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Today’s Headlines

8:58 AM EST on December 19, 2016

    • Feds Lay Out Vision for Northeast Rail (AP)
    • Trump's Infrastructure Scheme May Run Into Resistance From Mitch McConnell (WaPo, American Prospect)
    • Harvard Infrastructure Expert Offers Thoughts on Trump's Plan (Harvard Biz Review)
    • Flouting California Rules, Uber Continues Testing Self-Driving Cars (NYT)
    • 2017 Holds Uncertainty for Maryland's Purple Line (WTOP)
    • Outside NYC, a More Urban Suburbia (NYT)
    • Northeast Rail Plans Include Amtrak Stop at Philadelphia Airport (Inquirer)
    • Why an Easy Transit-Funding Solution Isn't in the Cards for Nashville (Nashville Biz Journal)
    • Tucson Tentatively Explores Creating Transit Authority (Arizona Daily Star)

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