The following article was originally published on the National Sand, Stone & Gravel Association (NSSGA) website HOUSE PASSES 2-MONTH HIGHWAY EXTENSION; SENATE EXPECTED TO FOLLOW SUIT Last night, on a vote of 387 to 35, the U.S. House passed a two-month highway policy patch that will extend the program until
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has issued a Memorial Day Challenge to the transportation community and all Americans, through a video featuring ARTBA President Pete Ruane: “Don’t let up; keep the pressure on. If you’re going to a Memorial Day parade or event…there’s a good chance your member
Washington, DC — May 20, 2015 — As Congress appears set to pass yet another short-term extension to keep the Highway Trust Fund barely afloat through mid-summer, the Americans for Transportation Mobility (ATM) Coalition has released a set of resources to ensure the facts are front and center throughout Congressional deliberations.
(Originally posted at https://www.uschamber.com/blog/memorial-day-forecast-heavy-traffic-deteriorating-infrastructure) By Janet Kavinoky, Vice President, Americans for Transportation Mobility Coalition & Executive Director, Transportation & Infrastructure at U.S. Chamber of Commerce Ready to hit the road this weekend? So is everyone else. AAA is forecasting that 33 million Americans will travel by car this long weekend,
Originally posted at uschamber.com WASHINGTON, D.C.– U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today regarding Senate passage of H.R. 2353, the “Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015:” “While we recognize that passing a short-term extension of the Highway Trust Fund through July was a