platform
Will DOT’s New Freight Council Focus on More Than Trucks?
Stroller-Share: Can I Get an Amen?
Romney Energy Plan: More Drilling, More Oil Dependence
Finally, the Presidential Race Turns to Transportation
There’s a Lot Riding on U.S. DOT’s Definition of “Congestion”
International Funders Shift Investments Toward Sustainable Transportation
The Strain of Job Sprawl on Two-Income Households
In New NHTSA Report, Scarce Information on Causes of Pedestrian Deaths
Governors Get on Board With Smart Growth
How Much Bang Are Cities Getting From Federal BRT Bucks?
MAP-21 Puts the Squeeze on Bridge Repair and Bikes
No Explanations as Traffic Deaths Jump 13.5 Percent
How State DOTs Got Congress to Grant Their Wish List
Why Congress Can’t Kill the Partnership for Sustainable Communities
Tea Party Deficit Hawks Don’t Mind Charging the Taxpayer For Personal Cars
Brookings: Inadequate Transit and Sprawl Cut Off Workers From Jobs
States Already Licking Their Chops Over Newly “Flexible” Bike/Ped Funds
Obama to Sign Transpo Bill Today at 4:55
Under New Bill, America’s Transpo Loan Program Ignores National Goals
A New Bill Passes, But America’s Transpo Policy Stays Stuck in 20th Century
Transpo Bill Preserves Transit Funding, Wastes Opportunities For Progress
Transpo Bill Cuts Bike/Ped Funding, Lets States Spend It on Left-Turn Lanes
Complete Streets Provision Eliminated From Final Transpo Bill
Boxer Confirms: Some Bike/Ped Protections Remain in Final Bill [Updated]
Conference Committee Reaches Agreement [Updated X 2]
Transpo Bill Rumor: DeFazio Says Conference Committee “Gutted” Bike/Ped
Boehner Masks GOP Attack on Safe Streets By Opposing Flowers
Making Lawmakers Answer For Pedestrian Deaths In Their Districts
Boxer and Mica Release Vague Reassurance of Progress
House to Vote on Firming Up the Conference Deadline
AASHTO Adds Designs to Bikeway Guide, But Not Protected Bike Lanes
No More Mr. Nice Guy: Transit Advocates Get Organized
House Attack on Safe Streets Makes Transpo Bill Ever More Elusive
House GOP Threatens to Wipe Out Local Control Over Bike/Ped Funding
Transpo Bill Conference Devolves Into Talk of Extensions
Boxer and Inhofe Make Their Offer to the House, Try to Avoid 10th Extension
Stakeholders Beg Conferees to Stop Acting Like Children
FRA Chief: America Is Driving Less and Congress Needs to Catch Up
Tea Party Republicans Take Aim at Bike-Ped Funding in Conference
Study Predicts “Resilient Walkable” Places Will Lead the Housing Recovery
From a Reader: Seven More Questions For the Transportation Conference
Walk Score Calculates City Bikeability, and Minneapolis Comes Out on Top
Seven Questions About the Transportation Bill Conference
Mapped: Dramatic Changes on London Streets in the Congestion Pricing Era
FHWA: Small Investments in Bike/Ped Infrastructure Can Pay Off in a Big Way
Have a Question for Secretary LaHood? Ask It Here
Five Ex-Secretaries Map Out a Communications Strategy For Transportation
Patent Troll Sues Transit Agencies For Releasing Real-Time Transit Info
House GOP Tries to Horse-Trade Senate Bill For Keystone Pipeline
Census Breaks the News We Already Knew: The Exurbs Are History
Can a 100% Private Passenger Rail Line Turn a Profit?
Why Bicyclists Are Better Customers Than Drivers for Local Business
Why Are Three Out of Four Cyclists on the Street Men?
