In a promising sign for the negotiation and passage of a comprehensive transportation bill, the GOP is hinting it may be willing to part with demands to include a permit for the Keystone XL oil pipeline in the final bill, reports Ben Geman.
May 17, 2012 The Hill
A much anticipated cloture vote on the Senate's proposed two-year transportation bill once again failed to win enough votes on Tuesday. Better news may be on the horizon however, reports Ed O'Keefe.
Mar 7, 2012 The Washington Post
Ben Goldman follows the recent developments as the Senate and House Transportation bills make their way through the Capitol.
Feb 10, 2012 Streetsblog D.C.
Since the release of House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John Mica's proposed $230 billion surface-transportation bill, reviews have been mostly negative. <em>National Journal</em> asks its panel of experts for their take.
Jul 14, 2011 National Journal
In this podcast, <em>Next American City</em> talks with Robert Puentes of the Brookings Institution about the future of transportation in America.
Oct 15, 2010 Next American City
The Georgia legislature recently passed the Transportation Investment Act of 2010, which could greatly transform the urban realm in Atlanta and the rest of the state. The key phrase here is "could".
Apr 29, 2010 Atlanta Journal Constitution
The federal government recently rejected a proposal by the state of Pennsylvania to toll Interstate 80. Robert Puentes argues that the decision is exactly what's holding metropolitan areas back from solving their transportation problems.
Apr 8, 2010 The New Republic
Transportation officials are talking more and more about drafting a brand new type of transportation bill, one that diverges from the patterns and old thinking of the past. But that's easier said than done.
Sep 21, 2009 The New York Times