SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is sponsoring legislation to increase oversight on cost effective methods to utilize state and federal dollars for the improvement of Illinois’ public transportation networks.
“It is clear that certain areas within our transportation infrastructure are lacking and in need of rehabilitation and development, particularly as it relates to safety,” Moylan said. “We need to do more to meet the demands of Illinoisans using our roadways, including cyclists and pedestrians who are often overlooked in these efforts.”
Moylan’s Senate Bill 2144 would create the Complete Streets Advisory Board, which would be tasked with working in consultation with the Department of Transportation (IDOT) to submit an annual report to the General Assembly. The report is intended to brief lawmakers and other stakeholders on effective ways to use state and federal funds to invest in modernizing statewide transportation projects.
“We need to continue exploring proposals which will help us make informed policy decisions on public transportation for all Illinoisans,” Moylan said. “Improving safety and access should be our number one priority.”
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Springfield, IL 62706
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