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Today’s Headlines

7:52 AM EST on February 25, 2010

    • A nifty new video on Portland's diverse transportation -- see above for more (Fast Company via Grist)
    • A full-length look at the Obama administration's Partnership for Sustainable Communities (Grist)
    • New study ranks the most congested cities, and intersections, in the nation (USAT)
    • LaHood's office promises to help Connecticut apply for future rounds of high-speed rail and other transportation grants after the state was shut out of TIGER (CT Mirror)
    • GM fails to sell Hummer to the Chinese, dealing the final blow to the infamous brand (AP)
    • L.A. mayor seeks federal bridge loan to help build the city's proposed "Subway by the Sea" (KPCC)
    • Reason magazine: It's "far from clear that" using gadgets while driving has any effect on safety
    • Can car dealerships "go green"? That's how Ford bills its new sustainability effort (The Ledger, Mother Nature Network, Fast Company)
    • New study puts a number on the household savings achievable in the nation's seven "high-quality" transit cities (Streetsblog NYC)

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