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7:55 AM EDT on May 26, 2010

    • LaHood hails Canada's offer to help pay for a new bridge link between its southern border and Detroit (Det. News)
    • Feds release new guide to bike commuting implementation (LAB Blog)
    • Voinovich lobbies his local regional planning organization for a gas tax hike to fund new federal transport bill (Biz Courier)
    • Felix Salmon profiles transport wonk and Streetsblog NYC contributor Charles Komanoff (Wired)
    • Austin, Texas, sees its federal payment under the infrastructure-centric Build America Bonds program temporarily withheld by the IRS (Bloomberg)
    • How Portland, Oregon, sold local banks on walkable development (Streetsblog NYC)
    • San Jose airport planners consider personal rapid transit "pods" for local airport (Merc News)
    • 50 years later, Wisconsin state DOT apologizes to Indian tribe for demolishing one of their cemeteries (AP)
    • Memphis city council scraps funding for proposed light rail link between downtown, airport (Comm. Appeal)
    • In South Africa, a transportation strike is hobbling small-scale agriculture (WSJ)

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