public transit

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 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

Press Release | September 24, 2014
Americans for Transportation Mobility Launches Highway Trust Fund Campaign

WASHINGTON, D.C.—As lawmakers head back to their districts before the midterm elections, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce-led Americans for Transportation Mobility (ATM) coalition today launched a regionally focused, multi-platform ad campaign urging Congress to develop a long-term solution to the Highway Trust Fund (HTF). The print, digital, and high-impact ad

Blog | February 06, 2015
Same Old Thing in World of Surface Transportation

Puxatawny Phil saw his shadow last week – six more weeks of winter if the little critter’s prediction is correct. I think what he was predicting, though, instead of whether the seasons will soon change, may have related to the current, never-ending winter of discontent for anyone who cares about our nation’s surface transportation funding program.