More on Transportation Funding
To supplement yesterdayís blog entry on transportation, here are a couple of additional resources:
Fedís transportation dollars will be tight
The Presidentís administration announced that they would seek another $53 billion over the next six years to build high-speed rail projects but the U.S. House isnít sure thatís the right path to take in their efforts to trim spending.
Not only will SAFETEA-LU run out this year, but so will federal stimulus money that has helped states maintain roads during the economic downturn.
Read more: Stateline.org
LaHood says high-speed train plan will not be derailed
The administration is reaching out to state executives, including Maryland Governor, Martin OíMalley and they are willing to work state by state if necessary.
Read more: The Baltimore Sun