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8:27 AM EDT on October 14, 2011

    • LaHood Hasn't Yet Told Obama of Plans to Leave After First Term (WSJWaPo)
    • Dems Say Record Ridership Shows Folly of Amtrak Privatization Plan (The Hill)
    • Senate Republicans Offer Jobs Plan: Lower Taxes, Less Regulation, Deficit Neutral (WaPoWaPo)
    • LaHood Expects Congressional Action on Infrastructure Spending By Year End (JOCThe Hill)
    • Ohio Republicans Slam USDOT For Withdrawing Funds for Road Privatization Study (AP)
    • Bikes Bite Back Against GM Ad (Cyclelicious)
    • If Driving Is Unhealthy, Why Is Life Expectancy So High? (Planetizen)
    • How Hurricane Katrina Made NOLA a Bike-Friendly City (BusinessWeek)
    • Estimated Cost of California High-Speed Rail Keeps Rising (Railroad Network)
    • Is Urbanism Depressive? (Atlantic Cities)

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