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Background | February 21, 2014
Video: Transportation Secretary: “The Wolf is at the Door”

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has simple message for the business community: put pressure on members of Congress to make much-needed investments in the nation’s deteriorating transportation infrastructure. Speaking at the Let’s Rebuild America’s second annual Infrastructure Intersection Summit at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Foxx said that “the United

Press Release | March 06, 2014
Americans for Transportation Mobility Coalition Statement on President Obama’s and Chairman Camp’s Acknowledgements of HTF Problem

WASHINGTON, D.C. —The Americans for Transportation Mobility (ATM) Coalition today issued the following statement: “The ATM Coalition appreciates that President Obama and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp recognize that maintaining federal spending on roads, bridges, and public transportation projects is critical to the nation’s economy. We are also

Press Release | April 10, 2014
Americans for Transportation Mobility Statement on Transportation and Infrastructure Spending Challenges

WASHINGTON, D.C. —The Americans for Transportation Mobility (ATM) Coalition today issued the following statement: “The House FY 2015 budget resolution highlights the stark reality of the federal Highway Trust Fund and the transportation and infrastructure funding challenge before Congress and the administration. “In short, without congressional action to identify revenues

Background | June 04, 2014
Blog: 10 Myths About the Highway Trust Fund

Crossposted from the American Society of Civil Engineers blog. 1. The Highway Trust Fund is Running Out of Money Because We Waste Money Thanks to the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA), first passed in 1991, transportation projects are planned, developed and executed efficiently while utilizing innovation. Grades in the Report Card prove that when

Background | July 03, 2014
Blog: What is the Highway Trust Fund and Why Should You Care About it?

We rely on major highways to transport people, goods and services across the country. The Highway Trust Fund (HTF) finances necessary construction for the nation’s interstate highway and public transit systems.  It is the primary source of funding for state projects that improve and maintain transportation. And, it’s been in the news a lot lately. So

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