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Transportation headlines, Friday, Dec. 7

LaHood defends California high-speed rail plan (The Hill)  U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood spent Thursday trying to persuade House Republicans to appropriate money for California’s bullet train plan. Republicans say the train is too expensive and won’t attract private investors; LaHood says it certainly won’t get private dollars if no government [continue reading]

U.S. Senate committee passes two-year transportation funding bill, including some of America Fast Forward

Here’s the good word from Metro’s government relations staff: Today, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, led by Chair, Senator Boxer, unanimously passed a two-year Transportation Reauthorization titled Moving Ahead for Progress (MAP-21). The bill radically alters federal funding for transportation throughout the United States. The bill’s summary, text [continue reading]