Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Bridges

Senate Offers a More Multi-Modal 2014 Transportation Budget Than the House

| | No Comments
Last week, a House panel envisioned some big cuts to next year’s transportation budget. TIGER and high-speed rail would get nothing, Amtrak would get slashed, and ixnay on all that green “livability” crap. (And that’s practically a quote.) The Senate Appropriations Committee voted this morning on the budget its own transportation subcommittee put together, and the end […]

MAP-21 Puts the Squeeze on Bridge Repair and Bikes

| | No Comments
One of the most popular elements of the new transportation authorization is its consolidation or elimination of 60 federal programs. But this cleanup is not without its casualties. One of those casualties is the off-system bridge program. And another one, indirectly, is bicycle and pedestrian programming. As you can see, the Highway Bridge Program is […]