Local projects shut out of federal tr...

Local projects shut out of federal transportation funding

There are 4 comments on the DispatchPolitics story from Oct 21, 2010, titled Local projects shut out of federal transportation funding. In it, DispatchPolitics reports that:

Central Ohio projects have been shut out of a federal grant program that officials say is aimed at innovative transportation ideas.

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Resident of many years

Delaware, OH

#1 Oct 21, 2010
Waste of money and should not be build anywhere. Beside Obama will pull all the money when Kasick wins.
howrad

Amelia, OH

#2 Oct 21, 2010
" innovative transportation ideas."

I guess if Ohio wants to use the money it has to be green projects.
your toothless

Grove City, OH

#3 Oct 21, 2010
Resident of many years wrote:
Waste of money and should not be build anywhere. Beside Obama will pull all the money when Kasick wins.
Actually, Kasich said he will reject the $400 million slotted for Ohio. That is a lot of money that would create a lot of jobs.

Since when did transportation get so partisan? Is someone taking money from the asphalt lobby or something?
Andrew

Sidney, OH

#4 Oct 21, 2010
It seems that expensive highway projects get approved without question every day while projects to diversify transportation options always have to win some sort of funding contest. Clearly there is a bias against non-automobile transportation at the state and federal level.

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