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8:58 AM EST on February 8, 2012

    • Finance Committee Finds $9.6 Billion for Senate Transportation Bill (Hill)
    • House Transportation Bill Emerges From a Beating in Committee (WaPo)
    • GOP Transportation Bill Lurches Forward, But Where’s the Money? (Politico)
    • Angry About the House Transportation Bill? T4America Wants You!
    • Should It Take Decades to Build a Subway? How to Fix Our Transit System (Salon)
    • GOP Plan to Cut Reagan’s Penny for Transit Angers New Jersey (Star-Ledger, Hudson Reporter)
    • Walking Is Less Risky These Days In Australia (Lifehacker)
    • Pittsburgh, Like Many American ‘Shrinking’ Cities, Is Actually Expanding (Switchboard)
    • Congestion Charge Leads to 37% Decrease in Air Pollution Over Milan, Italy in 2 Days (Treehugger)
    • Survey Says: 60% of Americans Want Walkability Over a Big House (Good)

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