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    • Joel Kotkin is back, charging Obama with waging "war against suburbia" (American)
    • Sen. Lincoln (AR) one of several Democrats backing a GOP effort to block EPA from regulating carbon emissions (The Hill)
    • California backs away from a threat to abandon the White House auto fuel-efficiency deal if its loopholes aren't addressed (Free Press)
    • Lester Brown: Amid rising hunger, the U.S. is feeding one-quarter of its grain to cars (Grist)
    • U.S. DOT to San Francisco's BART: Address social equity concerns with your proposed airport transit line, or watch it lose stimulus money (Streetsblog SF)
    • Virginia's new governor: no plan for transportation, but truckers love that he's reopening rest stops (WaPo)
    • Data on transit's job-creation potential -- which you read here first -- gets some big notice (Wired)
    • In Tennessee, Knoxville city officials mull the loss of their unused stimulus money (News-Sentinel)
    • In Wisconsin, legislators mull a half-cent sales tax increase that could be used for rail (Journal-Sent.)

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