Policy & Funding

Transit group likes Obama’s budget

The statement below was released today by the American Public Transportation Assn., a Washington-based nonprofit which represents transit agencies (including Metro) and private firms involved in building and operating transit: APTA Applauds President Obama’s Proposed FY 2012 Budget Investments in Public Transportation and High-Speed Rail Will Create American Jobs and [continue reading]

30/10 for America

Over the past year, Metro’s 30/10 Initiative has gained traction locally and in Washington. There seems to be sentiment in many quarters — including the Obama Administration — that using federal loans and other financing to accelerate construction of Measure R projects is a good idea that should be enshrined [continue reading]