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    • U.S. DOT reports that traffic deaths fell to a 55-year low in 2009 as LaHood vows to make more progress (WaPo Blogs)
    • Brookings' Rob Puentes anticipates the Senate's soon-to-arrive "tri-partisan" motor fuel tax, noting that the devil will be in the details (TNR's The Avenue)
    • Speaking of that "tri-partisan" climate bill, Boxer admits that while she supports the concept, "Would I rather have my bill? Yes" (MoJo Blog)
    • LaHood applauds Wyoming, the 20th state to ban texting behind the wheel -- which took the U.S. DOT's flawed sample legislation as a guide for its bill (DOT Press)
    • L.A.'s ambitious 30/10 transit proposal likely to require significant help from Washington (WSJ)
    • Eight of the world's most well-traveled high-speed trains, in pictures (HuffPost)
    • Baltimore could see cuts to its transit aid from the state of Maryland (Balt. Sun)
    • Google's new bike-mapping feature may have some bugs (NYP)
    • Greece's transportation systems getting upended by large labor strikes (NYT)

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