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Highway Spending

October 3, 2019, 10am PDT
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants to force the state of California to spend highway money on public transit, because of the environment.
Eno Center for Transportation
August 1, 2019, 10am PDT
A $287 billion, five-year transportation reauthorization made its way out of its first Senate committee this week.
The Washington Post
July 29, 2019, 7am PDT
The first draft of the five-year reauthorization of the FAST Act would expand first-year spending by 17 percent.
Transport Topics
March 21, 2019, 12pm PDT
Gretchen Whitmer has outdone the new Democratic governor of Minnesota, Tim Walz, who proposed a 20 cents tax hike. Like Walz's budget, gas tax revenue would replace some general funds directed to road spending, thus benefiting other state programs.
Detroit Free Press
March 14, 2019, 5am PDT
The gas tax, suburban highway spending cycle is both self-serving and self-destructive, according to the article.
Streetsblog USA