Transportation headlines, Wednesday, Dec. 12

The holidays can bring out the best in us and also in trains, as these photos taken last Saturday in Milwaukee and Chicago show. But as former midwesterners will attest, the beauty that is December is transformed in January to weather not friendly to waiting outdoors for a bus. Another thing for Californians to be thankful for. Pasadena hammers [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Friday, Dec. 7

LaHood defends California high-speed rail plan (The Hill)  U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood spent Thursday trying to persuade House Republicans to appropriate money for California’s bullet train plan. Republicans say the train is too expensive and won’t attract private investors; LaHood says it certainly won’t get private dollars if no government [continue reading]