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8:38 AM EDT on August 7, 2012

    • Senate Panel Resurrects Transit Commuter Tax Parity (Business Insurance)
    • NYT Ethicist Gives the Thumbs-Up to Scofflaw Cycling
    • Adams Ad Targets Mica's Work on Transportation Bill (The Hill)
    • Amtrak Honcho Gets Optimistic About High-Speed Rail in Transportation Nation Interview
    • WaPo: New Watchdog Must Restore Faith in Silver Lane
    • San Diego Leaders Explain Support for Bullet Train (U-T San Diego)
    • Bike-Sharing Expands in Boston (
    • Don't Let High Density Fool You -- Disconnected Development Is Still Sprawl (Switchboard)

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