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.
Article reprinted with permission from AASHTO Journal Business, State Leaders Spell Out Stark Impact of Short-term Extensions May 08, 2015 Business groups and state officials pressed Congress early this month to enact a long-term highway and public transit bill before the Highway Trust Fund’s program authority expires May 31, while
Blog by Janet Kavinoky, Originally posted on U.S. Chamber of Commerce website on May 11, 2015 During Infrastructure Week, high-profile speakers did not pulling any punches. They just stated the facts at Monday’s kickoff event in D.C. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden noted the United States is “28th in the world.
The ATM Coalition sent the following letters to the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate today, urging members to vote for H.R. 2353, the “Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015.” May 19, 2015 TO THE MEMBERS OF THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: The Americans for Transportation Mobility (ATM) Coalition,
Less than two weeks before the current law authorizing funding for America’s transportation infrastructure expires, ATM members and other national organizations have released a report that evaluates the current deteriorating conditions, safety and use of America’s rural roads and bridges. The “Rural Connections: Challenges and Opportunities in America’s Heartland” report, released by