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8:59 AM EDT on August 7, 2014

    • Biden Lets Slip a Criticism of Congress for Failing to Raise Gas Tax (The Hill)
    • $600M in TIGER Grants to be Announced Next Month (Transport Topics)
    • One Hopeful Competitor: The Detroit Streetcar (Detroit News)
    • Lyft Launches Carpooling Service, With Uber Right Behind (NYTForbes)
    • In Nashville, Gabe Klein Talks TOD, BRT (Nashville Biz Journal)
    • How Can Dallas Kick Its Car Dependence? (Guardian)
    • Boulder Considers Letting Developers Build More Housing, Less Asphalt (Daily Camera)
    • Feds Highlight New Jersey Stretch of High-Speed Rail (
    • UCLA Report: Major Transit Projects are Taking Longer in California (via KPCC)
    • Reimagining Downtown Streets in Stamford, CT (Mobilizing the Region)

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