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Today’s Headlines

8:46 AM EDT on May 17, 2010

    • Democrats in Congress may tone down their new auto safety bill in response to industry complaints (WSJ)
    • D.C. considers using "value capture" methods, harnessing business gains from transit to pay for new streetcars (WashPost)
    • Joel Epstein on L.A.'s push to break from its past and embrace transit
    • New York in need of a statewide high-speed rail chief (Times-Union)
    • India cheers the arrival of the new Delhi Metro system (NYT)
    • Virginia cities under a mandate to find spare transportation cash -- wherever possible (Virginian-Pilot)
    • Princeton, New Jersey, considers the phaseout of its locally beloved Dinky trains in favor of buses (NYT)
    • One New Jersey transit line is losing millions each year, relying on an honor systems for ticketholders without frequent checks (J. Journal)

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