Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Senate To Vote Thursday On Two Year Transportation Bill MAP-21

The Senate is scheduled to vote tomorrow, Thursday, on the first of two procedural votes on MAP-21, the two-year, $109 billion transportation bill, according to Transportation Issues Daily.. It is anticipated that the Senate will clear the sixty-vote threshold on that vote, as well as the second vote which is likely to occur on Monday and Transportation Issues Daily says passage of the bill is likely but not a given.

Also next week, the House is scheduled to debate and vote on the American Energy and Infrastructure Act, a five-year, $206 billion proposal. Here's what comes next..

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SRTC is the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Spokane County. Urbanized areas with populations exceeding 50,000 people are required to have an MPO. SRTC was formed to address the county's transportation planning needs. It provides coordination in planning between the public, cities, small towns, the county, the state, transit providers, and tribes.

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