Recent Streetsblog LA posts about Federal Transportation Bill


President Obama’s Transportation Bill Prioritizes Livability, High-Speed Rail

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A draft of the president’s full transportation bill [PDF], obtained by the semi-underground Transportation Weekly, has started floating around Beltway policy circles. This draft is more informative than the partial bill that started making the rounds last week, but it’s still undated and it’s not necessarily the final proposal. The draft bill closely follows the […]

GOP Budget Would Slash Transpo Spending, Entrench Oil Dependence

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House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s plan would slash transportation spending and prioritize highways. Photo: Christian Science Monitor. With the release of House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s budget proposal yesterday, right wing calls for massive cuts to transportation spending are now enshrined in the GOP leadership’s fiscal plan. Ryan singled out transportation as an […]