Friday News Discussion: Transportation Funding

Live Show at 1:00 PM Eastern - To ask questions, go to the Google+ Event Site

The federal government, along with many states, is experiencing large shortfalls in their transportation budget. After two generations of highway construction, maintenance costs are mounting. Simultaneously, there is a push for alternatives to the automobile. How do we address this funding crisis?

Special guests this week:

  • Michael McGinn, Activist, Dad and Mayor of Seattle from 2010-2013 (Twitter)
  • Angie Schmitt, Urbanist Writer and Critic with Streetsblog (Twitter)
  • Kevin Shepherd, Professional Engineer and Principal at Verdunity (LinkedIn)