An overview of what’s at stake on Capitol Hill. The next Congress will be responsible for advancing a surface transportation reauthorization bill and further responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.
See where the president and former vice president stand on transportation infrastructure investment and policy issues.
The House Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Committee June 18 approved a five-year, $494 billion reauthorization of the federal surface transportation program. The Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act (INVEST) Act would increase highway and public transportation investment by 42 and 72 percent respectively.
A long-term federal transportation infrastructure investment bill will help drive the nation’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, ARTBA Chairman Steve McGough June 4 testified before the Senate Environment & Public Works (EPW) Committee.
The proposal includes details for a 10-year, $810 billion highway and transit program reauthorization proposal as well as $190 billion in one-time infrastructure spending primarily focused on surface transportation investments.
ARTBA’s summary analysis of the Senate’s America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act (ATIA) highway reauthorization bill.
ARTBA’s “Project 2019 Reauthorization Task Force,” comprised of 26 volunteer leaders from all eight membership divisions, developed the industry’s legislative blueprint for the next highway and transit bill. The thoughtful and comprehensive 32-page report was unanimously approved by the ARTBA Board in May 2019.