House Won’t Take Up Senate Transpo Bill as March 31 Deadline Looms
Don’t Count Out HR 7 Yet: House GOP Could Revive Their Bill This Week
AASHTO’s Vision of Safe Streets for Seniors: Bigger Type on Highway Signs
Don’t Call It a Merger: America’s Big Three Bike/Ped Advocates Join Forces
Ron Paul: Stop Subsidizing Highways, Let “Transits” Flourish
Romney Wins Iowa, Loses the Rail Passenger Vote
Lawmakers Push to Fund Transit Service During Economic Emergencies
Lautenberg Introduces Bill to Limit Bridge and Tunnel Tolls
Nearly Half of TIGER Award Money Goes to Roads, 29 Percent For Transit
NTSB: States Should Ban Hands-Free Calls While Driving
Senate Commerce Committee Sets the Standard For Transpo Performance
TIGER III News Begins to Leak — Chicago Bike-Share Among the Winners
Transit’s Not Bleeding the Taxpayer Dry — Roads Are
OMB: Senate Seeking Too Much Highway Money to Fund Transportation Bill
Mapped: How Federal Funding Fails to Match Demand for Transit in the U.S.
Is Congress Trying to Put the Kibosh on TIGER Funding For Bike/Ped?
HUD Awards Bring “Bittersweet” End to Sustainability Program
Mapping the Fatal Consequences of Automobile Addiction
House GOP Previews Transpo + Oil Drilling Bill, Details to Come Later
2012 Transpo Budget: Sustainable Communities and HSR Out, TIGER In
Mica Warns Boxer on Highway Trust Fund; House Plans Hearing on “Drill Bill”
Senate Bill May Weaken Smaller Metros, Empower State DOTs
More Election Results: Transit Wins Big
Two-Year Transpo Bill Moves on to Full Senate Without Bike/Ped Protections
Coming Soon: Super-Partisan “Oil-For-Infrastructure” Transpo Bill
Two Infrastructure Jobs Bills Die in Senate
How Will the House Answer the Senate’s Transportation Funding Bill?
Feds Put Off Issuing New Trucking Safety Rules
Bike/Ped Funding Intact as Senate Rejects Rand Paul’s Amendment
Senate Panel to Vote on Transportation Bill Next Month
Even the Godfather of Rail~Volution Wouldn’t Raise the Gas Tax Right Now
Rail~volution: Will New Americans Fuel Smart Growth or Suburbanism?
Former House Transpo Chair James Oberstar on the Post-Interstate Era
Ray LaHood Won’t Stay at USDOT Past 2012
Will New Infrastructure Funding Survive the Demise of Obama’s Jobs Bill?
Major Transpo Projects Chosen For Federal Fast-Tracking Lean Multi-Modal
Transit Union Challenges NYPD Order to Help Arrest Fellow Protestors
USDOT Tries to Resuscitate the HSR Dreams Congress Wants to Bury
Republicans Have Their Own Plan to Pay for Infrastructure Jobs: Oil Drilling
Will Obama’s Transportation Jobs Plan Avoid Funding Sprawl?
TTI: Mass Transit Saved Drivers 45.4 Million Hours Last Year
Would President Romney Build Roads or Rail?
Mica, GOP Leadership Looking to Raise Transportation Spending Levels in Bill
Dealbreaker: Senate Rejects House Budget Due to Lack of Car Subsidies
Senate Saves a Sliver For High-Speed Rail
Senate Strips High-Speed Rail Funding
Federal Support for Smart Planning Is on the Line Today
Obama: “I Will Veto Any Bill” Without Tax Increases on the Wealthy
The Stranger: If Safer Streets Mean War, We’re Ready for Combat
Last-Minute Deal Preserves Bike/Ped Funding. But For How Long?
