Rolling Along or Just Spinning
This year’s National Legislative Forum in March coincided with the extraordinary debate over federal transportation policy on Capitol Hill. Both the House and Senate made passage of a new surface transportation bill a priority. But was all this activity a sign of real momentum, or is it another example of Congress simply spinning its wheels?
Additionally, the issue of funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) is now tied to the ongoing Congressional debate on surface transportation. More on that in a moment, but first an update on where things stand with regard to getting a new transportation bill, and continued federal support for walking and biking, through the Congress this year.
Extension Number 9
On March 29, and after nearly a mo....
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