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Today’s Headlines

9:07 AM EDT on October 19, 2010

    • ARC Tunnel Remains On Deathbed; Announcement Expected by Friday  (, ABC)
    • Meanwhile, ARC Supporters Plan Tuesday Protest in North Bergen (WNYC)
    • Could Powerful Pro-Transit Oregon Dem Pete DeFazio Lose His House Seat? (Transpo Nation)
    • Amtrak Earns Record Ridership Numbers (USA Today, Economist)
    • Medical Costs of Obesity Balloon to $168 Billion, Twice Previous Estimate (USA Today)
    • Poll: 22 Percent of New Yorkers Would Cut Transportation to Balance Budget (Transpo Nation)
    • Metro Sees Lower Than Expected Ridership Numbers (Washington Examiner)
    • The Case Against Airport Connectors (Market Urbanism)
    • The Automobile: A Shield That Deflects Empathy (Grist)
    • Meet Moynihan Station: A Non-Groundbreaking Groundbreaking (Slate)

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