Tax benefits for mass transit commuters set to drop
To the many items that Congress neglected to address before wrapping up its year, add another: tax benefits for millions of Americans who rely on mass transit for their commutes.
The Washington Post • Dec 26, 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
Virginia Railway Express CEO Doug Allen Named to Getting America to Work Advisory Board
Washington D.C. (June 2, 2014) - Virginia Railway Express (VRE) CEO Doug Allen has joined the Advisory Board of the Getting America to Work (GATW) coalition.
Press Release • Jun 02, 2014
Transit Advocates Won’t be Caught Napping as Highway Bill Advances
Public transit advocates were blindsided when House Republicans introduced a five-year highway bill two years ago that proposed eliminating the Highway Trust Fund’s transit account.
CQ Roll Call • Apr 07, 2014
Getting America to Work Applauds Senate Decision on Transit Parity Legislation
Senate Finance Committee Leadership includes Transit Benefit Provision in Draft Tax Extenders Bill
Press Release • Apr 01, 2014
Transportation Industry Leaders Join Forces at DC Conference in Advance of Critical Funding Deadline
Washington, D.C. (March 10, 2014) – Transportation industry leaders and agencies from across the country met at the annual APTA conference in Washington, D.C. today to discuss the dire state of transportation infrastructure...
Press Release • Mar 10, 2014
Congresswoman Duckworth Calls for Transit Benefits to be Restored in Schaumburg
Washington DC (January 24, 2014) - Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) met with commuters at the Schaumburg Metra station to raise awareness about the transit tax benefits that were cut on January 1st.
Press Release • Jan 27, 2014