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8:53 AM EDT on September 7, 2011

    • Senator Boxer Files for Highway Trust Fund Extension (Journal of Commerce)
    • White House Says Texas Would Lose 60K Jobs If Congress Doesn’t Pass Highway Bill (Chron)
    • LA Mayor Heads to Washington to Pressure Congress on Transportation Extension (Daily Breeze)
    • Democrats Increasing Pressure on Obama to ‘Be Bold’ in Jobs Address (The Hill)
    • Urban Sprawl Has Pushed Thousands of Texans Into Wildfire Danger Zones (Christian Science Monitor)
    • Obama’s Turnaround on Clean Air and EPA Regulations Angers Supporters (Grist)
    • The Economist Blames High-Speed Rail for Just About Every Problem in UK (Infrastructurist)
    • New Transit Map in the Works for DC (MyFoxDC)
    • Transportation for America's Fall Policy Preview: Transportation Bill and Gas Tax Extensions
    • NYC BID to Bring Bicycles to Fashion Week for the First ‘Tour du Fashion’ (Next American City)

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