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7:49 AM EST on January 29, 2010

    • Natural Resources Defense Council recruits a flurry of celebrities to tape a rescue plea for the stalled congressional climate bill (video above, courtesy of NRDC Press)
    • Senate Dems to unveil the first piece of their job-creation effort, an infrastructure-centric affair, next week (Roll Call)
    • Why Florida's federally funded high-speed rail network might fall way short (TNR's The Avenue)
    • The high-speed rail chase led to some dashed hopes in Iowa ... (Register)
    • ... and some rueful laments in Georgia (Creative Loafing)
    • Bay Area officials give Oakland transit planners three weeks to fix their airport train debacle or lose $70m in stimulus money (Streetsblog SF)
    • Washington D.C. transit officials approve a budget plan with no service cuts and a 10-cent fare surcharge (GGW)

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