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7:55 AM EDT on May 4, 2010

    • Three senators propose bill forcing BP to pay a higher share of the damages incurred by Gulf Coast oil spill (HuffPost)
    • On-the-ground details from Ohio State University's Moving Ahead transportation conference (Col. Gov. Examiner)
    • An op-ed response to the Gulf spill: Keep drilling, stop driving, use oil wisely (Streetsblog SF)
    • More spill fallout, as the leaking oil imperils community rebuilding in Pass Christian, Mississippi (NRDC Blog)
    • Another extension of the sprawl-centric home buyer's tax credit? House Dems file three separate bills to renew it (Politico)
    • Obama administration quietly rolling out more taxpayer-funded grants to develop electric-car batteries (USAT Blog)
    • As suburbanites grow more and more diverse (like their urban counterparts), their value as swing voters is rising (TNR's The Avenue)
    • Washington D.C. transit system taking steps to beef up its safety oversight after a troubling year (WashPost)
    • Texas state DOT using fuzzy math to divert rail funding to roads (Chronicle)
    • Chicago plans a second bid for federal funding for a local bus rapid transit system (Tribune)

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