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7:51 AM EST on February 23, 2010

    • Ahead of tomorrow's Toyota hearing in the House, lawmakers take aim at the company's -- and the government's -- safety record (Free Press)
    • LaHood says the Ohio River Bridges Project, which features tolling as a possible revenue raiser, could be in line for second round of TIGER aid or other federal funding (WAVE-TV, Courier-Journal)
    • Do the first round of federally supported high-speed rail corridors have a shot at stealing riders from airlines? (TNR's The Avenue)
    • Pennsylvania has no plan to close the $450B transportation budget gap that would result from a federal rejection of its bid to toll I-80 (Inquirer)
    • More on why the freight industry has a lot to love in the Obama administration's high-speed rail push (DC Velocity)
    • Louisianans still pushing for high-speed rail link between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, over the objections of Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) (
    • Virginia legislators endorse a plan to direct offshore oil-drilling revenue to transportation (Times-Dispatch)
    • Wisconsin legislators promoting the creation of new regional transit authorities to spur investment (Cap Times)
    • NYC entrepreneur finds success with bike-donation program that benefits developing nations (NYU Livewire)

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