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Steve Hymon

Leahy reminds 13 cities to use those stimulus funds — or face losing them

A small item in Metro CEO Art Leahy’s morning update caught my eye: Lapsing American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Funds Allocated to Cities Yesterday, we notified 13 cities that all or part of their American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds will be recommended for lapsing during the Board of Directors November/December meeting cycle. To appeal our recommendation, representatives [continue reading]

Today’s transportation headlines

Today’s transportation headlines, compiled by Metro library chief Matthew Barrrett, feature a fair number of stories involving the politics of the Metro Board of Directors. That’s not too surprising, especially after the news on Tuesday when 14 members of Congress wrote that the Board should ask the federal government for [continue reading]