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7:53 AM EDT on April 13, 2010

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    • A photo gallery of 9 world-class subways, including Tokyo's, pictured above (HuffPost)
    • An inside look at transit tunnel security in the Big Apple (AP)
    • Toyota could face a second fine from U.S. DOT for its response to defective gas pedals (The Hill Blog)
    • The hidden crisis of America's decaying "soft infrastructure," and what can be done (Architect's Paper)
    • Trucking industry protests Obama administration's coming hike in fuel-efficiency standards for heavy-duty vehicles (Today's Trucking)
    • New poll finds greater share of Washington area drivers would support congestion pricing than a gas tax increase to pay for transportation improvements (WashPost)
    • U.S. economic recovery law proving a big boon to Spanish infrastructure companies (Poder 360)
    • Ford touts new study showing its SYNC in-car electronics system -- criticized by LaHood -- is less of a distracted driving risk than using separate phones or music-playing devices (Ford Press)
    • Yonah Freemark: Pennsylvania's ill-fated bid to toll I-80 marks a death knell for the "user-fee" transportation system (Transport Politic)

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