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8:57 AM EDT on May 3, 2012

    • In Chicago, Major Transit Overhaul Hinges on Transpo Bill Negotiations (Tribune)
    • LaHood Sees Progress Made in VA Metro Talks, Might Be Only One (Hill)
    • Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Dropped Slightly in April (Transpo Nation)
    • But Overall Efficiency Increases Threaten Transpo Funding (Trans. Issues Daily)
    • Bike Traffic on Par With Car Traffic on U.S. Highway 9W in New Jersey (TreeHugger)
    • Toronto's Mayor, Medical Officer at Odds Over Lowering Speed Limit (Atlantic Cities)
    • Fast-Growing Chicago Suburb Develops Active Transportation Plan (Southtown Star)
    • In 1830, Alexis de Tocqueville Chronicled Early American Sprawl (Atlantic)

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