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LA Mayor’s Bold Plan to Fast Track Transit Expansion Gains Momentum (AP) OMG: Most Teens Still Text-and-Drive Despite Warnings (USA Today) Spill Bill Passes House; Republicans Will Likely Filibuster in the Senate (Politico, The Hill)  New Poll Queries Americans on Energy Views (Rasmussen) LaHood Watch: Light Rail Announcement Likely Today in Detroit (MLive.com)   Massachusetts Lags in Building Bike and Pedestrian Paths (Boston Globe) Could a Mileage Tax Ever […]

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Get Comfortable, the Road to a Spill Bill Could Be a Long One (NYT) Poll: Concern About the Environment on the Rise (The Hill) As Global Weirding Mucks With Weather, Greens Push Senators For a Real Climate Bill (HuffPo, NYT) Amtrak On Pace to Break Ridership Record (WVNS) Bill Requires High-Speed Rail Bidders to Reveal […]

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Oberstar presses for use of a natural, Minnesota-made peat-based substance in oil spill cleanup (Star Trib Blogs) Next stop on LaHood’s transportation listening tour: Bismarck, North Dakota … (GF Herald) … while Jesse Jackson takes his campaign for more urban transit aid to Cleveland (Plain Dealer) Northeastern states call for in-depth federal study of rail […]

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Oil Now Seeping From Four Places at Deep Horizon Site (Washington Post) It’s Crunch Time for Climate Bill Provisions; Let the Haggling Begin (CQPolitics, NYTimes) A Bipartisan Call for Transportation Funding (Politico) Gov. Rendell Calls for Tax Hikes to Fund Transportation Projects (Post-Gazette) Big Three Push for Lenient Fuel Efficiency Standards (The Hill) Airports Embrace […]

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Senate Bill Surges Forward; House Bogs Down (Next American City) Conclusion of Work on Senate Bill Will Come Today (Hill) Fixing the House Bill: Reducing Air Pollution With More Travel Options (T4America) Reversing a Radical Rewrite: Can John Boehner Go Bipartisan? (Transpo Nation) New Report on Statewide Bike Orgs and Federal Funding (Bike League) Bitter […]

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Rahm Emanuel Plows Ahead With Express Rail to O’Hare (Chicago Tribune) Only 30 Percent of Downtown Seattle Workers Drive Solo to Work (Seattle Times) Florida DOT Builds Its First Protected Bike Lane in Tampa (WPTV) North Carolina DOT, Charlotte Install Pedestrian Counters (WCNC) Is Austin a “Big City”? (Statesman) CA Lawmaker Intros Bill to Kill Boondoggle 710 Highway […]