What’s Federal Funding Got to Do with It?

By Mantill Williams

Voices for Public Transit Community Coordinator

There isn’t any substitute for federal funding when it comes to public transportation.
Congress renewed its commitment to public transit funding in the 2018 budget, but now we’re facing appropriations and the question of whether that funding will continue. When you’re talking about infrastructure projects that take years, or even decades to complete, that kind of uncertainty can lead to public transit improvements getting delayed or put on hold indefinitely.

Learn more by reading our latest blog, “Why Fund Public Transit with Federal Dollars?”

Learn Why Public Transit Is Public

States, municipalities, and the private sector have roles to play in public transit funding and even now make up the lion’s share of the cost of local projects—but this doesn’t mean Congress can abandon public transportation without serious ramifications.

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