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7:55 AM EDT on May 7, 2010

    • Senate climate bill, with its contentious transportation section, could be coming next week even without its chief GOP author (NatJo Blogs)
    • Tele-work bill, which would let federal employees trim transport costs by working from home, fails unexpectedly in the House (WashPost Blogs)
    • David Roberts asks: Is the answer to the nation's transportation problem better cars, or fewer cars? (Grist)
    • L.A.'s plan to cut truck emissions at its port is seen as a success but still sparks contention (
    • What's in a name? The implications of calling it the "Gulf oil spill" vs. "BP oil spill" (WashPost via @mariancw)
    • Oberstar asks the Justice Department to block United-Contental airline merger (AP)
    • Florida high-speed rail planners working on bringing their speeds up to 200 mph (Prog. Fix)
    • Challenging Maryland's move to shortchange its funding commitments to D.C. area transit (WashPost)

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