February 28, 2020

February 28, 2020

Top News

  • Election 2020 live updates: Democrats make final arguments in South Carolina. Washington Post
  • Super Tuesday Preview: Sanders Leads In The Three New England States. FiveThirtyEight
  • Congress Nears Bipartisan Funding Plan To Address Growing Coronavirus Threat. NPR
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Uber and Lyft generate 70 percent more pollution than trips they displace: study. The Verge
  • Opponents fault Trump proposal to cut environmental reviews. Associated Press
  • Trump administration resuming coal leasing on public lands. The Hill
  • Oregon Legislative Priorities In Limbo, As Climate Standoff Continues. Oregon Public Broadcasting

Indian Affairs


Taxation & Trade

  • Appeals Court Upholds Trump’s 25% Steel Import Tariffs. Transport Topics
  • Utah state auditor says ‘gas tax is slowly dying.’ Salt Lake Tribune
  • Trump Administration Faces Economic Test as Coronavirus Shakes Markets. New York Times
  • As Trump Visits India, a Trade Deal Remains Elusive. New York Times


  • This City Was Sick of Tech Disruptors. So It Decided to Become One. CityLab
  • Here Are Some of the ‘Promising Practices’ in State Broadband Expansion. Route Fifty
  • Uber, privacy groups form coalition to fight city data collection. SmartCitiesDive
  • How Self-Driving Car Makers Measure Their Own Progress. Wired

Transportation & Infrastructure 

  • Hope Expressed For Surface Transportation Reauthorization Passage. AASHTO Journal
  • Trump’s Highway Bill Under Review, Secretary Chao Tells US House. Transport Topics
  • Transportation, Public Transit Center Stage At Hearing. AASHTO Journal
  • Even a Mobility Revolution Can’t Crack American Car Culture. Bloomberg

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