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Transit group calls for President Obama to include public transit investment in State of Union speech

American Public Transportation Association (APTA) President William Millar issued the following statement on Monday. Metro is a member of APTA: “On behalf of the millions of Americans who rely on public transportation every day, I call on President Obama to address the urgent need for infrastructure investment, including public transportation, [continue reading]

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]