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August 30, 2011

N.Y. MTA response to hurricane shows lessons learned

Service was up and running in time for the Monday morning commute. The agency planned days in advance, secured subways and buses, and de-energized the system. Actions taken were based on what staff learned from last year’s blizzard.


March 17, 2009

LaHood: DOT moving quickly to use transportation funding

In remarks to the National League of Cities in Washington, D.C., Secretary LaHood told the gathering of urban officials that the U.S. DOT has moved quickly to release funds to state offices and transit agencies.


January 29, 2009

Stimulus bill passes House vote

Package includes $43 billion for transportation projects, including $30 billion for highway and bridge construction and repair and $12 billion for mass transit, including $7.5 billion to buy equipment such as buses or railcars.


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