The state Department of Transportation recently gave back $50 million including funds for bike and ped projects. Tom Humphrey (a long time reporter on state government) writes about it here.
See the comments from the lobbyist for the road builders. I'm not sure whether to laugh or cry or both.
The House Republicans are proposing that bike and ped projects not be mandated to states in the new transportation authorization. Here is what we can expect.
In fact, Startwalt suggests that enhancement funding could be shifted to filling the gap in road-building funds.
This is what we can expect in the future.
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