The Senate has passed a bill that will allocate $2.5 billion for Amtrak annually, with money going to operation, repairs, and new safety measures.
Oct 2, 2008 The Wall Street Journal
<p>The prospect of a looming MTA deficit and rising transit fares is prompting a second look at congestion pricing in Manhattan, a project defeated by the state Assembly in April, notwithstanding a federal grant for $360 million.</p>
Aug 7, 2008 The New York Times
<p>Since 1956, federal, state and local governments have invested nine times more capital funding in highway subsidies than in transit.</p>
Jul 24, 2008 Streetsblog
<p>Falling revenues from real estate taxes could impact transit expansion plans as New York's MTA faces a sharp decline.</p>
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