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7:52 AM EDT on March 23, 2010

    • 22 senators, several from industrial states, call for a vote this year on climate legislation (Wash. Indy)
    • LaHood issues a call for proposals on how to fund the nation's long-term transport needs (DOT Blog)
    • Total U.S. vehicle miles traveled fell in January, economic recovery aside (Calculated Risk via @ryanavent)
    • D.C. heeding Blumenauer's call for downtown bike lanes in the capital -- now local advocates weigh in (GGW)
    • Final rule on distracted driving by truckers and bus drivers is sent to the White House (The Trucker)
    • Parsons Brinckerhoff and HNTB, which also conducts polls on transport financing, ink big high-speed rail deals with states (Prog. RR'ing)
    • Wyoming lawmakers nix prospect of tolling their interstate, a move that portends higher gas taxes (AP)
    • One local editorial board wises up to Virginia Gov. McDonnell's lack of seriousness on transport (WaPo)
    • Salt Lake City mayor beats a path to D.C., hoping for a local streetcar revival (SL Tribune)
    • Suburban counties continue to resist proposal for regional transit authority in Milwaukee area (J-S Online)

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