The House Appropriations Committee yesterday approved the portion of the economic stimulus legislation which falls within its jurisdiction, including infrastructure funding for various federal programs. The transportation related portion of the bill includes: $30 billion for highways and bridges, $9 billion for transit ($6 billion of which is for bus and equipment purchase), $1.1 billion for AMTRAK, $3 billion for the Airport Improvement Program, $150 million Coast Guard funding to repair or remove bridges on navigable waterways.
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