Today’s Headlines

  • Talking in-depth with Gabe Klein, D.C.’s pro-bike and pro-transit director of transportation (WaPo)
  • A look at the four GOP House candidates for 2010 who also own large auto dealerships (Roll Call)
  • The U.S. DOT echoes White House adviser Browner in warning that congressional efforts to block the EPA from regulating emissions would unravel the upcoming increase in fuel-efficiency standards (The Hill)
  • A reminder that Sen. Jim Inhofe (OK), top Republican on the environment committee, voted against rescuing the highway trust fund before he voted for it (NewsOK)
  • Yonah Freemark on the suburbs’ lack of preparation for a new era of poverty (Next American City)

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