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Today’s Headlines

9:02 AM EDT on July 19, 2013

    • Senate Looks at Transpo Spending Next Week (AP, The Hill)
    • Amtrak Slows NE Trains in Heat Wave (The Hill)
    • Along Metro North Route in CT, About Half the Towns Are Ready for TOD (Stamford Advocate)
    • Charlotte, NC, Breaks Ground on Light Rail Extension (AP)
    • Union Fights D.C.'s Plan to Privatize Some Transit Routes (WaPo)
    • Massachusetts Senate Turns Down Patrick's Gas Tax Hike (Boston Globe)
    • Seattle's Airport Rail Route Breaks Ridership Records (Puget Sound Biz Journal)
    • Costs Soar for Minneapolis Light Rail (StarTribune)
    • The Challenges of Achieving "Accessibility for All" (CityFix)

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