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Today’s Headlines

7:52 AM EDT on April 1, 2010

    • In the wake of the Russia subway bombings, a look at the potential security issues facing U.S. transit (Ctr. for Pub. Integrity)
    • Lahood formalizes new rule banning texting behind the wheel by truckers and bus drivers (DOT Press)
    • Obama details his new pitch for expanded offshore oil drilling ... (NYT)
    • ... with the political upside of the move remaining murky at best (Wash Indy, Yglesias)
    • Veteran rail watcher Mark Reutter asks whether the U.S. can seize its bullet-train moment (Prog. Fix)
    • Should the dawn of the all-electric Nissan Leaf worry transit advocates? (Transport Politic)
    • Oregon transit authority joins the list of converts to the Build America Bonds program (Bloomberg)
    • Federal Railroad Administration seeks proposals for $115m in new high-speed rail grants (DOT Press)

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