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Today’s Headlines

7:49 AM EST on December 7, 2009

    • Rep. Sutton (D-OH) working on a deal to divert unused federal stimulus funds to save endangered bus transit in Lorain County (Chronicle-Telegram)
    • Cornell University economist on the best way to leveraged borrowed money during an economic recession: focus on infrastructure projects with economic multiplier effects, such as removing rail bottlenecks in the northeast corridor (NYT)
    • Puentes of Brookings, who attended last week's White House jobs summit, calls it "a fascinating yet frustrating event" (The Avenue)
    • Cities begin offering incentives, such as dedicated bike racks, to scooter and motorcycle commuters (USAT)
    • Texas Republican gubernatorial foes Hutchison and Perry spar over transportation funding (Morn News)
    • Connecticut officials concerned that delays will hurt the state's chances at snagging federal high-speed rail aid (Courant)

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