Vice President Joe Biden pushes mass transit spending

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Transcript

Instead of spending his Earth day out in the wilderness, Vice President Joe Biden held an event at a bus depot in Maryland. He was announcing a plan to spend $300 million in stimulus funding for clean-fuel buses. While the money for this program was buried in the stimulus plan, Vice President Biden was seemingly excited to introduce the green mass transit program to the crowd in Maryland. The event marks the second time in one week that the Obama administration brought transit policy to the fore. We speak to Takeaway correspondent Andrea Bernstein to see "Amtrak Joe's" emerging portfolio.

If you weren't in Landover, Maryland yesterday, you can watch Vice President Biden's speech below.

Guests:

Andrea Bernstein

Hosted by:

Katherine Lanpher

Contributors:

Jim Colgan

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