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7:49 AM EST on February 5, 2010

x2_9ecb1a.jpg(Chart: PERI via Grist)
    • A reminder that transit, and trees, are better job creators than fossil fuels (Grist)
    • "Before calls for a gas tax increase become deafening, DOT needs somereal reform of the way it does business, prioritizing projects of realsignificance and managing for successful outcomes" (TNR's The Avenue)
    • A look at Portland's $613m plan for bike infrastructure expansion (CSM)
    • Political blogger hit by government-owned SUV making illegal left turn -- and hit with a jaywalking ticket while recuperating with broken knee (Daily Caller)
    • Crime plagues Detroit's new transit center (Free Press)
    • Maryland budget analysts want to siphon off $60m in transportation funding, to the chagrin of state transport officials (Balt Sun)
    • A local editorial board urges Alabamans: Get on board with high-speed rail (Plainsman)

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