Federal Funding

December 2, 2009, 2pm PST
Transportation Secretary LaHood announced that this spring, bus and streetcar projects will receive $280 million as part of the administration's inter-agency sustainable communities partnership.
Streetsblog Capitol Hill
May 15, 2009, 8am PDT
Legislation is being introduced in Congress to guide the course of the next five years of federal transportation spending, focusing on reducing per capita vehicle miles traveled and decreasing truck freight shipping.
The Washington Post
March 18, 2009, 12pm PDT
Nearly $100 million in transportation funding that has been sidelined in Milwaukee over bureaucratic disagreements will finally come to use, as Mayor Tom Barrett announces provisions in the Federal Omnibus Budget Bill call for it to be spent.
Biz Times
December 19, 2008, 11am PST
In an effort to secure federal stimulus funding, cities and states are elbowing to see who can get transportation projects started the fastest.
December 5, 2008, 10am PST
Presdient-elect Obama addressed the nation's governors at a meeting of the National Governors Association on Tuesday, building solidarity between officials at the state and federal levels for an infrastructure-based stimulus package.
The Christian Science Monitor
October 29, 2008, 7am PDT
If history is any indicator, Senator Obama's presidential plans to pump more federal money into fixing cities' problems are futile and wasteful, according to Steven Malanga.
City Journal
August 15, 2008, 6am PDT
Foreclosure-stricken cities and states are looking forward to receiving federal relief funding. Their plans for using the funding vary.
The Christian Science Monitor
March 13, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>Plans for streetcars in Cincinnati are moving forward, as advocates have formally requested nearly $1 million to perform the preliminary studies required to apply for federal funding.</p>
The Cincinnati Enquirer