TITLE

House Vote Expected on $1.5B in Funds for D.C. Area Transit

AUTHOR(S)
Sanchez, Humberto
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;7/18/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32424, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the expected legislative voting for the bill that would authorize a $1.5 billion federal funding for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority in Washington D.C. The bill will provide funds for the ten-year capital and maintenance of the subway, which was designed to ease federal workers in commuting. According to Virginia Representative Thomas M. Davis, increased federal funding is needed for the transit system's maintenance because of its growing usage.
ACCESSION #
21691376

 

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