27 Mar '17, 2pm

More specifics on Trump's proposed cuts in transit.

(Download Document in PDF Format) March 16, 2017 APTA Responds to President Trump’s “Skinny Budget;” Continues to Advocate for Investment in Public Transportation APTA’s 42nd Annual Legislative Conference concluded earlier this week, and we are grateful for the more than 550 members who came to Washington to meet with their elected officials and advocate on behalf of the industry. It could not have come at a more consequential time. As expected, this morning President Trump released his Administration’s Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 2018) “skinny budget” recommendations, which propose cutting the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) budget by $2.4 billion. Specifically, the budget proposes phasing out the Federal Transit Administration’s Capital Investment Grant program after fulfilling the funding obligations for projects with existing, signed funding agreements. In additi...

Full article: http://www.apta.com/gap/legupdatealert/2017/Pages/APTA-Re...

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