Bill to Fund Federal Transportation Program Unveiled in House

Feb. 1, 2012
House Transportation Committee leaders unveiled 5-year $260B bill to fund federal transportation programs.

Some key measures include:

No earmarks

Consolidation or elimination of nearly 70 federal transportation programs

Allowing federal and state environmental approvals to run concurrently instead of consecutively

Encouragement of public-private partnerships for new construction

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