Campaign Promises

Cabinet/Departments -> Transportation -> Mass Transportation


ItemTransportation
Mass TransportationGrade
TR-5
The Promise: "Will re-commit federal resources to public mass transportation projects across the country."
When/Where: Obama-Biden Plan: "Strengthening America's Transportation Infrastructure" dated 10/09/08.
Source: http://blatantreality.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/factsheettransportation.pdf
Status:The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, signed into law 02/17/09, provides $8.4 billion for improvements to the nation's public transportation systems, to include "buses, subways, light rail, commuter rail, streetcars, monorail, passenger ferry boats, inclined railways (and) people movers."

In addition, Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants valued at about $500M annually are being made available to economically depressed communities striving to develop multi-mode transportation projects.

This promise is being fulfilled.
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