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
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
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
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
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.