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Old 04-28-09, 08:53 AM   #1
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U.S. Secretary of transportation blog

Some good stuff, finaly someone in Gvt with the right idea.


http://fastlane.dot.gov/2009/04/bicy...commuting.html
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Old 04-28-09, 09:11 AM   #2
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Doesn't leave me all warm and fuzzy. It's "we gave some money away" followed by a lot of talk about how the local governments could be using that money.

No planning, no oversight. Just a convenient alibi to fall back on later. "Well we told them to use it for good things".

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The administration spends WAY too much time talking about and funding road-construction for my taste.
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Valid concerns about the lack of oversight. Still, what a refreshing perspective by Sec. LaHood compared to the previous transportation secretary:
http://www.streetsblog.org/2007/08/1...ransportation/
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valid concerns about the lack of oversight. Still, what a refreshing perspective by sec. Lahood compared to the previous transportation secretary:
http://www.streetsblog.org/2007/08/1...ransportation/
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"...(cyclists) need secure lanes..." DoT Sec. LaHood

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