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billions for infrastructure, highways or rail?

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  • Aaron
    ... Aaron / No single snowflake claims responsibility for the avalanche. /
    Message 1 of 2 , Dec 29, 2008
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      > Hello there;
      > Most of you are interested, even passionate about less destructive
      > transportation. Even if it's not bike transportation (the most
      > efficient) we should support rail and other public transportation. I
      > recently read in Bloomberg.com...
      > http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&sid=aV2SxqQRuOFw
      > that Barack Obama
      > <http://search.bloomberg.com/search?q=Barack+Obama&site=wnews&client=wnews&proxystylesheet=wnews&output=xml_no_dtd&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&filter=p&getfields=wnnis&sort=date:D:S:d1>’s
      > vision for a revolutionary re-engineering of the nation’s
      > infrastructure is not being supported by the states which are vying
      > for the cash. States are working to use the money to resurface or
      > "improve" their roadways to provide for the higher traffic volumes
      > which are <sarcasm>/certain to come once the auto companies are bailed
      > out/ </sarcasm>.
      > Please if you have a few minutes, right a letter to Mr. Obama
      > <www.change.gov>, his staff, or future Transportation Secretary Ray
      > LaHood <http://www.house.gov/lahood/>. Let them know that 50 years of
      > highways have left this country a shambles. We need to invest in
      > bus/rail/bike transportation and provide jobs for companies which
      > design and build them. If you have ideas for making a more effective
      > case for this, I welcome your thoughts as well.
      > This email is also being forwarded to Transportation Alternatives, the
      > Nat. Assoc. of Rail Passengers, American Public Transportation Assoc.,
      > and the New Mobility Agenda
      > Thanks in advance

      /"No single snowflake claims responsibility for the avalanche."/
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