Here is the basic plan (for now):
For now these are just numbers and promises. Fortunately the Obama Administration is setting up Recovery.gov, a website for Americans to watch exactly how this stimulus package is being spent. I am so glad they are doing this. What a shock it is to have a Presidential Administration we can trust and hold accountable for the promises they've made us.
- $850 million for Amtrak to achieve a state of good repair (Senate Version)
- $2.25 billion for states to build and expand passenger rail (Senate)
- $5.5 billion for a flexible surface transportation program for roads, rail and transit (Senate)
- $12 billion for transit (House); $9 billion for transit (Senate)