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8:59 AM EDT on July 11, 2008

    • NYT, News Outline DOT's Plans for Midtown 'Broadway Boulevard'
    • Queens Assemblywoman Ellen Young Struck by Taxi While Biking (Your Nabe)
    • Two Bikes Added to Marty Markowitz's Staff Vehicle Fleet (Bklyn Eagle)
    • Fight Over Domestic Oil Drilling Heats Up in Congress (NYT)
    • Republicans Hope to Get a Boost in November From High Gas Prices (Ithaca Journal)
    • MTA Scales Back Subway Station Rehabs (AMNY)
    • Obama Reaffirms Support for Passenger Rail (Railway Age)
    • Long Island Woman Killed by Unoccupied Car in Her Garage (AP)
    • CA Weighs Whether to Make It Legal for Cyclists to Treat Stoplights as Stop Signs (Carectomy)
    • SUVs, What Are They Good For? (NYT)

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