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Today’s Headlines

7:54 AM EDT on April 5, 2010

    • Obama administration faces security vulnerabilities in ground transportation in the wake of Moscow transit bombings (ABC)
    • New poll shows D.C. metro area residents, by a 62 to 30 margin, prefer expanding transit over roads to tackle congestion ... (WashPost)
    • ... while distracted driving is seen as a growing problem (WashPost)
    • California high-speed rail racked by tensions over whether to build dedicated new track (LAT)
    • Cornell University gets an assist on the U.S. DOT's new distracted driving rule (Ithaca Jrnl)
    • Federal law prevents states from privatizing rest stops along existing interstate highways, though New Jersey's new GOP governor may test its limits (Star-Ledger)
    • In the race for federal high-speed rail funds, local enthusiasm can make the difference (Virginian-Pilot)
    • One New Jersey transit advocate tries a novel tactic to spur new bus service: a lawsuit (

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