Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to Speak at National Press Club
WASHINGTON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Conference of Mayors to release a new survey of its membership focused on metropolitan transportation investments. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed will speak at a National Press Club Newsmakers press conference at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 3, 2011 in the National Press Building, 529 14th St., NW, Washington, D.C. Two-thirds of U.S. residents live in metropolitan areas, home to the highest numbers of unemployed, the nation's worst traffic jams, and its oldest roads, bridges and transit systems. But far less than two-thirds of federal transportation funds are allocated to cities and metropolitan areas.