Major New Initiative to Support Rural Transportation Needs
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao Announces Major New Initiative to Support Rural Transportation Needs
"U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao today (10/8/19) announced the creation of a major new initiative to support transportation needs in rural America. The initiative, known as the Rural Opportunities to Use Transportation for Economic Success (ROUTES) Initiative, will analyze the Department’s discretionary funding and financing opportunities to ensure nationwide outcomes for rural communities’ transportation infrastructure. Secretary Chao made the announcement during her remarks at the annual meeting of the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) in St. Louis, Missouri..."