At City Hall, Bill Cameron says Mayor Emanuel has issued a new Task Force Report on Transportation.
Rahm’s pal, former Transporation Secretary Ray LaHood headed the task force. Part of what he recommended is what we’ve heard before.
“We need an increase in not only the state gas tax, but the federal gas tax in order that we can have a pot of money not only in Illinois but around the country not only to fix our roads and bridges, but to make sure the transit systems and the other mobility systems in communities have the resources that they need.”
Including resources to prepare for innovations for better bicycle lanes and cars that drive themselves.