July 7, 2011

Proposed transportation bill calls for deep spending cuts

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. John Mica, R-Fla. unveiled a six-year transportation reauthorization bill Thursday that calls for spending $230 billion, well below the White House request of $556 billion, and reflects the plans for deep federal spending cuts crafted by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., the Miami Herald reported.

Mica’s proposed spending level would cause cuts in funding to states for road and bridge programs. Critics have warned of massive job losses and further deterioration of U.S. infrastructure if the measure is enacted. For the full story, click here.

deli.cio.us digg it stumble upon newsvine
[ Request More Info about this product / service / company ]


E-NEWSLETTER

Receive the latest Metro E-Newsletters in your inbox!

Join the Metro E-Newsletters and receive the latest news in your e-mail inbox once a week. SIGN UP NOW!

View the latest eNews
Express Tuesday | Express Thursday | University Transit

White Papers

Mass Transit Capital Planning An overview of the world-class best practices for assessing, prioritizing, and funding capital projects to optimize resources and align with the organization’s most critical immediate and long-term goals.

More white papers


STORE
METRO Magazine - September/October 2013

METRO Magazine
Here are the Highlight:
  • Top 100 Transit Bus Fleets
  • GM Survey
  • New Flyer CEO Embraces Company’s Future
    And much more…
  •  
    DIGITAL EDITION

    The full contents of Metro Magazine on your computer! The digital edition is an exact replica of the print magazine with enhanced search, multimedia and hyperlink features. View the current issue