Congress agrees on $908 billion relief bill, $45 billion of which is for transportation

Written by David C. Lester, Managing Editor
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Congress agrees on $908 billion relief bill, $45 billion of which is for transportation.
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After weeks of anticipation and frustration, Congress has finally reached agreement on a stimulus, or relief, bill for $908 billion according to the Washington Post. The bill includes a total of $45 billion for transportation needs, and, according to the Post, here are some key recipients:

  • Airlines—$15 billion
  • Transit—$14 billion
  • Airports and airport vendors: $2 billion
  • Intercity bus industry: $2 billion
  • Amtrak: $1 billion

For more details on the relief bill, please click the following link to the Washington Post.

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