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8:54 AM EDT on August 27, 2008

    • City to Cut Down on Teacher Placards, But Not Parking Spots (NYT, News, Post)
    • Bloomberg Looking Into Car-Free Prospect Park (Sun)
    • Privatization Catching On as Answer to Sagging US Infrastructure (NYT)
    • SF Bike Blog: Cyclists Must Organize to Overcome Gadfly Obstructionist
    • Highbridge Trail Revamped, Though Park Maintenance Lags (Metro)
    • Paul Steely White Talks to The Observer
    • Man Sues City After Alleged Road Rage Beating by Off-Duty Cops (Post)
    • Denver Pedicabbies Look to Boost Industry Image (WSJ)
    • Miami Cab Driver Hits Eleven Cyclists (Miami Herald, WPLG, WFOR, Transit Miami)
    • New York One of Few States to Challenge Auto Insurance Rate Hikes (NYT)

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