President Obama

The art of transit

Here’s a particularly powerful photo of President Obama sitting on the bus in which civil rights activist Rosa Parks famously refused to give up her seat. It’s hard to imagine President Obama would be where he is today without the courage and determination of Parks and the thousands of men [continue reading]

House Republicans unveil their version of transportation spending bill and call for opening ANWR to drilling

As I mentioned in the headlines earlier, House Republicans today announced their version of a multi-year transportation funding bill — and it’s very different from the two-year bill being discussed in the Senate. Here’s the news from Metro’s government relations staff: Today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and House Transportation [continue reading]