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U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Calls for Transportation Investment During Visit to Birmingham Intermodal Facility

Highlights Project’s Economic Impact as part of Invest in America Bus Tour

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.  —U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today visited construction of the future site of the Birmingham Intermodal Facility, as part his Invest in America, Commit to the Future bus tour, calling it an investment in Alabama’s economic future that could be replicated across the country if Congress would support a long-term transportation bill.  The intermodal facility will significantly improve transit options and connect thousands of local residents to jobs and other opportunities in Birmingham and throughout Jefferson County. The Secretary’s visit is part of a multi-state tour highlighting the urgent need to continue to invest in America’s transportation infrastructure at a time when the nation’s surface transportation programs are set to expire and the Highway Trust Fund is running out of money.

In San Antonio, transit to remember

I was in San Antonio, Texas, yesterday, with Mayor Julian Castro, and while I was there I learned that one of the Alamo City's taglines is "Something to Remember." After reviewing the city's cutting edge public transit facilities, I can see several reasons why.

From the Primo Bus Rapid Transit service to the Westside Multimodal Transit Center and the planned streetcar lines, the region's VIA Metropolitan Transit truly offers something to remember.

Photo montage of Primo bus service