Members of Congress are running out of time to re-authorize MAP-21, the legislation that funds America’s highway and transit systems before it expires on May 31, and as they come back from recess and (hopefully) shift their focus to this significant need, there are five things they need to focus on to make it work.
A recent Wall Street Journal op-ed by Carly Fiorina and Penny Nancy about the gas tax was eloquent but false.
By Janet Kavinoky, Vice President, Americans for Transportation Mobility Coalition & Executive Director, Transportation & Infrastructure at U.S. Chamber of Commerce This week there were two hearings on the future of federal funding for roads, bridges, and public transportation. The focus of the hearings should have been on why it
Contact: Erica Flint, (202) 463-5464 June 18, 2015 — WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Americans for Transportation Mobility (ATM) Coalition leaders reacted to Congressional hearings held by the House Ways & Means and Senate Finance Committees on federal Highway Trust Fund funding options with cautious optimism. Although none of the coalition members were invited to
This week there were two hearings on the future of federal funding for roads, bridges, and public transportation. The focus of the hearings should have been on why it is absolutely essential for Congress to act on a long-term, fully funded bill to reauthorize highway, transit, and highway safety programs. The Chamber and the Americans for Transportation Mobility Coalition have laid out its case in a new publication that you can download here.