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Today’s Headlines

7:55 AM EDT on May 11, 2010

    • DeFazio takes aim at Obama administration's lack of progress on new long-term federal transport bill (Roll Call)
    • As White House publishes final version of its auto fuel-efficiency standards, the clock starts ticking for industry lawsuits (Greenwire)
    • Drum Major Institute's Moroz calls for a stronger federal urban policy (Times-Union)
    • Bay Area columnists take aim at proposed pay package for new state high-speed rail chief (SF Chronicle)
    • Without hands-on help from the White House, high-speed rail could be starved of dedicated revenue (Prog. Fix)
    • Governor of Maryland, which recently reversed plans to slow-walk funding for D.C. transit, says lack of money is no excuse for system's poor safety record (WTOP)
    • After meeting with Toyota execs in Japan, LaHood hints a second round of federal fines for the company's auto defects could be in the works (Det. News)
    • Architect Roger Lewis on how to build a walkable neighborhood (WashPost)
    • Yonah Freemark on the transit commuters' tax break could be used for other purposes (Next Amer. City)
    • Could BP's strategy for fighting its Gulf oil spill actually worsen public health? (MoJo Blogs)

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