Topics: Electric Vehicle Charging

U.S. DOT Releases National Strategic Freight Plan

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) released its Congressionally mandated “National Strategic Freight Plan” to inform infrastructure planning and support enhanced efficiency of freight movement. More

Congress Eyes Surface Transportation Extension

With current surface transportation law set to expire Sept. 30, lawmakers in the House and the Senate are eyeing a 12-month extension to the FAST Act. More

NATSO, Donna’s Travel Plaza Thank Congressman Larsen for Commitment to Local Business

NATSO, Donna’s Travel Plaza Thank Congressman Larsen for Commitment to Local Business

NATSO, representing the nation’s truckstops and travel plazas, and Donna’s Travel Plaza today thanked U.S. Congressman Rick Larsen, (D-Wash.) for visiting its Tulalip, Wash., location to learn about the extensive measures taken by the truckstop and travel plaza industry to safeguard employees and customers amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as to learn more about travel center companies' investments in electric vehicle charging infrastructure. More

House Takes Up Infrastructure Bill

The White House said June 29 it would veto the $1.5 trillion infrastructure package known as The Moving Forward Act that the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to take up today, saying that H.R. 2 is biased against rural America, debt-financed and full of wasteful ‘Green New Deal’ initiatives. More

House T&I Committee Advances INVEST in America Act; Republicans Introduce Separate Bill

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee advanced by voice vote a $500 billion surface transportation reauthorization known as the Invest in America Act (H.R. 2) late June 18 after a marathon markup that lasted two days. More

Fuel Retailers, Truckstops and Travel Plazas Oppose House Committee Surface Transportation Bill, 'INVEST In America Act'

Fuel Retailers, Truckstops and Travel Plazas Oppose House Committee Surface Transportation Bill, 'INVEST In America Act'

NATSO, representing the nation’s truckstops and travel plazas, the National Association of Convenience Stores and the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America, today encouraged members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to oppose the INVEST in America Act. More

Amendment to House Highway Reauthorization Legislation Threatens Businesses, Discourages Private Sector Investment in EV Charging

A broad coalition of industry and government organizations today urged Members of Congress to oppose an amendment to the highway reauthorization bill that the House Transportation Committee is considering on June 17. The amendment would allow electric vehicle charging stations at interstate rest areas, undermining the current prohibition on the sale of goods and services to motorists at rest areas and hurting existing businesses and local governments. More

NATSO Analysis: House Transportation Committee Draft Reauthorization Legislation Members Only Join or Login

House Transportation Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) introduced a highway reauthorization bill June 3 (INVEST in America Act) that will be subject of much attention and advocacy efforts in the weeks ahead. More

House to Release Draft Highway Bill

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is expected to release its draft highway reauthorization bill this week. The legislation will provide $494 billion in funding over a period of five years for highway, transit, safety, and research programs, a 46 percent increase over current investment levels. More

Community, Business Leaders Urge Congress to Support Private Investment in EV Charging Infrastructure as House Committee Prepares to Unveil Transportation Bill

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