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Biden: $20 billion for “hardest hit” public transit agencies

(Source: Railway Age, January 15, 2021)

NEW YORK — President-elect Joe Biden unveiled a $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan on Jan. 14 that includes a $20 billion investment to “protect the future of transit.” This first step in rescue and recovery, Biden said, tackles the pandemic, while the next—the Build Back Better Recovery Plan, to be introduced next month—will “make historic investments in infrastructure and manufacturing, innovation, research and development, and clean energy.”

Full story: Railway Age

Monday, January 18, 2021

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