Today’s Headlines

  • Oberstar presses for use of a natural, Minnesota-made peat-based substance in oil spill cleanup (Star Trib Blogs)
  • Next stop on LaHood’s transportation listening tour: Bismarck, North Dakota … (GF Herald)
  • Northeastern states call for in-depth federal study of rail improvements in their region (AP)
  • AASHTO president coins a new word to describe the value of infrastructure: "transeconomy" (N. Democrat)
  • Auto dealers working to keep their carve-out from consumer rules alive in the final version of the financial reform bill (Globe)
  • Dallas mulls an expansion of its local bike plan to encourage more cycling (Morn News)
  • New data shows Olympics gave a lasting boost to Vancouver’s transit system (Province)