Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Release: Transportation for America on Republicans’ second infrastructure proposal

Statement from Transportation for America director Beth Osborne on the Republicans’ second infrastructure proposal  “We’re disappointed to see Republicans—again—fail to provide any real infrastructure policy...

Release: Transportation for America on the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act of 2021

“It would have been better if they passed nothing” A statement from Transportation for America director Beth Osborne on the surface transportation reauthorization bill passed...

Statement on the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act of 2021

A statement from Transportation for America director Beth Osborne on the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act of 2021 released this weekend by the Senate Environment...

Statement on Surface Transportation Board’s expanded capacity

A statement from Transportation for America chairman and former mayor of Meridian, MS, John Robert Smith, on the Surface Transportation Board (STB)’s recently expanded...

Release: Over 100 elected officials, cities, and organizations support $39.3 billion for transit

Over 100 elected officials, cities and organizations urge Congress to provide $39.3 billion in emergency funding for public transportation to preserve transit service through...

RELEASE: The emergency funding for transit and Amtrak is good but not enough

Late Monday evening, Congress passed appropriations for fiscal year 2021 that included $908 billion in a supplemental COVID-19 relief package. Transportation for America and...

Over 160 elected officials and organizations support fundamental changes to the federal transportation program

Over 160 elected officials and organizations urge Congress to prioritize maintenance, safety over speed, and access to jobs and services in the next long-term...

Transportation for America’s statement on Pete Buttigieg as Transportation Secretary nominee

Former South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg has just been picked as President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee for Secretary of Transportation. Here is a statement from...

Over 30 members of Congress support equal funding for public transit and highways in...

WASHINGTON, DC: Today, 30 members of Congress joined Representatives Jesús G. “Chuy” García (IL-4), Ayanna Pressley (MA-7), and Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) in a groundbreaking...

Statement on the sudden passing of TTD president Larry Willis

The following is a statement from Transportation for America’s director Beth Osborne on the death of Larry Willis, president of the Transportation Trades Department,...

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