A roundup of headlines curated for state transportation environmental professionals

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Transit advocates want to “build political will for a green transportation future plan” – Washington Policy Center

Trump Shines Spotlight on Infrastructure Amid Uncertain Legislative Agenda – Transport Topics

California Attorney General Files Lawsuit Challenging the Trump Administration’s Final Rule Redefining the “Waters Of The United States” Under the Clean Water Act – Sierra Sun Times

Let’s get Minnesota’s economy moving (copy) – The Kenton Leader (Opinion)

Mississippi and nation need bold infrastructure legislation – Clarion Ledger

ARTBA Chairman Steve McGough Makes Case for Infrastructure Package with Trump Administration – ARTBA (Press Release)


McConnell: Infrastructure will not be in next coronavirus relief bill – The Hill

San Diego’s Infrastructure Problems Expected To Grow In COVID-19’s Wake – KPBS

The Impacts of COVID-19 on Public Transit with Paul Skoutelas, APTA President and CEO – ITE Talks Transportation (podcast)

EPA Interim Guidance on Site Field Work Decisions Due to Impacts of COVID-19 – National Law Review


PD Editorial: Plan for a managed retreat from climate change – Press Democrat (Sonoma Co., CA)


L.A. coronavirus clean air streak has already come to an end. Here’s why – Los Angeles Times (subscription required)

Montana’s air quality hasn’t improved during COVID-19 closures — it was already good – Billings Gazette

The largest Arctic ozone hole ever recorded is now closed – CBS News


EPA provides grant funding to support environmental justice communities impacted by COVID-19 – Highland County Press

The White River: Cleanup follows decades of civil rights abuses. Now who will benefit? – Indianapolis Star


State suing solar developer for pollution and wetlands violations – WWLP (Boston, MA)

Tool to help communities get a grip on greenhouse gases – The MetroWest Daily News (Boston, MA)

How We got here: Habitat restoration in Lake Pepin and the Upper Mississippi River – RiverTowns.net (subscription required)

Stakeholders Meet to Advance Nature-Based Stormwater Management in North CarolinaPew Trusts


Meaning and Memory: Making a Place for Culture in Historic Preservation – Hidden City (Philadelphia)


Bike lanes provide positive economic impactScience Daily

Community calls for ‘slow streets’ to take pressure off city parks and trails – Austin Monitor

Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership wants public input on proposed mobility principles for Golden Triangle – Post-Gazette

Spin exec: The scooter industry will see a resurgence – Smart Cities Dive

After COVID, telecommuting could play a role in easing Missoula’s traffic challenge – Missoula Current

Skateboarding advocate wants seat at active transportation tableBikePortland

Bike trails included among proposed Smokies projects – Smoky Mountain News

Researchers explore effects of COVID-19 on urban mobilitySmart Cities Dive


More moose GPS collars deployed to track when and where they cross Wyoming highway (photos) – Oil City News


Existing and Emerging Highway Infrastructure Preservation, Maintenance, and Renewal Definitions, Practices, and ScenariosTRB (Report)

Evaluating the Suitability of Roadway Corridors for Use by Monarch Butterflies -TRB (Report)

Bicyclist Facility Preferences and Effects on Increasing Bicycle Trips – TRB (Report)

Innovation of the Month: Unmanned Aerial Systems – FHWA


Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Program Technical Amendments – Environmental Protection Agency (Final Rule)

National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures Energy Department (Proposed Rule)

Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Utah – FHWA (Notice)

Notice of Availability of the Revised Record of Decision for the Mountain View Corridor Project in Utah and Final Federal Agency Actions – FHWA (Notice)