Congress approves $305 billion bill to fund infrastructure and transit programs

December 3, 2015 by  
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The US Highway Trust Fund has been dwindling for the last 10 years, but Congress recently approved a new plan to give it a much-needed boost. Both the House and the Senate have proposed differing legislation to address transportation programs, and this Tuesday compromised on a $305 billion plan that would manage infrastructure care until 2020. Both chambers of Congress are expected to seal the deal by the end of 2015. Read the rest of Congress approves $305 billion bill to fund infrastructure and transit programs

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17 green gifts for the home

December 3, 2015 by  
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A house becomes a home when it’s filled with the energy of those who live there, and the houseware items  we’ve put together for this year’s gift guide can help make a home as luminous and eco-friendly as possible. A backyard beehive, sustainable bamboo bowls, and the cutest little hedgehog dryer buddies ever are just a few of the gems  we’ve found that can help make this holiday the greenest yet. GREEN ECO-GIFTS FOR THE HOME >

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Cycling Advocates Convene for National Bike Summit in Washington, DC

March 23, 2012 by  
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Cycling advocates from across the country are convening in Washington, DC this week to discuss the future of cycling in America, and to voice their support for national cycling and pedestrian programs. Two years ago, Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood made an immediate impression on cycling advocates when he climbed up on a table at the 2010 National Bike Summit and commended them for their hard work. LaHood hasn’t jumped on any tables at this year’s summit, but he conveyed a similar sense of urgency when addressing the record crowd at the annual event in the nation’s capital. Read the rest of Cycling Advocates Convene for National Bike Summit in Washington, DC Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bicycling , bike lanes , bikes , biking , green transportation , house transportation bill , pedestrians , ray lahood , senate transportation bill , transportation bill , urban cycling

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