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9:04 AM EST on February 3, 2009

    • Schumer Holds Presser at Grand Central to Call for Bigger Transit Stimulus (NY1)
    • Without Operating Assistance, DC Metro Service Will Shrink as System Expands (WaPo via Yglesias)
    • Senate Republicans Make a Push for More Highway Spending in Stimulus (Streetsblog SF)
    • $2 Billion for High Speed Rail in Senate Stim Bill (Transport Politic via
    • Metropolis Rethinks the Interstate
    • Schumer Also Behind 'Cash for Clunkers' Proposal to Subsidize Fuel-Efficient Car Sales (Bloomberg)
    • Starting in 2010, Fashion Week Won't Keep the Hoi Polloi Out of Bryant Park (NYT)
    • MTA and Related Cos. Delay Final Deal for Hudson Yards (NYT)
    • Record Crowds Turning Out for MTA Fare Hike Hearings (News)
    • City Planning Commission to Consider Bike Zoning Amendment Tomorrow (MTR)

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