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June 24, 2020, 5am PDT
A five-year transportation bill has advanced in the House, but it has a long way to go before Americans should expect to see a final federal transportation policy emerge from Congress.
The Washington Post
June 4, 2014, 6am PDT
Governor Peter Shumlin approved the largest transportation bill in Vermont history earlier this week. So what does the money go to?
Office of Governor Peter Shumlin
May 17, 2012, 1pm PDT
In a promising sign for the negotiation and passage of a comprehensive transportation bill, the GOP is hinting it may be willing to part with demands to include a permit for the Keystone XL oil pipeline in the final bill, reports Ben Geman.
The Hill
March 7, 2012, 6am PST
A much anticipated cloture vote on the Senate's proposed two-year transportation bill once again failed to win enough votes on Tuesday. Better news may be on the horizon however, reports Ed O'Keefe.
The Washington Post
February 10, 2012, 1pm PST
Ben Goldman follows the recent developments as the Senate and House Transportation bills make their way through the Capitol.
Streetsblog D.C.
July 14, 2011, 5am PDT
Since the release of House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John Mica's proposed $230 billion surface-transportation bill, reviews have been mostly negative. <em>National Journal</em> asks its panel of experts for their take.
National Journal
October 15, 2010, 5am PDT
In this podcast, <em>Next American City</em> talks with Robert Puentes of the Brookings Institution about the future of transportation in America.
Next American City
April 29, 2010, 8am PDT
The Georgia legislature recently passed the Transportation Investment Act of 2010, which could greatly transform the urban realm in Atlanta and the rest of the state. The key phrase here is "could".
Atlanta Journal Constitution
April 8, 2010, 5am PDT
The federal government recently rejected a proposal by the state of Pennsylvania to toll Interstate 80. Robert Puentes argues that the decision is exactly what's holding metropolitan areas back from solving their transportation problems.
The New Republic
September 21, 2009, 6am PDT
Transportation officials are talking more and more about drafting a brand new type of transportation bill, one that diverges from the patterns and old thinking of the past. But that's easier said than done.
The New York Times