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7:50 AM EST on February 10, 2010

    • Early draft of Senate jobs bill emerges: $20B for the highway trust fund and Build America Bond language, but no new funding for TIGER grants (Politico)
    • AASHTO unveils website touting more than 280,000 "highway and transit jobs" created or sustained by the stimulus law's focus on transportation -- Democrats hail the news (EPW Press)
    • In New Jersey, a push mounts to add a biking and walking path to the state's federally funded Amtrak bridge reconstruction project (JC Independent)
    • Toyota, facing a flurry of negative attention from the government, turns to its lobbying army (Politico)
    • Washington state moves forward with extra vehicle licensing fees to fund transit (P-I Blog)
    • What a Snowpocalypse can do to urban pedestrian culture ... (TheCityFix)
    • ... and to states' already strapped transportation budgets (WSJ, MD Reporter)

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