Topics: Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Fuel Retailers Best Suited to Eliminate EV Range Anxiety

NATSO on Jan. 28 said harnessing the existing nationwide network of established refueling locations is the fastest, most cost-effective way to eliminate EV range anxiety in comments filed with the Biden Administration. Responding to a request for information from the Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration, NATSO urged U.S. DOT to work with consumer behaviors rather than against them as electric vehicle drivers will expect a seamless and predictable fueling experience not unlike what drivers of gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles experience today. The comments were filed to inform the development of guidance for state DOTs as they deploy funds from the National Electric Vehicle Formula Program and the Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Program enacted under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.  More

Grant Opportunities Available for Electric Vehicle Charging

Grant Opportunities Available for Electric Vehicle Charging

The bipartisan Infrastructure investment and Jobs Acts enacted in late 2021 includes two different grant programs for electric vehicle charging and other alternative fuel infrastructure (natural gas, hydrogen and propane). Most of the $7.5 billion available is expected to go toward EV charging stations. Any business interested in learning more about these grant opportunities should contact its state department of transportation as soon as possible to express interest and get a sense of how the department intends to distribute the grant dollars.    More

NATSO Analysis: Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

NATSO Analysis: Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Members Only Join or Login

The House on Nov. 5 approved the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, sending the bill to President Biden for his signature and clearing the way for a multi-year extension of highway programs and approximately $550 billion in new spending on highway and other projects.  Combined with routine infrastructure spending through reauthorizing existing highway programs, the measure secures approximately $1.2 trillion in funding over five years.  (The Senate passed the legislation in early August by a vote of 69-30. Following is a NATSO members only deep-dive into the policies of the IIJA and how they differ from the reconciliation bill. More

House Extends Surface Transportation Reauthorization

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House Scheduled to Vote on Infrastructure Today

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Peter DeFazio said that Democrats will have a ‘plan B’ to ensure that highway and transit authorization programs do not lapse today if lawmakers fail to pass the infrastructure bill.  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) reaffirmed her plan to bring the bipartisan infrastructure bill, known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, to the House floor today. The IIJA contains a reauthorization of surface transportation law, which also is set to expire today.  More

Fuel Retailers Urge Congress to Support Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

Fuel Retailers Urge Congress to Support Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

NATSO along with SIGMA: America’s Leading Fuel Marketers urged Members of Congress to support the bipartisan infrastructure bill, which lays the groundwork for private sector investment in the future of transportation energy. More

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