Ray LaHood on Alternative Transportation

Yesterday I was talking with Gil Sperling, Asst Secretary for Energy Efficiency at the Department of Energy, about how important it is to get a price on carbon. Today I'm reading about Transportation Secretary, Ray LaHood (a former Republican congressman) discuss the importance of pedestrian and bicycle friendly design in government-funded transportation projects.

Granted, he didn't seem overly comfortable in describing the reasons why he thinks it's important, but he said it nonetheless. This should have legitimate impacts on the state of Arkansas and hopefully Fayetteville as well.


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