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Today’s Headlines

7:48 AM EDT on October 7, 2009

    • Former Transportation Secretary Mary Peters, appointed by George W. Bush, says a vehicle miles traveled tax ultimately must replace the gas tax (Cascadia Prospectus)
    • Uh-oh: A pivotal aide to Boxer's Senate environment committee jumps ship right as her climate change bill comes out (ClimateWire)
    • Gas prices to keep dipping towards the $2 per gallon mark, according to AAA (WaPo)
    • Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), hardly the model of progressive environmentalism, is taking flak from his party for supporting a low-carbon fuel standard (WSJ)
    • Was the late New York Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D) unfairly shut out of Planetizen's Top 100 Urban Thinkers? (TNR)
    • Transit advocates in Montgomery County, Maryland, release a "secret plan" that the local DOT tried to keep under wraps -- its ostensible purpose to move more cars through the National Institute of Health campus (GGW)

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