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Unformatted text preview: ain technology.The successful amendment to restore $100 million in funding was sponsored by Senators Richard Durbin (D-IL), Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), Mary Landrieu (D-LA), and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA). HSR Transportation policy stalled due to lack of funding Puentes, Senior man at Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program where he also directs the Program's Metropolitan Infrastructure Initiative, 11/6/2010 (Robert, Does the President’s Plan for Fixing America’s Transportation Infrastructure Go Far Enough?, 11/6/2010, http://www.brookings.edu/up-front/posts/2010/09/06transportation-puentes, accessed: 6/28/2012) AGI {The investments in high-speed rail and Next-Gen air traffic control are important in that they begin to shift focus away from small bore spending to the kind of transformational investments the federal government should be focusing on. And by linking high speed rail to the rest of the transportation program we can truly begin to think of these siloed investments as a holistic system. The challenge is how to get this done. Transportation policy in...
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