Christopher came across this today and it is quite interesting. Might I say, refreshing? To at least hear these to behemoth agencies talking like this makes me feel like something good should come of it.Oh, but wait, it is HUD and DOT. Have I gone to bizarro land?
WASHINGTON - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan and U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood today announced a new partnership to help American families gain better access to affordable housing, more transportation options, and lower transportation costs. The average working American family spends nearly 60 percent of its budget on housing and transportation costs, making these two areas the largest expenses for American families. Donovan and LaHood want to seek ways to cut these costs by focusing their efforts on creating affordable, sustainable communities.
Read the rest of the press release here.
Lets hope this actually comes to something! - RC