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Today’s Headlines

9:12 AM EST on December 6, 2013

    • Feinstein: Automate Trains by 2015 to Increase Safety (The Hill, LAT)
    • Blumenauer Has Allies Outside Congress on Gas Tax Proposal (WAMU)
    • D.C. Metro Considers Higher Fares (WTOP)
    • Officials Say California High-Speed Rail Is Still on Track, Despite Setbacks (AP)
    • New Salt Lake City Streetcar Delivers on Development (SL Trib)
    • Economists: U.S. Buses Would Be Cheaper, Greener If Sourced Internationally (Atlantic Cities)
    • So Is San Antonio Building Light Rail or a Streetcar Line? (Atlantic Cities)
    • International Cities Explore Eco-Friendly Urban Mobility (Sustainable Cities Collective)
    • Boston Globe: Green Line Extension Will Revive Somerville Neighborhoods

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