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    • Senate Democrats forced to hold open the vote on weak "cash for clunkers" plan open for more than 30 minutes to break a GOP filibuster; measure passes (Dow Jones)
    • Even Blumenauer doesn't think a VMT tax is coming any time soon; DeFazio's weighing a tax on oil speculation to fund transportation (Oregonian)
    • Remember that early leak of Oberstar's handwritten transportation reform outline? Now it's online (MinnPost)
    • Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) says Amtrak is putting America on a fascist path ... yup, totally on par with the Fed, congressman (Infrastructurist)

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