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Today’s Headlines

7:49 AM EST on December 28, 2009

    • The transportation security fallout from Christmas Day plane-bombing attempt (NYT)
    • Transit saw a 3.8 percent drop in ridership during the first 9 months of 2009 ... (NYT Blogs)
    • ... but not in San Francisco (SF Gate)
    • Siemens among the manufacturers poised to drive a future U.S. high-speed rail boom (Reuters)
    • While the Obama administration pushes for new rail safety rules, D.C.'s local transit overseers continue to take a lax approach (WaPo)
    • New York, Pennsylvania, and other transit-rich states could see a drop in federal representation, according to new Census estimates (CNN Money)
    • Price of polluting falls after lackluster Copenhagen outcome (WSJ Blogs)
    • Business columnist Wessel: Harsh economic realities could push gas tax higher on the Washington agenda (WSJ)
    • New omnibus spending bill has lots of help for metro areas (TNR's Avenue)

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