Wednesday, September 01, 2010

LAB Supports 21st Century Transportation Policy: Asks for Support

This comes from our friends at the League of American Bicyclists:

Healthy Alternative to Big Oil!
Support H.R. 4722, the Active Community Transportation Act

Earlier this year Representatives Blumenauer (D-OR), Capuano (D-MA), Carnahan (D-MO), Cohen (D-TN), Filner (D-CA), Lipinski (D-IL), and Moran (D-VA), introduced the Active Community Transportation Act (H.R. 4722) which would provide long term concentrated funding to assist communities in implementing active transportation networks.

Currently there are 62 co-sponsors of the Bill and Congressman Blumenauer is starting a second push to add additional co-sponsors by the end of the August Congressional District Work period.
Please contact your Representative over the next few weeks to urge them to sign on to this important piece of legislation that will help communities across the country provide healthy transportation options that also help reduce our dependency on foreign oil.

Thank you in advance for your help in adding your Representative to the list of co-sponsors. Also, if your Member has already signed on please just take a moment to send them a note thanking them for co-sponsoring H.R. 4722.

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