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Today’s Headlines

7:52 AM EST on February 19, 2010

    • New poll finds 83 percent of respondents supporting more federal funding for high-speed rail and transit (HNTB Press via @beyondDC)
    • Investor Carl Icahn is forming a consortium to go after a share of the high-speed rail pie (AP)
    • Federal transportation safety regulators call for national crash-resistance standards for transit cars (Bloomberg)
    • How blue is your city? One artist color-codes local commuting patterns (Infrastructurist)
    • Siemens expands its plans to build new high-speed rail production facilities in California -- if it wins a bid to help the state construct bullet trains (AP)
    • Transit plans getting a newly warm welcome in Indiana (Indy Star)
    • Speaking of Indiana, it's the next stop on LaHood's TIGER stimulus tour (Inside IN Business)
    • And on the lighter side, LaHood helps MTV stars court a basketball date with Obama (PJ Star)

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