Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about 2009 Transportation Bill

Mica Transportation Bill Would Devastate New York Transit

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Rep. John Mica’s proposed transportation bill would take a machete to federal transportation spending, cutting overall transportation funding by a third and entirely eliminating dedicated funds for pedestrian and bike infrastructure. In New York, the effects would be especially dire. Statewide, the total cuts would inch up to 37 percent, according to calculations by the […]
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On Transpo Bill, Administration Wants Congress to Sort Out The Details

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At a networking event for young transportation professionals yesterday, a member of the Department of Transportation’s policy team offered insight into the Obama administration’s strategy as it attempts to reset the nation’s transportation polices. Federal lawmakers usually set transportation policy by authorizing a major spending bill every five or six years. The last of these […]