• Stimulus spent on biking, walking, and public transportation: Delaware 3rd

    by  • September 7, 2009 • Federal Funding • 0 Comments

    In 11 states, 100% of funds going to roads is going to repair. A total of 17 states are spending 90% or more. Seven states are spending more than 10% to make progress on expanding choices, including biking, walking, and public transportation. See the full report HERE (pdf), page 23 (27/file) for a state by state breakdown. Oklahoma ranks among the last at 0%, with Sen. Tom Coburn (R) refusing federal investment in alternatives to driving. “The Obama administration’s stimulus program is fraught with waste and incompetence … Millions of dollars are going toward bicycle lockers, bike paths, walking trails and a skate park”, Coburn said. More info on the WashCycle.

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