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8:55 AM EDT on June 1, 2017

    • New York Real Estate Titan Richard LeFrak, a Trump Advisor, Wants to Raise the Gas Tax (CNBC)
    • If Trump Withdraws From Paris Accord, Elon Musk Says He'll Cut Ties With White House (Verge)
    • Pittsburgh Goes Big With Its Planned BRT Line, Will Seek Federal Funding This Autumn (Post-Gazette, Trib)
    • Uber Burned $1 Million a Week in SF Alone, Giving Discounts for "UberPool" Paratransit Service (BuzzFeed)
    • Northern Virginia Metro and Commuter Rail Service Generate $600 Million in Annual State Tax Revenue (WTOP)
    • Oregon Legislature Reveals Transportation Funding Plan -- And It Includes a Bike Tax (Statesman Journal)
    • After Years of Expanding Rail, Utah Struggles to Pay for Its Next Generation of Transit (Salt Lake Tribune)
    • Suburban Atlanta Mayor Doesn't Want Highway Expansion to Preclude Building Transit, Eventually (CBS 46)
    • Bills to Thwart Privately Funded Dallas-Houston HSR Fail to Clear Texas Legislature (Star-Telegram)
    • Little Rock, North Little Rock to Launch Bike-Share Next Spring With 200-Bicycle System (THV11)

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