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7:49 AM EST on December 3, 2009

    • More coverage of yesterday's release of transit and road projects "ready to go" for Congress' jobs bill (WSJ, Det. News, WashPost, Free Press, Politics Daily)
    • A crucial footnote in the debate over using bailout money on infrastructure: $1 for TARP isn't $1 for budgeting purposes (Ezra Klein)
    • Maryland governor cheers the prospects for a new federal infrastructure stimulus bill (AP)
    • Boston transit sees monthly ridership increase, which could bode well for the local economy (Globe)
    • Harvard prof Jeff Frankel has some thoughts on how to mend the budget deficit, and raising the gas tax is a big one (Frankel Blog via WSJ)
    • During a trip to D.C. for the White House jobs summit, Michigan's governor also plans to talk high-speed rail with LaHood (WILX)
    • Complete streets policy in Charlotte, NC, wins EPA smart growth award (NCSC Blog)

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