TN MOVING STORIES: Transit has an $80 billion repair backlog, Seamus "loved" the car roof, NASCAR goes electric, and one super commuter's bill? $800K

Top stories on TN:

NYC 2013 Mayoral Race Begins as Stringer Backs Tax for Transit (link)

Ray LaHood drinks the BRT Kool Aid (link)

Why California Gas Prices Are So High (link)

 

 

 

 

 

Aging transit has an $80 billion repair backlog ( AP via Boston.Com) TN's earlier reporting on this here.

City cores are growing (The TransportPolitic)

Portland, ME, gets "bike taxis" (Kennebec Journal)

Discovery flies out of Florida for the last time (WMFE)

Obama abandoned a 2008 campaign pledge to tax oil companies (Politico)

While it pays to work in oil & gas industry (KUHF)

Ford builds all-electric car as NASCAR pace car (USA Today)

This super-commuter's bill?  $800K--and that's just from July (Washington Post)

And: Ann Romney: Seamus "loved" the car roof (Politico)