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Blog | February 14, 2015
America’s Transportation System Needs More than Love

According to John, Paul, George and Ringo – All you need is love; love is all you need. And Charles M Schultz of The Peanuts Fame took it a bit further when he said, “All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt."

Background | February 19, 2015
Let’s Fill Up on Gas Tax Facts

(Originally posted at https://www.uschamber.com/blog/let-s-fill-gas-tax-facts) By Janet Kavinoky, Vice President, Americans for Transportation Mobility Coalition & Executive Director, Transportation & Infrastructure at U.S. Chamber of Commerce A recent Wall Street Journal op-ed by Carly Fiorina and Penny Nancy about the gas tax was eloquent but false. The average motorist currently pays $7.50 per month

Blog | April 08, 2015
A Five-Step Revenue Road Map to Fund America’s Highways, Transit Systems

Members of Congress are running out of time to reauthorize MAP-21, the legislation that funds America's highway and transit systems that expires on May 31. As lawmakers return from recess to (hopefully) address this critical need, there are five things they need to focus on to make things work.

Press Release | April 23, 2015
ATM Member Kavinoky Testifies on Value of Transit for Business, Communities

The following blog post was originally published on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce website on April 23, 2015 By Janet Kavinoky Timing is everything – especially when time is running short. I testified Thursday in front of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs on the need to

Press Release | May 08, 2015
ATM Members Kavinoky, Yaksich to Congress: Short-Term Extensions Hurt Everyone, Everywhere

Article reprinted with permission from AASHTO Journal Business, State Leaders Spell Out Stark Impact of Short-term Extensions May 08, 2015 Business groups and state officials pressed Congress early this month to enact a long-term highway and public transit bill before the Highway Trust Fund’s program authority expires May 31, while

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