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House Republicans’ transportation bill survives a beating in committees

• Washington Post

Under the GOP plan, that trust fund money would be redirected to pay for roads and bridges. Mass transit would turn, instead, to a one-time $40 billion allocation from the general fund that would be shared with other popular programs, including bicycle and pedestrian improvements.

After that general fund money runs out, mass transit funding would come through an annual appropriation rather than through the five-year spending umbrella of the House proposal.