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253 House Members Sign Letter Seeking Long-Term Fix to Highway Trust Fund

June 19, 2017 - in Featured, Transportation

More than half of all House members, including majorities from both political parties, told the chamber's chief tax writers they want to come up with a way to head off the future insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund. While their letter did not specifically…

Industry Groups Urge Budget Committees to Take Actions to Help Stabilize Trust Fund

April 24, 2017 - in Financial, News

A coalition of 34 national business, labor and transportation industry groups – including the American Association of State Highway and Transportation…

AASHTO President Details Funding Crisis in Statements Sent to Congress

June 17, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

WASHINGTON D.C.—Two key congressional committees today received statements for the record detailing the critical condition of the Highway Trust Fund…

AASHTO Encourages Congress to Fix, Not Patch, the Highway and Transit Funding Crisis

May 26, 2015 - in Design/Engineering, Financial

WASHINGTON—Congress today approved a two-month extension of legislation authorizing the Highway Trust Fund to continue supporting highway and transit projects across the country. The short-term patch ensures current funding will continue. However, with…

ARTBA Launches Digital Media Campaign Urging Congress to Fix Highway Trust Fund

April 22, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2015—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced the launch of a digital media campaign to amplify the voices of the transportation design and construction industry as Congress nears critical deadlines…

Mississippi DOT on Federal Funding Delays Creating Safety Hazards and Halting Progress

March 20, 2015 - in Corporate, Simulation, Transportation

JACKSON, Miss., March 20, 2015—If U.S. Congress does not take action with regard to the Highway Trust Fund, the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) main focus will continue to shift toward system preservation, and the backlog of highway and…

Our Way Forward: AASHTO Education Campaign Highlights Trust Fund’s Long-term Investment Needs

February 25, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2015—As Congress considers how to replenish the Highway Trust Fund, the association representing state transportation agency chiefs is launching a multimedia campaign that calls on lawmakers to “think big” and focus on long-term…