Protect Non-Motorized Funding in Michigan

Transportation funding reform is a top priority for Governor Snyder and the Michigan Legislature in 2013. Sadly, only a month into the new legislative session, there are already concerns about potential attacks on non-motorized funding. House Speaker Jase Bolger, made the following statement earlier this week in his Legislative Update email:

Furthermore, I have had serious talks recently with our Congressional delegation regarding the elimination of the strings that our federal government attaches to our road money, including non-motorized requirements such as bike paths, turn lanes, tension barriers in the median, beautification projects and more. Additionally, where such non-motorized mandates are in place, we should look to other…

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