Bush freezes transit budget

March 2003
Railway Gazette International;Mar2003, Vol. 159 Issue 3, p120
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Reports on the budget proposal of U.S. President George W. Bush for the 2003 and 2004 financial year. Increase in funds to be provided by local sources for public transport schemes; Cost of funds allocated to the fixed guideway modernization program; List of projects identified for funding.


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