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7:55 AM EDT on May 18, 2010

    • Parsing the status-quo message of state DOTs' federal arm (Streetsblog NYC)
    • House Republicans insist they are abiding by a promised earmark moratorium after Oberstar raises questions (CPI Blog)
    • LaHood announces new rule aimed at preventing distracted driving by railroad operators (FRA Press)
    • Transport construction union launches new campaign to build support for long-term federal legislation (The Hill)
    • House oversight chairman queries LaHood on transportation stimulus contracts received by women- and minority-owned firms (Towns Press)
    • Bike advocates in Kansas City feeling snubbed by their lack of money from the U.S. DOT's TIGER program (KC Free Press)
    • Ron Sims, No. 2 at HUD, talks up the Obama administration's sustainable communities effort in Rhode Island (Prov Journal)
    • Conservative think tank questions White House press secretary's Twitter plug for his local bike shop (Heritage Blog)
    • D.C.'s much-touted NextBus transit tracking program is proving unreliable (WaPo Blogs)

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