Bill H.3882 Passes Masssachusetts State Senate
What is Bill H.3882?
It's a $1.9B transportation bill for infrastructure improvements which was approved (roll call) by the Massachusetts State Senate on March 17, 2014.
Why is this relevant to the Groveland Community Trail?
The bill commits (over the next 5 years) $377M for bike & multi-use trail projects like the Groveland Community Trail, and is a great example of the Commonwealth's growing committment to funding these types of projects.
You can read the entire Bill H.3882 here or download a PDF here.
One relevant point for context:
SECTION 2A. "For the design, construction and repair of, or improvements to, non-federally-aided roadway and bridge projects and for the nonparticipating portion of federally-aided projects ...."
"provided further, that $377,255,000 shall be expended for the design, construction and repair of, or improvements to, pedestrian, bicycle and multi-use pathways ..."