Obama Administration Called on to Make Transformative Changes to Federal Transportation Program

As Congress prepares to revise the federal transportation program (SAFETEA-LU), Building America's Future - a national, bipartisan infrastructure coalition led by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Governor Ed Rendell and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger - released a memo calling on Congress and the Obama Administration to make transformative changes and chart a new transportation vision for the 21st Century. Included in the memo were four key principles to use in shaping this new transportation vision. 1. Renew Leadership at the National Level 2. Increase Accountability at the Federal, State, and Local Levels 3. Encourage Innovation and Flexibility at the State and Local Levels 4. Find New Ways to Fund National Goals Read the full memo at: www.investininfrastructure.org

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