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    • More coverage of the new index measuring transportation's impact on local housing costs (WaPo, Wash Biz Jrnl, Post-Gazette)
    • Look who came to the table for a meeting on "tripartisan" climate legislation: Voinovich (Roll Call)
    • Dallas open to running transit to next year's Super Bowl, but first it will need the U.S. DOT to relax its Bush-era rule favoring transit privatization (Morn News)
    • Oberstar, echoing Bob Herbert, asks "what's wrong with" American inaction on infrastructure (Logistics Mgmt)
    • Florida could start high-speed rail construction as soon as next year (AP)
    • New EPA report finds smart growth catching on in many metro areas (Greenwire)
    • Boxer already in talks with the Obama administration to expedite "one or two" of the projects on L.A.'s 30/10 transit agenda (Bloomberg)
    • Federal investigators expand their probe of a $600m Nevada highway bridge project amid safety complaints (AP)
    • LaHood touts the $1.3B in transportation stimulus contracts inked by disadvantaged and minority-owned businesses, slightly higher than the 2% estimate released last month (DOT Press)

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