Gas, fuel, oil, and diesel are quickly becoming bad words. Gas prices are
up, though "up" is a conservative word for it, so the bikes are coming
out and the bus seats are filling up (quite unlike your tank). But,
there is talk that there needs to be more options to the transit question. And it's a hot topic for this summer's hot
weather. So, Dearborn Dem John Dingell went down to Washington to push
Specifically, the Dearborn Democrat, who has served longer in the
House than any other current member, joined a bill authorizing an
additional $1.7 billion for public transit agencies so that they can
reduce fares and expand services and increase the federal match for
alternative fuel transit and bus facilities.
If enacted, Dingell says, the bill would provide Michigan with more than $35 million this year and next.
all have to do our part in this effort to protect our environment, and
keeping the car in the garage for a few trips a week is one way
Americans can help this cause,” Dingell said in a prepared statement.
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