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Today’s Headlines

    • Ahead of today's U.S. DOT texting-while-driving summit, the Obama administration signals it'll work to pass a national ban (NPR, US News)
    • Sen. John Ensign (R-NV) makes the case for transportation reform being health reform -- if inadvertently (Yglesias)
    • The EPA is preparing to revise its method of measuring cars' energy use, to prevent GM and other electric-car developers from releasing questionable triple-digit "miles per gallon" numbers (USAT)
    • The trains in Spain were anything but plain to a visiting delegation of midwestern high-speed rail planners (AP)
    • Government auditors find that local highway and transit officials are having problems reporting to Washington on how they're spending stimulus money (OMB Watch)

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