A hopeful sign. Regional considerations in 2017 proposed Fed transportation budget.

No, that budget isn't actually going anywhere, of course, but buried in it is, finally, a hint of something the US hasn't seen since Eisenhower was in the White House: a glimmer of actual policy.  "The 21st Century Regions Grant Program is the most important proposal you may not have heard about, and it finally represents a commitment to metropolitan areas consistent with their economic importance," writes Brooking's Adie Tomer.

Worth a look:

http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/the-avenue/posts/2016/02/22-2017-transportation-budget-tomer

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