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Today’s Headlines

7:50 AM EST on December 30, 2009

    • U.S. DOT launches new website to promote campaign against texting while driving (Det. News)
    • New Deal skeptic Amity Shlaes thinks infrastructure stimulus might be worth it ... and points out the downside of the interstate highway system (Bloomberg)
    • Transit advertising can play a crucial role in D.C. advocacy groups' PR strategy (NYT)
    • Washington D.C. begins work on a new bridge spanning the Anacostia River, with pedestrian as well as bicycle and trolley paths (WJLA)
    • Hutchison's transportation plan for Texas includes high-speed rail and restrictions on toll roads, with few details on how to pay for it (AP)
    • Several Minnesota cities are in contention for stops on the midwest's proposed high-speed rail line (Post-Bulletin)

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