The State of Federal Transportation Funding

As the new Congress voted to adopt their rules late yesterday, a provision that changes spending requirements for transportation funds was approved as part of the package. While the new rule still necessitates funds be used for transportation projects, it removes a previous requirement that the money must be expended — Capitol Hill Streetsblog has a more in-depth explanation.

How does this potentially impact the Gold Line Foothill Extension? At this point, only time will tell…

In the meantime, you can read more about the decision from blogs covering public finance, transportation and The Capitol.

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