infrastructure

Press Release | June 29, 2015
Transportation funds key to healthy economy, U.S. Chamber exec says in Dallas

Reposted from http://www.dallasnews.com/news/transportation/20150624-transportation-funds-key-to-healthy-economy-u.s.-chamber-exec-says-in-dallas.ece   By BRANDON FORMBY bformby AT dallasnews DOT com, Transportation Writer Published: 24 June 2015 10:41 PM / Updated: 24 June 2015 10:55 PM After Congress’ continued failure to fully fund the nation’s infrastructure needs, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s transportation chief hopes a bill passed by a Senate committee Wednesday is

Background | June 30, 2015
Blog | June 30, 2015
Blog: A Clarion Call for American Independence from Short-Term Extensions

Here we are again: Similar to Memorial Day, AAA is predicting a record number of travelers around the July 4th holiday. The nation’s auto club – which sees eye to eye with the ATM Coalition on the need to progress the country’s transportation infrastructure – estimates nearly 42 million Americans

Press Release | July 01, 2015
U.S. Chamber Releases Podcast: Why You’re Stuck In Traffic And What It’s Costing You

We all know what it’s like to be in traffic, but what is it costing you and your business? ATM Coalition Vice President Janet Kavinoky discusses the impact of our failing infrastructure – from vehicle repairs to shipping delays – and the opportunities that come from increased investment (read: job creation

Press Release | July 01, 2015
LiUNA op-ed: Think passing a highway bill is hard? Try building a highway

Republished from The Hill By Terry O’Sullivan Each day thousands of construction laborers go to work — and thousands more want to — building the critical transportation infrastructure of our country. It is grueling physical work, often performed in the worst of heat, the dampest of rain and the most penetrating

Background | July 11, 2015
Blog | July 11, 2015
Blog: Putting the Facts Front and Center – Again

The myth machine run by anti-highway trust fund politicos is really relentless. I’ve written about it before (see “Let’s Fill Up on the Gas Tax Facts”), mutter about it under my breath every time I see another article generated by it. Just this past week, the machine published an opinion

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