Oberstar’s Transportation Bill: Download It in Full

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Jim Oberstar’s (D-MN) new federal bill, which he previewed last Wednesday despite pushback from the Obama administration, is officially out.

You can download the 775-page legislative text right here, thanks to Transportation for America. Streetsblog Capitol Hill is thumbing through it now to provide highlights later today.

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