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7:55 AM EDT on May 14, 2010

    • Is the Obama administration really cutting New York's transit security funding? Lawmakers say yes (AP), White House says no (AP)
    • Senate climate bill, backed by capital's biggest transport reform group, could undermine existing clean-air rules (MoJo Blogs)
    • Gas tax remains a bugaboo, but Dems are pursuing an oil liability fee in wake of Gulf oil spill (Politico)
    • New York could soon see a new Goethals Bridge, built using a public-private partnership (Bloomberg)
    • Chicago Tribune edit board member asks why the nation needs new auto safety legislation
    • Trucking industry predicts 25% freight growth over the next decade (Fleet Owner)
    • As investigations begin into BP's oil spill complicity, GOP lawmakers hold oil industry fundraiser (Think Progress)
    • Virginia state transport officials vow a long-term funding plan will materialize this year (Leesburg Today)
    • Wisconsin officials, facing public skepticism of high-speed rail, try to derail myths about their train project (WKOW)
    • Illinois state DOT officials will no longer get the perk of free car rides (Pantagraph)

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