OMT One Man's Trash...from Norman Leahy



Monday, September 25, 2006 :::
 

Bye-Bye Byrdie

The inestimable Not Buck at Richmond War Room gives us a peek at the House Republican's transportation plans:

The absolute and total end of the Byrd Road legacy
No more secondary streets to be taken into the system past 2006.
Urban Service Districts for streets
Maryland and Tennessee style smart-growth laws.

Impressive. Most impressive. Bringing an end to the Byrd system alone is a major step forward. How will the pro-tax caucus take the news? If
this is any indication, not very well.

Keep all sharp objects away from Scott Leake for the next 72 hours!



::: posted by Norman Leahy at 9/25/2006 3 comments





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