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Today’s Headlines

7:51 AM EST on February 17, 2010

    • LaHood en route to Kansas City and Tucson this week -- a sign that streetcars are poised to join Moynihan Station in snagging big TIGER money? (WH Press)
    • Japanese bullet-train magnate says he could build a Florida factory to help ensure a piece of the state's ample high-speed rail pie (WSJ)
    • Transit stimulus is still a more efficient per-dollar job creator than road stimulus, according to congressional math (US PIRG Press)
    • Democrats try to avoid overselling their infrastructure-poor jobs bill (The Hill)
    • 8 out of 10 metro regions ranked happiest by new Gallup well-being index have transit networks (Atlantic Blogs)
    • ConocoPhillips quits coalition in favor of congressional climate bills, claiming the proposals "have disadvantaged the transportation sector" (The Hill)
    • Nashville's new mayor pursues ambitious new transit plan (Tennessean, WPLN)
    • Federal safety regulators launch formal inquiry into Toyota recalls (LAT)

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