Category Archives: Transportation Funding

ratpag Analyzes – With Grave Concern – the Condition of America’s Trail Infrastructure

“Where was ratpag last week?” you ask. In case you didn’t remember, last Monday was a little federal holiday called, oh, I don’t know – MLK day. “Yes, we do remember and you actually made a post – your most … Continue reading

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Transit Could Save Trillions – With a “T” – By 2050

Um, ratpag’s not entirely sure how legitimate our two sources – the Environment News Source and Sierra Sun Times (found at goldrushcam.com) – used in this post really are…but let’s just go with it and see what we come up with. So … Continue reading

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ratpag Pigs Out On Amtrak Congressional Funding News

Did we say pig out on Amtrak news?  Sorry – we meant pig out on fast food.  ratpag made the wise choice to stop at the Paramus Park Mall in Paramus, NJ in order participate in the coming together of … Continue reading

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Let ratpag Be Your Official Source For High Speed Rail News

Worn out?  Tired of being pressured to sign in and pay for articles posted on the websites of established, respectable news organizations?  Let ratpag be the answer to your problems. Today we have a rundown of a few non-California high … Continue reading

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ratpag Sold Out; Wrote Something For Another Publication

We here at ratpag feel justified in posting a link to a story written by someone at ratpag that, in all honesty, would’ve been posted here anyways as a Failed Submission Friday if it hadn’t been successfully published.  So today’s post … Continue reading

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High-Speed Rail Takes Some Shit; Shows Signs of Progress

The New York Times first released a more blunt headline of “Delays Persist for U.S. High Speed Rail” before before taking it down a notch and going with “$11 Billion Late, High-Speed Rail Is Inching Along.”  We guess that’s less … Continue reading

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Only One Day Left To Fix The Trust Fund!!!

How exciting!  Though there are about 28 days until the Highway Trust Fund is expected to run dry there is only one day until Congress sets off for a hard-earned 5 week vacation.  Kudos on another magnificently orchestrated funding crisis. … Continue reading

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ratpag Opens Its Mailbag to Discuss the Trust Fund and MonkeyParking

It’s been some time since ratpag opened up the old mailbag to see how everyone thinks we’re doing.  That’s a fact. We’re happy to re-open it today by carefully selecting certain topics that easily meet our agenda while allowing us … Continue reading

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National Transportation Funding Still Not Fixed and Due To Run Out; Somehow

It’s been a few weeks since we last discussed the Highway Trust Fund by leaving off with a bit of optimism that just maybe something positive would be done.  Well, despite our best efforts, our optimism seems to have been … Continue reading

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The NYPD Goes After Illegal Swipers and ratpag Celebrates Yosemite’s 150th Anniversary

There are two things ratpag gets a hardon (you might not want to click that) for:  transportation funding and national parks.  So what a day we have today with two articles touching on these topics so near and dear to ratpag’s … Continue reading

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