A tweet fest, recently led by House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster and U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx sought to give America a chance to weigh in on the need for a solution to fund America’s crumbling highways and transit systems.
(Originally posted at https://www.uschamber.com/blog/congressional-recess-chorus-tell-your-lawmakers-why-federal-highways-transit-matter) By Janet Kavinoky, Vice President, Americans for Transportation Mobility Coalition & Executive Director, Transportation & Infrastructure at U.S. Chamber of Commerce The U.S. House of Representatives is on recess this week, and most members have gone back to their districts to hear what’s on their constituents’
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.
(Originally posted at https://www.uschamber.com/blog/five-step-revenue-road-map-fund-america-s-highways-transit-systems) By Janet Kavinoky, Vice President, Americans for Transportation Mobility Coalition & Executive Director, Transportation & Infrastructure at U.S. Chamber of Commerce Members of Congress are running out of time to reauthorize MAP-21, the legislation that funds America’s highway and public transit systems that expires on May
By Janet Kavinoky With less than two weeks to go until the current MAP-21 extension runs out, the Americans for Transportation Mobility (ATM) coalition is crying foul on the extremist forces whose legions are busily spreading misinformation and ultimately espousing policy that is bad for American consumers and businesses. These