Boehner: Lets Build Highways to Transport Fossil Fuels
Coburn Blocks Quick Senate Vote on Transportation Extension
House Passes Transportation Extension Unanimously
House Prepares to Vote on Extension, Coburn Will Try to Kill Bike/Ped
Fact Check: Jeff Sessions Got It Wrong on Bike Paths in His Hometown
House and Senate Agree on 6-Month Transpo Extension
Obama Includes Infra Bank in His Jobs Push; Mica Rejects It Out of Hand
Inhofe Supports Clean Extension, Won’t Vote Against Bike/Ped (This Time)
Behind President Obama’s Call For More Infrastructure Projects
Senate’s “Dr. No” Says He’ll Block Transpo Extension Unless Bike/Ped Is Cut
GOP Leader’s Infra “Compromise” Is Just Another Ploy to Kill Bike/Ped
Polluters Rejoice! Obama Caves on Proposed Ozone Standard
Tennessee Mom Threatened With Arrest For Letting Daughter Bike to School
President Obama Pushes Congress For a Clean Extension of Transpo Bill
With Deadlines Looming, Mica Supports Transportation Extension
Well That’s a Relief: Hurricane Irene Shouldn’t Affect Gas Prices Much
Civil Rights Group Demands End to Car-Centric Transportation Policies
It’s Official: Congress’s Next Spitting Contest Will Be Over the Gas Tax
Feds Call “All Hands On Deck” For Detroit Transit
Alex Steffen: We Can’t Avert Climate Change Without Dense Cities
Larry Hanley: Part-Time Labor Won’t Save American Transit
ATU President Larry Hanley on How to Build a Strong Coalition for Transit
“This Is Not a Good Bill”: Congress Holds Its Nose, Passes Debt Bill
Debt Deal Could Mean More Painful Cuts for Transportation
Chamber of Commerce: Empty Asphalt = Good Transportation Performance
Raquel Nelson Speaks on the Today Show About Her Son and Her Court Case
The Streets and the Courts Failed Raquel Nelson. Can Advocacy Save Her?
Boxer Confirms Bike-Ped Funding; “Gang of Six” Loves Infrastructure Spending
Senate Staff Says Transpo Bill Maintains Dedicated Funding For Bike/Ped
No Commitment to Bike-Ped Funding in Senate Transpo Bill Outline
House Votes to Strip High-Speed Rail Funding
Georgia Mom Convicted of Vehicular Homicide For Crossing Street With Kids
Ford, Verizon Support National Distracted Driving Law — And Its Loophole
Mica: Why Are the Democrats Picking On Me?
Mica’s Transportation Proposal: Responses Flood In
Mica Transpo Bill Shrinks Spending 33%, Eliminates Bike-Ped Guarantee
Mica’s Measurements: $230 Billion, Six Years
TIGER III Will Grant $527 Million For Innovative Transportation Projects
Stimulus-Backed Programs Struggle to Stay Alive After Funds Run Out
Rumor Mill: House Leadership Hostile to Transpo Reauthorization
Expect Two (Radically Different) Transpo Bill Proposals Soon
25 Senators Demand Robust Transit Funding
House Transportation Committee Will Unveil Part of Transpo Bill Next Week
How Seniors Get Stuck at Home With No Transit Options
Ray LaHood Wants to Hear From Streetsblog Readers
Google Shows That When Transit Agencies Free Their Data, Riders Win
GM CEO: “We Ought to Just Slap a Dollar Tax on a Gallon of Gas”
Cul-de-Sacs Are Killing Us: Public Safety Lessons From Suburbia
Highwayman Inhofe Still Wants to Rob Bike/Ped Funding From Transpo Bill
Lawmakers Introduce Reality-Based Plan to Achieve “Freedom From Oil”
Study: Building Roads to Cure Congestion Is an Exercise in Futility
Complete Streets Bill Introduced in Senate
Boxer: Transpo Funding Will Rise in Senate Bill, Bike/Ped Will Be Preserved
Senate Transportation Bill, MAP-21, Freezes Spending at Current Levels
T4America: Just Like Plane Crashes, Pedestrian Deaths Are a National Issue
Dangerous By Design: How the U.S. Builds Roads That Kill Pedestrians
Scenes From National Bike to Work Day
Experts Agree: Six-Year Transportation Bill Won’t Pass This Year
Good News From the Senate: Transit Operating Assistance and Much More
Kerry on Transportation Funding: “We’re in a Crazy Place Right Now”
Brookings: Transit Access to Jobs Is the Missing Link
Don’t Hold Your Breath for a White House Transportation Bill
Knowing Is Half the Battle: States Lack Data to Make Good Transpo Decisions
How Would Blumenauer’s New Commuter Benefit Proposal Work?
Tales From the Post-Earmark Era: Pork Won’t Hog the Transpo Money
Northeast Corridor, the Midwest, and California Say “Thanks, Florida!”
