Policy & Funding

President Obama announces new transportation funding that could bode well for Metro transit and road projects

The government relations staff at Metro just sent the following update to the agency’s management and Board of Directors: This afternoon in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, President Obama announced a multi-billion dollar initiative to boost infrastructure spending in America. Specifically, the White House plan would direct funding to rebuild 150,000 miles of [continue reading]

September meetings set for Metro’s governance councils; Westside/Central council reschedules to Sept. 14

Metro’s community-based transit service sector governance councils will hold their monthly public meetings in September to discuss various transportation issues and proposed service changes in their service sectors. The proposed service changes if approved will be implemented in December. For the month of September only the Westside/Central Sector Governance Council [continue reading]