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8:34 AM EDT on May 12, 2011

    • Jim Oberstar Blames Crumbling Infrastructure (and Down Economy) on Political Partisanship (MinnPost)
    • LaHood Defends Rail Security, Says Amtrak Already Has a List to Check "Peculiar" Names (HuffPo)
    • GOP Is Getting Political Mileage Out of the Mileage Tax That Never Happened (The Hill)
    • High Gas Prices = Less Sprawl + Safer Roads (Infrastructurist)
    • High-Speed Rail Needs a Better Ad Campaign (Grist)
    • Scandalously Low Gas Tax Makes U.S. More Vulnerable to Oil Price Shocks (Yglesias)
    • Car Use Has Peaked Like Oil -- Are We Breaking Our Auto Addiction? (Treehugger)
    • CA Auditor Warns Management Problems Threaten HSR, Recommends Re-Route (NYT)
    • Georgia Legalizes Clipless Pedals and Recumbent Bikes, Passes Three-Foot Law (WSAV)
    • Cities Begin to Regulate Pedicabs (Alt Transport)
    • Chicago Rolls Out Real-Time Transit Tracking (Sun-Times)
    • Philadelphia Boasts Twice the Bicycle Mode Share of Other Similar Cities (Phila. Inquirer)

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