Advocates mount DC budget watch

Advocates for bicycling and walking are on alert today as the White House and Congress size up each other’s federal spending proposals. Everyone knows the budget needs to be cut but the question is where. Green Mobility Network and its allies in America Bikes are watching carefully in case funds for walking and bicycling infrastructure are targeted for removal or reduction. We’ll make the case that this kind of investment — a key element in creating Livable Cities — makes jobs efficiently, saves precious energy, and helps Americans keep fit and healthy. We’ll keep you informed through direct alerts to our members, then notices on our website.

Here’s some budget background: