TITLE

Senate Panel Approves $51.6 Billion Over 6 Years for Mass Transit Projects

AUTHOR(S)
Sanchez, Humberto
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;3/18/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32093, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that legislation that would provide $51.6 billion to fund mass transit projects over six years, including funds spent in fiscal 2004, was unanimously approved by a Senate panel after members voiced concerns that the measure's overall funding level is too low to adequately address the nation's transportation needs. The transit funding is part of broader legislation that would provide a total of $283.9 billion in guaranteed funding for road and transit construction and related safety programs over six years, including dollars spent in fiscal 2004, which ended September 30.
ACCESSION #
16488076

 

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