Commission OKs Shift of Highway Money to Keep Port Authority, Other Agencies Rolling
"We've got a problem that the Legislature should have solved in the 20th century," said Richard LeGrande, a former Allegheny County Transit Council president. "We're here today to put on another Band-Aid."
For the fourth time since November 2003, the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission, the transportation planning agency for the 10-county region, has approved Gov. Ed Rendell's request to "flex" federal highway funds to the transit agency as a stopgap measure.
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