Highway Trust Fund

We Cannot Short-Change Transit—Not Now

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Deron Lovaas  Given the urbanization of our nation, the overdue focus on racial inequity and the threat of climate change, our nation needs to invest much, much more in cleaner transportation options, especially public transit. While some in Congress recognize this imperative, news … [continued]

GOP Aims To Throw Mass Transit Under The Bus

The latest iteration of the Republican Party platform calls for the elimination of the funding of mass transit from the federal Highway Trust Fund, a move that could “undo more than 30 years of overwhelming support for dedicated federal investment in public transit.” While not very surprising, considering the wide … [continued]