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There are 13 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Transportation Funding".

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1. ACEC Statement: America’s Engineers Applaud Approval of the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act
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2. Senate EPW Committee Releases Five-Year $287 Billion Surface Transportation Bill

The America's Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019 (ATIA), released by the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee today, authorizes $287 billion in surface transportation investments over five years. The proposed bill would increase current funding by 27 percent.

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3. Engineering Influence Podcast: ACEC's Government Affairs Update

In this episode of the Engineering Influence podcast ACEC's Senior Vice President for Advocacy and External Affairs Steve Hall and Senior Director for Transportation Matt Reiffer discuss the upcoming Senate Environment and Public Works Committee markup of the America's Transportation Infrastructure Act, as well as the current status of water related infrastructure bills in Congress. 

Tags: Podcast, Transportation Funding, Water
4. Senate EPW Committee Plans to Release Five-Year Highway Bill Before August Recess

Leadership of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee have announced they will unveil a new five-year survface transportation bill before Congress takes its August recess.

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5. Senate EPW Leaders Call for FAST Act Rescission Repeal

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Chair John Barrasso (R-WY) and Ranking Member Tom Carper (D-DE) joined the call to repeal the rescission of $7.6 billion in federal highway program funding on July 1, 2020.  ACEC has been working with AASHTO and dozens of other transportation stakeholders to eliminate the rescission in the context of any upcoming spending or budget deal.

Tags: Transportation Funding
6. ACEC/Illinois to Use Minuteman Fund Grant to Pass Sustainable Transportation Funding

ACEC/Illinois has been awarded an ACEC Minuteman Fund grant for a comprehensive advocacy campaign to win sustainable transportation funding.

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7. Upgrading of Deficient Bridges at Slowest Pace in Five Years

The number of structurally deficient bridges across the country declined last year to 47,052, but according to analysis by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association, the pace of repair has slowed to the slowest point in the past five years.

Tags: Transportation Funding
8. ACEC Calls on Congress to Invest in America’s Airports

Infrastructure Push an Opportunity to Increase AIP Funding and Remove PFC Cap

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9. Report Finds that $232 Billion in Needed Public Transit Investment Would Yield $928 Billion in Economic Activity

A report by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has identified at least $232 billion in critical public transportation investments. APTA estimates that making that investment over ten years would result in $928 billion in economic activity over a 20-year period.

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10. 37 States Have Introduced 185 Bills in 2019 to Boost Transportation Funding

States continue to take the lead in transportation investment, with 37 states introducing 185 bills in the first two months of the year to boost transportation funding, according to a report by the Transportation Investment Advocacy Center. In 2018, 40 states considered 214 transportation measures, with 19 states passing 27 bills.

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