Mica Wants to Abandon Federal Commitment to Bike-Ped Funding
Why (Much of) Obama’s Transpo Plan Can Survive the GOP Knife
Reps. Matsui, LaTourette Introduce Complete Streets Bill
Well That Was Quick: Obama Disavows Mileage Fee Proposal
Obama Wants to Study Viability of Mileage-Based Fee for Transpo Revenue
President Obama’s Transportation Bill Prioritizes Livability, High-Speed Rail
Mayors Rebel Against State-Controlled Highway Expansion, Fight For Transit
How Much Do You Walk? …And Other Questions From America Walks
President Obama Expected to Release Proposed Transportation Bill
Without Adequate Federal Funding, Will States Raise Their Own Gas Taxes?
What the Feds Giveth, the States Taketh Away — From Bike/Ped Programs
$100 Million for HUD Sustainability Program Survives in This Year’s Budget
Senate Introduces a Narrower Bill for Wider Sidewalks
High-Speed Rail Funds Get Slashed in Detailed Budget Plan
You Can Open Your Eyes Now: Budget Deal Spares Transpo the Worst
Government Shutdown Would Be a Punch in the Gut to Transit Agencies
More From the House Transpo Hearings: The Advocates Edition
Strange Bedfellows Unite for Infrastructure Investment, Financing Tools
The Week Ahead: Congress Fights About Budget Cuts and Talks Transpo
The Secrets to Success for Transit-Oriented Development
WSJ: Mica Says Transit Funding Will Stay “About the Same”
House Transportation Committee Rejects Obama’s 2012 Budget Request
Rep. LaTourette Tells Transit Advocates to Ask Congress for What They Need
“Grab a Hold of Your Shorts”: Mica and LaHood Talk Transportation Bill
Kerry, Hutchinson, and Warner Introduce New Infrastructure Bank Bill
Will Senate Republicans Send Back Their Own States’ TIGER Money?
Cyclists Descend on Capitol Hill, Ask Lawmakers to Preserve Bike Funding
LaHood Kicks Off National Bike Summit
State Transpo Officials Push to Toll for Maintenance, Not Just Capacity
Transpo’s Losses in First Round of Spending Cuts Look Worse Than They Are
House Passes Seventh Extension of Transportation Bill
Mica, LaHood Stump at AASHTO Meeting
Mica on the Next Transportation Bill: Size Matters
AASHTO: Government Shutdown Could Cost Transportation Sector $100M/Day
The Economist: Rock-Bottom U.S. Gas Tax Makes Gas Cheaper Than Water
How Hard Will the Senate Fight Back Against House Spending Cuts?
Bike-Ped Funding Survives 583 Amendments
AFL-CIO and Chamber of Commerce Ask For a Gas Tax Hike; Senators Agree
Florida Gov. Rick Scott Chooses Politics Over Constituents, Rejects HSR Funds
Are Environmental Reviews to Blame for Infrastructure Project Delays?
Obama Admin’s Bold Transpo Plan Leaves Funding Question to Congress
Obama Proposes Infra Bank, Livability Grants, Doubling Transit Funds
Obama Budget Proposes $556B, Long-term Transportation Bill
What to Look For in President Obama’s Budget Request on Monday
Retired Military Leaders, Corporate CEOs: Driving Alone Aids Terrorists
GOP Moves Ahead With Deep Cuts to Transportation, Housing
“Amtrak Joe” Biden, in Philly, Announces New Plan for High-Speed Rail
GOP Targets Transportation and Housing For the Deepest Cuts
Transpo Committee Adds Southern Locations to Field Hearing Schedule
APTA Survey: Transpo Bill Delay May Force Job Losses in U.S. Transit Industry
House Transpo Committee Shrinks, Senate EPW Announces New Members
New T&I Rep. Richard Hanna: a Little Bit Upstate NY, a Little Bit Portland
CA Rep. Hunter: Roads Constitutionally Mandated, Transit Must Pay for Itself
Senate Committee Backs Infrastructure Spending (But Not For Bike Lanes)
Top DOT Officials Preview the Push for a Transportation Bill
Obama: Europe and Russia Invest More in Roads and Railways Than We Do
Will President Obama Speak for the Transit-Starved Tonight?
