Transportation Law News

November 4, 2010

Reported in the New York Times the latest round of funding for high-speed rail funding in the US.

Above that a Department of Transportation spokesperson said the administration is asking Congress for $50 billion for infrastructure ahead of reauthorizing the transportation law in 2011. The infrastructure proposal includes cash for high-speed rail, with an eye toward shifting long-term funding to alternatives to highways.

Obama’s had previously stated that his goal is to move the nation away from petroleum use and encourage cleaner forms of transportation.

CLINK: http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/11/02/02greenwire-rail-advocates-urge-obama-to-be-like-ike-52774.html

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