New York Times: Transportation Stimulus Gives Short Shrift to Cities

New York Times: Transportation Stimulus Gives Short Shrift to Cities

An anlysis by NYT reports that the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the country are receiving less than half the money allotted in the federal transportation stimulus package.  Now that all 50 states have beat a June 30 deadline by winning approval for projects that will use more than half of that transportation money, worth $16.4 billion, it is clear that the stimulus program will continue that pattern of spending disproportionately on rural areas.

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