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Surface Transportation Bill Finally Passes. So, What's In It?
Surface Transportation Bill Finally Passes. So, What's In It?

After a long, grueling slog through both houses of Congress, the highly anticipated, two-year surface transportation bill has finally passed. But now that it's been hacked to shreds by the House and the Senate, then stitched back together in joint committee, what, exactly, is in it? Hard to say...Read More»

Barack Obama speaking Detroit Economic Club
Obama Joins Mad Men, Pushes High-Speed Rail In Transportation Bill

More passenger trains and bike paths? If President Obama could get his way, it appears that we'd be putting aside some highway funds and spending more to set up high-speed ground transit, as well as making it easier to bike to work. Early drafts of the President's Transportation bill have emerged...Read More»

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New GOP Governors Want To Spend High-Speed Rail Funds On Roads

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has rejected a request from two recently elected GOP governors-to-be asking to cancel light-rail projects in the works and funnel the money elsewhere. Ohio governor-elect John Kasich wants to use $400 in federal funds pledged to a Cleveland-to-Cincinnati...Read More»

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