Sounds good, create jobs, fix bridges and such. But it's just another bailout for the unsustainable autosprawl system. And this to be done with printed money.
masstransitmag: ""Nothing is more important today than investing in the backbone of our nation -- our lifeblood -- in roads, bridges, rail, ports, airports, schools, our electric grid, broadband ... the list is almost endless," Blumenthal said. "But the truth is very simple: The background of our nation is crumbling and decaying before our eyes because we have failed to invest.""Don't wait for the federal government to help you. Join your local public transit advocates and get more buses in your town or city. The quicker we reduce cars, the sooner we can tame sprawl.