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    • LaHood publicly, if informally, urges states to "treat walking and bicycling as equals with other transportation modes" (DOT Blog)
    • Noise pollution alert: Opponents of health reform bill launch a "Honk No" protest (Newsweek)
    • Do higher gas prices, whether through external factors or tax hikes, actually depress Americans' urge to drive? (TNR's The Avenue)
    • Gauging high-speed rail's effect on Florida politics (The Takeaway)
    • The sector-by-sector climate change bill that looks likely to emerge from the Senate -- with a new fuel tax -- is leaving economists cold ... (SolveClimate)
    • ... but Big Oil continues to signal it's okay with the idea (CQ)
    • China's rapid economic growth is bringing major traffic problems with it, despite a new BRT system (NYT)
    • Road safety groups and speed-camera companies join together for new grassroots lobbying coalition (PARS Press)
    • Solar power is now available for urban renters (NYT)

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