These are the two presentations by Gladys Gifford, Lynn Magdol and Doug Funke that Citizens for Regional Transit shared at CNU 22.
CRT President Doug Funke and Secretary Lynn Magdol explain the great benefits to the public of transit.
James LaRusch of the American Public Transportation Association (www.publictransportation.org) presents news of a renaissance of public transit in the United States.
The National Highway Trust Fund (an important source for transit funding) is going broke!
As cars are becoming more fuel-efficient and Americans are driving fewer miles, there is a lot less gas tax revenue collected; the highway trust fund is becoming exhausted. The federal gasoline tax hasn't been raised since 1993 and has never been indexed to inflation. Given this looming fiscal cliff, doing nothing is not an option.
Contact your federal representative today!