Originally Posted on AAA.com; educational infographic on how Highway Trust Fund works and why it needs fixing also released (WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2015) AAA, the American Trucking Associations and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce delivered a joint letter to Congress today in support of increased transportation funding. Dear Members of
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.
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
I just testified in front of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs— on the need to continue to invest in public transportation through re-authorizing surface transportation funding – and the opportunity couldn’t have come at a better time.