Rep. Blumenauer Introduces Highway Funding Bill
Getting America To Work applauds Congressman Blumenauer for continuing his efforts to ensure America’s transportation and infrastructure needs are funded for years to come.
Press Release • Feb 05, 2015
Obama, Congress agree on infrastructure need, if not fix
President Barack Obama and the Republican-controlled Congress agree they need to fix the country’s infrastructure funding problem before the money runs out on May 31. But so far, they’ve found little agreement on how to get there.
McClatchy DC • Jan 20, 2015
Why cities need public transport to be competitive
It’s easy to take it for granted, as we go about our daily lives. But public transport is one of the key ingredients in making our cities both environmentally sustainable and economically competitive.
City Metric • Dec 17, 2014
AASHTO/APTA report: U.S. needs $163 billion annually to fix aging transportation infrastructure
A report released by two national transportation associations yesterday estimated that $163 billion is needed each year over a six-year period to fix the nation's aging surface transportation system.
Progressive Railroading • Dec 09, 2014
Public Transportation Important for Employment
A new study has found that many people in the greater New Haven area depend on public transportation as their only way to get around, which means they must take jobs located along bus lines.
NBC Connecticut • Nov 24, 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