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Today’s Headlines

7:55 AM EDT on April 22, 2010

    • European ash cloud prompting push for better rail systems (Reuters)
    • Villaraigosa uses airport tarmac encounter to lobby Obama on federal funding for "30/10" transit plan (LAist)
    • $48B in transport funding now available to states, about a month after Congress officially extended the 2005 transportation law until next year (DOT Press)
    • Conservatives blast Oberstar's new proposal to strengthen oversight of public drinking water supply (ATR Press, Daily Caller)
    • General Motors repays $4.7B in outstanding bailout loans to the Treasury five years ahead of schedule (Reuters)
    • Kansas City's transit-centric Green Impact Zone project gets $20m stimulus grant (Star Blogs)
    • Recovery schmecovery: many urban areas still shedding jobs (MSNBC)
    • Illinois transit officials join project planning for future toll roads (Sun-Times)
    • San Francisco explores street paving technology that aids in water conservation (Streetsblog SF)
    • Salt Lake City unveils new "complete streets" redesign plan (SL Tribune)

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