Officials in Portland are hoping to move forward on plans to bring a bike sharing system to the city. But with little money in the budget, implementing the system may take longer than expected.
Jul 7, 2009 The Oregonian
Las Vegas will now be included in plans for California's high speed rail network, according to the Department of Transportation.
Jul 7, 2009 Progressive Railroading
The Economist looks at the looming battle between Congress and the Administration over whether to proceed now on transportation reauthorization or delay it 18 months, and concludes that the bottom line will be the funding mechanism.
Jul 6, 2009 The Economist
The CA Attorney General wants cities to take their housing obligations seriously - so much so that he has joined a 2006 lawsuit against the Alameda County suburb of Pleasanton over a 'housing cap' of 29,000 units approved by its voters in 1996.
Jul 6, 2009 CBS Broadcasting
The Federal Department of Transportation has sent a request to borrow $20 billion from the Treasury to compensate for shortfalls in the Highway Trust Fund.
Jul 6, 2009 CQ Politics
The Los Angeles Times has created an interactive game where you can make the hard choices in where to cut the State's expenditures.
Jul 5, 2009 The Los Angeles Times
The population is falling -- the population of U.S. troops stationed in Baghdad, that is.
Jul 4, 2009 The New York Times
As a power struggle between legislators in New York drags on, statutes in the state are expiring, leaving many cities with procedural headaches and tied hands.
Jul 3, 2009 The New York Times
Back in 2006, Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor had a role in a controversial eminent domain ruling. <em>Reason</em> magazine takes a look at the decision and what it might mean for property rights if she's confirmed to the Court.
Jul 3, 2009 Reason
Fairfax County, Virginia is contemplating making the switch. Officials say the goal is to have control over local funding decisions, particularly in regards to road maintenance.
Jul 2, 2009 TheCityFix