Tag Archives: budget

How federal surface transportation funding should be allocated

While my preference would be for 0% go to new roads/bridges the pragmatist in me realizes this breakdown is slightly more plausible, albeit from a bicycling advocates viewpoint. 🙂 Mass transit (bus, BRT, light rail, commuter rail) = 20% Intercity … Continue reading

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The pungent odor of GOP brain farts

Oh, isn’t it quaint how republicans and fiscal conservatives so conveniently forget which party is principally responsible for the national debt. Being an election year, the pungent odor of hot air being expelled by them reeks across he airwaves on … Continue reading

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The Texas morass

My oh my, how the mouthy and mighty have fallen. They have always claimed things are bigger in Texas. Well, their $27 billion budget morass is right up there with the best of them. Whatever happened to that shining light … Continue reading

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