Senate Panel Approves $51.6 Billion Over 6 Years for Mass Transit Projects
- House, Senate sign off on two-year transportation bill. Albrecht, Abby // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;7/9/2012, Vol. 41 Issue 48, p11
The article reports that the U. Senate has voted on a two-year transportation bill which include reauthorization for federal public transportation programs at current funding levels and improving the safety of public transportation systems by requiring safety plans at transit agencies.
- ISTORICUL PREOCUPÄ‚RILOR ROMÃ‚NEÅžTI ÃŽN MATERIE DE TRANSPORTURI ÅžI SIGURANÈšÄ‚ RUTIERÄ‚. Ionel, Mihaiu // Forensic Science Forum / Forum Criminalistic;ian-iun2011, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p69
From ancient times people tried to find out ways and modalities to regulate the public transport in order to make it more safe and efficient. This article presents some moments from romanian history concerning the first regulations and their development through time.
- The Transit Act That Never Was: Public Transportation Legislation 1979-1980. Smerk, George M. // Transportation Journal (American Society of Transportation & Log;Summer81, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p29
The article reports on public transportation legislation in the U.S. during 1979-1980. The passage and signing of a new federal mass transit bill in 1980 was to be the culmination of two years of strenuous effort, conflict, and compromise. To review the development of federal transit policy...
- Transport Stopgap Provides Eight-Month Reprieve. Ichniowski, Tom // ENR: Engineering News-Record;10/11/2004, Vol. 253 Issue 14, p12
This article reports that with a multiyear transportation bill still mired on Capitol Hill, Congress has approved and U.S. President George W. Bush signed into law a measure to keep federal highway and transit programs running through May 31. The U.S. House passed the legislation on Sept. 30 by...
- Congress Prodded On Highway Bill. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;3/27/2014, Vol. 123 Issue 34083, p1
The article discusses several measures adopted by the U.S. Congress to pass a transportation funding budget in 2014. It informs about a letter, which was sent to the chairman and ranking members of key House and U.S. Senate transportation committees, regarding development of a five-year surface...
- TEA-21: Action Shifts to States. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;10/19/1998, Vol. 241 Issue 15, p32
Focuses on the approval of the 1998 Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21), the federal public works legislation in the United States. Provisions of TEA-21; Estimates of the appropriation for surface transportation; Impact of the measure on state transportation departments and...
- Pro-Transit Groups in Indiana Seek $2.5 Billion Expansion Plan. Devitt, Caitlin // Bond Buyer;11/11/2010, Vol. 374 Issue 33415, p24
The article reports on the effort of the transit advocates to push the high-profile regional transportation plan that features 2.5 billion dollar mass-transit expansion in Indiana.
- Trams ready to return to London. Harding, David // Public Finance;6/7/2002, p19
Reports on the launch of two transit schemes in London, England aimed at reducing road congestion in 2002. Approximate number of passengers to be carried by the transits every year; Areas covered by the project; Details of the funding of the project.
- Chicago Transit Authority Budget Praised. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;11/20/2014, Issue 34214, p1
The Chicago Transit Authority's $1.4 billion 2015 budget won the endorsement of the Civic Federation of Chicago in recognition of the agency's fiscal strides.