Steve Hawley, Oct 07, 09.
The Court says the state illegally raided $3.6 billion from transit funds since 2007 to cover shortfalls in the general budget, leading to severe service cuts.
The Kerry-Boxer bill is similar to the House version passed in June and would require 10% of state allocations to be spent on clean transportation.
TxDOT lost $742 million due to a federal rescission, and a long-term transportation bill has not yet been agreed upon.
Steve Hawley, Oct 05, 09.
The 'turf war' between METRO, the Gulf Coast Freight Rail District, and the City of Galveston may slow the overall project.
John Norquist said that urban streets serve transportation, social, and economic functions, but US policies have ignored the last two with disastrous results.
Steve Hawley, Oct 02, 09.
The committee discussed METRO's plans to build a transit center at Palm Center, and Sue Lovell reiterated that only a portion of the property would be affected.
Steve Hawley, Oct 01, 09.
The federal government is cracking down on distracted driving after a slew of recent reports, and more regulations and laws are expected to follow.
Senior Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program, The Brookings Institution, Oct 01, 09.
LaHood emphasizes regional transportation planning
Examining Texas high-speed rail
SNCF, which developed the French TGV rail network, has expressed interest in four corridors, including one from Dallas-Fort Worth to San Antonio.
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