This week President Trump released his first full budget proposal, and it would be devastating for people who ride transit, bike and walk in the Chicago region.
These cuts were first put on the table in the administration's budget blueprint released in March, but now they're officially part of the White House's budget proposal.
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The president wants to eliminate funding for the popular TIGER grant program, which has funded a number of local projects, including the Lakefront Trail bridges at 35th and 41st Streets, upgrades at the 95th Street Terminal, and new bridges and tracks for Metra trains.
President Trump also proposes eliminating the New Starts program, which cities rely on to build new...