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
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.
By Janet Kavinoky With less than two weeks to go until the current MAP-21 extension runs out, the Americans for Transportation Mobility (ATM) coalition is crying foul on the extremist forces whose legions are busily spreading misinformation and ultimately espousing policy that is bad for American consumers and businesses. These
This week there were two hearings on the future of federal funding for roads, bridges, and public transportation. The focus of the hearings should have been on why it is absolutely essential for Congress to act on a long-term, fully funded bill to reauthorize highway, transit, and highway safety programs. The Chamber and the Americans for Transportation Mobility Coalition have laid out its case in a new publication that you can download here.