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Transportation organization issues support for infrastructure bill

September 14, 2021

The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee recently introduced legislation creating $10 billion in competitive grants for public transit, a bill supported by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA).

Under the bill, the grants for public transit would enhance mobility for low-income riders and residents in disadvantaged communities. An additional $10 billion would be used to construct high-speed rail and $150 million would leverage innovative financing tools for high-speed rail projects.

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