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Today’s Headlines

7:49 AM EDT on October 27, 2009

    • The Energy Department awards $150 million in grants to innovative tech projects, many of them in the transportation sector (WSJ Blog)
    • Rail companies, including Amtrak, are lobbying against a federal mandate to implement the safety program known as "positive train control" (WSJ)
    • Uh-oh: Philadelphia transit workers may start their strike during the World Series (AP)
    • A profile of who's lobbying for transportation interests in Virginia (Ctr for Pub. Integrity)
    • Minnesota DOT welcomes the presence of a roadside cleaning group that comes with its own firearms (AP)

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