These public resources could better be spent on transit, a true form of economic development.
His political priorities were action on the environment and transit.
Between 1981 and 1988, the Federal share of spending on transit decreased by 50 percent.
"A project like this cannot survive on mass transit alone," he said.
With the change, paper transfers are being eliminated on transit.
Oh, they may keep a half an eye on public transit, but they won't expect you to have help.
The problem is, we give you a pass on public transit, but how much of the city do you know?
The main House proposal calls for spending $218 billion on highways and mass transit over six years.
"The future of business will depend on mass transit because the roads can't take it any more," he said.
He was considered an authority on the highway system, mass transit and other areas of public transportation.