In 2014, on Dump the Pump Day, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown issued a proclamation.
CRT President Doug Funke and Secretary Lynn Magdol explain the great benefits to the public of transit.
"Vote" early and often.... comment period ends on April 30, 2014.
Get your comments in to the NY-DOT regarding HP Rail and weigh in on the stations in Buffalo.
Click on the link and you'll see a page with some background PDFs - if you want to get dipped in the concept and their thinking you can read the material.
Click on the "Comment" button on the left hand side of the page to weigh in.
Pass along to your friends/family/co-workers. It costs nothing to do it.
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!