Obama Administration to shift transportation policy to highlight livability

In Transportation by Jef Nickerson1 Comment

Mattapan trolley photo (cc) SignalPAD USDOT Press Release: Obama Administration Proposes Major Public Transportation Policy Shift to Highlight Livability Changes Include Economic Development and Environmental Benefits In a dramatic change from existing policy, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today proposed that new funding guidelines for major transit projects be based on livability issues such as economic development opportunities and environmental …