transportation

Background | April 24, 2014
Blog: Highway Trust Fund 101: What You Need to Know

The Highway Trust Fund is set to become insolvent this summer, creating exponential negative consequences for our economy. What? When? Why? Find out how it can be fixed and what you can do to help. What is the Highway Trust Fund? The Highway Trust Fund is how Congress provides federal

Background | June 04, 2014
Blog: 10 Myths About the Highway Trust Fund

Crossposted from the American Society of Civil Engineers blog. 1. The Highway Trust Fund is Running Out of Money Because We Waste Money Thanks to the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA), first passed in 1991, transportation projects are planned, developed and executed efficiently while utilizing innovation. Grades in the Report Card prove that when

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 04, 2014
Op-Ed: Let’s Pave the Way for Infrastructure Funding

National leaders have the opportunity to strengthen our investment in America’s infrastructure system, boosting our economy and sharpening our competitive edge along the way. They’ve already taken a step in the right direction by temporarily replenishing one of the most crucial sources of federal funding, the Highway Trust Fund. But

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