ARTBA Bridge Report Released

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) has released its annual bridge report which looks at the condition of bridges across the nation. The report shows 230,000 U.S. bridges are in need of repair and 46,000 are “structurally deficient” and in poor condition as another example of why we can’t wait to invest in our…

The Coalition for Smarter Transportation Expresses Support for the Bi-Partisan ‘America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act’

The Coalition for Smarter Transportation Expresses Support for the Bi-Partisan ‘America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act’ The Bipartisan Reauthorization of the Highway Title Increases Funding for Highway Provisions by 27% and includes numerous provisions that will make our transportation system smarter and more resilient. (Washington, DC) The Coalition for Smarter Transportation (CoaST) issued the following statement of…

Legislative Alert — Tell FTA to Extend the Buy America Waiver for Mini-vans

Legislative Alert: Minivan Buy America Waiver In May 2016, the FTA issued a partial Buy America waiver for the procurement of minivans used in vanpool programs. Specifically, the notice waived steel content requirements.  FTA did, however, require final assembly in the United States. The waiver is limited to contracts entered before September 30, 2019 or…

House Ways & Means Hearing to Hold Hearing on Employee Benefits and Tax Reform

The House Ways & Means Oversight Subcommittee will hold a hearing on “Ending the TCJA Tax on Houses of Worship, Charities, and Nonprofits.” The hearing will take place Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. in room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building. The Committee is inviting stakeholders to submit testimony. Details on testimony submission can…

House Transportation Committee Calls for Policy Input from Stakeholders – Action Alert

The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure is soliciting stakeholder input with regards to the Committee’s work on infrastructure within our jurisdiction this Congress. We encourage all stakeholders to submit policy priorities by email to TIStakeholders@mail.house.gov. The Committee will also be holding a Members’ Day Hearing for all Members of the House of Representatives to highlight…