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Today’s Headlines

9:35 AM EDT on August 31, 2010

    • Rendell: Dems Should Pass Surface Transportation Bill Before Midterms (The Hill)
    • Bush DOT Chief: Obama Admin Focusing on "Nice-to-Do Things," Not "Need to Do" (Transpo Nation)
    • Enviro Advocates Reckon With Tough Climate Politics (WaPo)
    • Federal Rail Administration Has Its Hands Full With High-Speed Rail (NYT)
    • Midwest Legislators Want Bullet Trains to Go at Least 150 MPH (Chicago Tribune)
    • Wisconsin GOP Gov Contenders Debate How Not to Spend Federal Rail Grant (Journal-Sentinel)
    • Who Doesn't Like the Freight Act? The Trucking Lobby (Supply Chain Brain)
    • Is DC Mayor Fenty a Smart Growth Advocate in Name Only? (GGW)
    • World's Leading Climate Change Panel Need Reform, Panel Finds (Scientific Am, Ars Technica)
    • Feds Pitch Fuel Efficiency Grades for Car Stickers (AP)
    • Apps Make Using Transit a Snap (USA Today)

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