Get Rich While Reducing Emissions: Smart Growth Keeps Looking Smarter
Republicans Propose Spending Cuts Targeting Amtrak, Transit Funding
LaHood Goes to Detroit to Talk to Automakers About Distracted Driving
Highway-Affiliated Pew Climate Report Favors “Clean” Cars Over Transit
Mica’s Goal: “More Cars Off of the Highway”
Is the Livability Movement Doomed to Homogeneity? The CDC Says No.
High Speed Rail: Which Corridors Have the Best Chance for Success?
Household Deficit Reduction: Transit Saves People Almost $10K a Year
We’re Pulling for You, Gabby Giffords
New House Rules Threaten TIGER and Livability Programs
Sen. Boxer: Working With Mica, Inhofe on a Long-Term Transpo Bill
Send in Your Transpo Questions for the 112th Congress
Food Deserts: Another Way the Deck Is Stacked Against Car-Free Americans
Actually, Highway Builders, Roads Don’t Pay For Themselves
And the Capitol Hill Streetsies Go To…
Senate Vote Will Give GOP a Crack at the Transpo Bill Sooner
“Gravity Always Wins”: How the U.S. Can Face the Crisis of Unsafe Bridges
Transit Riders Keep Same Tax Benefits As Drivers
Mica Names New GOP Transpo Committee Members, Rahall Officially Top Dem
Don’t Waste the Next Two Years: A Blueprint for Reform Under GOP Control
Transit Benefit (Wrapped in Tax Cuts) Clears the Senate
Inside the Bush Tax Cut Compromise is a Gift for Transit Riders
California Leads Nation in Green Transpo Policies. How Does Your State Rank?
AAA Gets an Earful From Members About Equality For Bikes
Bikes on Bridges: A How-To Guide for Advocates
Would an Infrastructure Bank Have the Power to Reform Transportation?
Mica Confirmed as Transpo Committee Chair
House Punts on Budget, Votes on Yearlong Extension Instead
What the GOP Spending Rollback Would Mean for Transportation
Why Reformers Should Care How We Pay for Transportation
Deficit Commission Pushes For Anti-Sprawl Reforms
EPA Recognizes Small Towns and Big Cities For Smart Growth Efforts
GOP Demands a Stop to Stim Spending. What Will It Mean for Rail Projects?
Rahall Responds, Says His Transpo Record Is About More Than Just Highways
Earmark Ban Goes Down to Defeat in the Senate
Another Day, Another Revelation That a Gas Tax Hike Is Necessary
Livability and the GOP: A Conversation With HUD’s Mariia Zimmerman
GOP Wants to Bring Transpo Policy Back to the 1950s
Bachmann: It’s Not an Earmark If It’s for Highways and Bridges
Dutch Planners School U.S. Cities on Bikeability
Seatbelts and Tickets Alone Won’t Cure America’s Traffic Death Epidemic
Oberstar’s Final Words of Wisdom
How Pedestrian! The Walking Movement Flexes Its Muscle
Auto Industry Celebrates a Republican House It Helped Put In Power
Our Stagnant Gas Tax Rate Is Making the Deficit Worse
The Power of the Pursestrings Shifts to a Livability Denier in the House
Could a Coal-n-Highways Dem Take Oberstar’s Place on Transpo Committee?
Just How Lame Will This Lame Duck Be?
Obama Still Believes in a Bipartisan Push for Infrastructure. Do You?
Eliminate Waste or Kill Good Projects? Earmark Ban Could Cut Both Ways
Oberstar Says Goodbye, Mica Promises Rail and a Long-Term Bill
The Silver Lining: 73 Percent of Transpo Ballot Measures Win
Election Results: GOP Govs Win Big, Dems Take California, Oberstar Ousted
Will Georgia’s Next Governor ‘Unclog Atlanta’?
Election Day Finds Two Livability Champions on the Ropes
Will Florida’s Next Governor Sink the State’s Chances for Rail?
Bike-Ped Funding Dips as Stimulus Spending Slows
Anti-Rail Candidates Take Aim at High Speed Dreams in the Midwest
T4America Maps TIGER Grantees: Find One Near You
Texas Gov Rick Perry Could Get Four More Years to Build Mega-Highways
Will Bike-Phobic Dan Maes Cost the Colorado GOP Major Party Status?
Light Rail Line Hangs By a Thread as Maryland Goes to the Polls