News bites: Los Angeles officials fly cross-country to ask for transportation funds

Your morning transportation speed-read:

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was a long way away from home as he asked for more transportation money. 

A bridge connecting New Hampshire and Maine is getting $20 million from the feds.

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett said his predecessor, Ed Rendell, took his foot off the gas on transportation.

D.C. bridges need work, too.