Congress Would Rather You Drive to Work Than Take Public Transit
Commuter tax benefits favor drivers over people using public transit but that could change in the Lame Duck session.
Washington Post • Nov 17, 2014
5 Things Congress Should Do by Year's End: Our View
With the next election two years off and more than 60 departing lawmakers not having to face voters again, this is the perfect time to increase the tax from the current 18.4-cents-a-gallon to an inflation-adjusted 30.3 cents.
USA Today • Nov 17, 2014
Mass Transit Advocates Seek Tax Break Parity
Unless Congress takes action in the lame-duck session, commuters who use mass transit and van pools will continue to get a smaller tax break than the one available to drivers who get a tax break for employer-provided parking.
Roll Call • Nov 12, 2014
Conference Of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) Joins Getting America To Work
Getting America to Work announced today that the Conference Of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) has joined its growing coalition.
Press Release • Oct 24, 2014
Congress Should Fix the Gas Tax
Even in this age of partisanship, prominent members of both parties agree that they should be able to work out a better system. It’s about time that happened.
Washington Post • Oct 03, 2014
It’s Time to Build Roads to Prosperity, Literally, IMF Says
Especially for advanced economies, infrastructure investment “is one of the few remaining policy levers available to support growth, given already accommodative monetary policy..."
Wall Street Journal • Sep 30, 2014
House Votes on Bill to Fund Transit, National Coalition Calls for Longer Term Solution
Washington D.C. (July 15, 2014) - The House today voted on a bill to fix the Highway Trust Fund shortfall by raising $11 billion to continue funding the current federal transportation law, MAP-21, to May 2015.
Press Release • Jul 17, 2014