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Friday, January 16, 2009

Op-Ed argues for increased transit funding

“Recovering Stronger,” San Francisco Chronicle:

Though the list of possible projects released this week by House leadership offered some reason for hope, it still may not go nearly far enough to truly address the challenges of low-income Americans. Instead, one of the biggest federal spending packages the nation has ever seen will largely be used to build more highways to the exurbs - missing an historic moment to make a nation that is more competitive, more inclusive and more rich with opportunity.

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