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    • Distracted pedestrians: still not as dangerous as their driving counterparts (NYT)
    • At the Detroit auto show, signs of government control over the industry were plentiful (Newsweek)
    • Missouri business and labor groups start a new Transportation Alliance to find solutions to the state's funding crisis (KC Star)
    • In Minnesota, a local editorial board questions whether easier federal funding will prove risky for the Central Corridor light rail project (Pioneer Press)
    • In Illinois, locals view high-speed rail as an economic and quality-of-life benefit ... (Tribune)
    • ... as do their neighbors in Indiana, whose weekend rail rally drew an estimated 800 (News-Sentinel)
    • LaHood paid a weekend visit to Colorado to tout stimulus job creation ... (AP)
    • ... before hailing Oprah's Monday show on distracted driving (Fast Lane)

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