Wednesday, September 16, 2009

PROTECT Transportation Enhancements -- TODAY!

· Main Street Revitalizations
· Elm Street Projects
· River Fronts and Business District Enhancements
· Safe Routes to School
· Smart Transportation and PCTI Funded Projects
· Trails and multi-use paths
– some of which build safer access for children and their families to walk and bike to schools and parks so that they do not need to cross busy four-lane highways.

These and other Transportation Enhancement funded projects are at risk today in the US Senate. Projects that build community, increase safety, protect children, and provide us a high quality of living – those are at risk if Senator Coburn and Senator McCain are successful today. Please speak to our senators on our behalf – and demand that they not only continue to support existing Transportation Enhancement funding, but increase those dollars so that every American has equal access to travel freely, safely, and independently in their own communities.

We would ask you to do the following:

Visit The League of American Bicyclists at . They provide phone numbers for your Senators as well as talking points.

Please help join us in sounding the alarms and taking action this morning!


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