News Links on Mobility and Transportation Policy

The American Dream Coalition newsletter has carved out a few useful recent newslinks for those following transportation policy issues:

Federal dollars for federal roads — Robert Poole, Washington Times
Highway policy: confliction and confusion — Fleet Owner

New Scorecard Reinforces Density-Traffic Congestion Nexus — Wendell Cox, New Geography

Bonus: Sydney: Choking in its Own Density

LaHood Faces Off With GOP Senator Over High-Speed Rail, Livability — D.C. Streetsblog

Improving Virginia’s Transportation System — Ron Utt, Tertium Quids

Porsche unveils ‘green’ supercar for petrol-heads — The Local, Germany

Are Today’s Cars Too Smart for Their Own Good? — AOL News

It’s the Traffic, Stupid — New York Times

City of Jacksonville to consider mobility fees — Daily Record, Florida

Austin reached 4th highest traffic congestion without high population density — C.O.S.T., Texas

Bellevue drops Mercer Slough light-rail route — Seattle Times

Thousands a month spent on security for light rail cars —, Virginia

Pandemonium at MTA Hearing in Brooklyn, 4 Arrests — Gothamist, New York

FTA delivers scathing report on safety of D.C. Metro — Washington Post

Latest attempt to reform San Francisco’s Muni — San Francisco Chronicle

Man Rescued Along Light Rail Tracks — KPHO-5, Arizona

Pedestrian killed by VTA light rail vehicle — ABC-7, San Jose, California

Summary of MAX Rail Fatalities —