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Today’s Headlines

8:49 AM EST on January 21, 2008

    • DOT Bumps Up Ped Crossing Times in Five Nabes, Targeting Seniors (AP, NY1
    • Car Lover Admits: "Driving Is the Cultural Anomaly of Our Moment" (NYT)
    • Alternative Plan for Pier 40 Includes 800 More Parking Spots (Metro)
    • State Senator Proposes Higher Fines for DWI With Kids in the Car (News)
    • Amtrak Reaches Deal With Unions, Penn Station Stays Open (AM)
    • Lawsuit May Silence West Side Heliport for Good (NYT)
    • Fight Over New Jersey Toll Increases Begins (Newsday)
    • Bloomberg, Arnold Say Feds Should Spend More on Infrastructure (NYT)
    • Chicago Averts "Doomsday" Cuts in Transit Service (Trib)
    • Biofuels Doing More Harm Than Good, Warn British MPs (BBC)

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