Today’s Headlines

  • You saw it first on S-blog Capitol Hill — but here’s more coverage of the Obama administration’s pitch for an 18-month extension of the current transportation law (Reuters, JoC)
  • University of Iowa begins field-testing the future of a VMT tax (Kansas City Star)
  • Oberstar’s home-state paper editorializes on his battle with the administration over transpo funding (Star Tribune)
  • A central piece of circuit was replaced on the D.C. Metro days before malfunctioning in last week’s crash (WaPo)

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