Topics: Ray Lahood

First House Transportation Hearing Addresses Infrastructure Funding Issues

In the first of a series of Congressional hearings that will lay the groundwork for Congress to draft infrastructure legislation, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Feb. 7 heard from elected officials as well as members of the private sector. Among those who testified were Former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood and UPS Freight President Rich McArdle, who testified on behalf of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Witnesses were pressed to address their positions on various funding options, including whether increasing the motor fuels taxes, tolling or public private partnerships were viable methods for funding the nation’s long-term infrastructure needs. More

Members of Congress, Government Officials Push for Transportation Funding Fix

Members of Congress and former transportation officials are pushing for a long-term funding fix for the Highway Trust Fund. More

ATA Urges DOT to Begin Rulemaking on Electronic Logging

ATA has urged the Department of Transportation (DOT) to start conducting a rulemaking to mandate electronic logging devices. More

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