Proposed Trump budget makes billion-dollar cuts in city transportation, development funds

By Patrick Sisson : curbed – excerpt

Mayors: “mortally wounds the places where the majority of Americans live, work and play”

The numbers are in. The preliminary 2018 federal budget proposal was released by the Trump administration today, and it doesn’t look good for urban infrastructure funding.

The “blueprint budget” offers a series of sizable cuts in domestic spending, totaling $54 billion, including reductions that would target transportation funding, community development, and public housing. If this budget is adopted by Congress, these cuts could create massive shortfalls in city and local budgets and hinder future plans for reinvesting in urban communities… (more)

from @yfreemark : List of all transit projects in line for federal funds in the next few years, but which would have their funding cut with Trump budget.

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