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    • LaHood puts his health-reformer hat on for the administration .. (Tribune)
    • ... days after making a surprise appearance at the National Bike Summit (Streetsblog SF)
    • Oberstar supports House ban on for-profit earmarks -- but he doesn't consider the transportation bill's "special projects" to be earmarks (The Hill)
    • Could San Francisco become a model for transit financing through local fuel fees? (NYT)
    • Rep. Mica, the House infrastructure committee's top Republican, makes the case against executive-branch earmarking (The Hill)
    • D.C.'s transit agency faces a make-or-break debate over how to close its budget gap (WaPo)
    • GM planning to follow the Volt with a range of purely electric, engine-less vehicles (AllCarsElectric)
    • Maryland outlines its request for federal street cleanup aid following last month's Snowmageddon (Balt. Sun)
    • One Dallas-area skeptic of transit-oriented development outlines his frustrations (Morn News)
    • New York members of Congress meet with LaHood on bringing high-speed rail money upstate (WKTV)

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