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
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