highway trust fund

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

Background | July 25, 2014
Report: The Highway Trust Fund Cliff: Its Impact on Public Transportation

APTA recently conducted a survey asking public transit agencies about the situation surrounding the impending reduction in payments from the Mass Transit Account of the Highway Trust Fund. Sixty APTA transit agency members responded to the survey between May and July. Nearly all of the responses were gathered before USDOT sent

Background | August 04, 2014
Op-Ed: Let’s Pave the Way for Infrastructure Funding

National leaders have the opportunity to strengthen our investment in America’s infrastructure system, boosting our economy and sharpening our competitive edge along the way. They’ve already taken a step in the right direction by temporarily replenishing one of the most crucial sources of federal funding, the Highway Trust Fund. But

Background | August 05, 2014
Video: The Highway Trust Fund Deserves More Than a Patch

Attention on the Highway Trust Fund seems to have waned since Congress passed a 10-month funding patch in July. However, May will be here before we know it.

Background | August 06, 2014
Video: Congress Must Fix the Highway Trust Fund

The Highway Trust Fund — our federal funding for roads, bridges, and public transit systems — is on course to become insolvent by May 2015, jeopardizing America’s infrastructure and its economy. Congress should fix this problem now, not later. Tell Congress to get to work