Neal Peirce: How Bad Politics 'Struck Out ' TEA-21

TEA-21, the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century gets a "lame" extension.
October 2, 2003, 6am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"There's a new national politics at work. It's not anti-highway...But they want some proof that congestion will actually be relieved. They oppose spending just to increase sprawl. They support alternatives, especially public transit. And they want to be confident that transportation law respects clean air standards, supports alternatives like walking and cycling, and undergirds our communities. "

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Tuesday, September 30, 2003 in The Washington Post Writers Group
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