Today’s Headlines

  • 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 (Truckinginfo.com)
  • 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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