Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Federal Highway Administration

A National Infrastructure Bank By Any Other Name …

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The House transportation committee’s new $450 billion bill provides for a national infrastructure bank intended to "maximize the limited resources available for our surface transportation needs," as the panel’s early outline puts it. (Photo: National Association of Water Cos.) This sounds a lot like the infrastructure bank proposed by Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and 35 […]

Obama’s Highway Chief: Wishy-Washy on Emissions?

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Victor Mendez, nominated by the White House to lead the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), spent more than an hour this morning with the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee — but the most illuminating moment in the hearing came as the clock was running down. FHWA nominee Victor Mendez testified before the Senate today. (Photo: […]