Endorsed Legislation

Proposed legislation at the Federal and State level, endorsed by ACT

117th Congress

HR 2514 - Mobility Options, Resiliency, and Efficienty through Transportation Demand Management Act (MORE Through TDM Act)  

Sponsor: Rep. Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, (D-IL-4)

Why Important to ACT: The MORE Through TDM Act was developed with input from ACT.  The legislation includes the codification of a definition of TDM and TDM Strategies; the development of a new TDM program; and the creation of a University Transportation Center focused on TDM.

Documents: ACT Info SheetRep. Garcia Press Release

Status: Introduced

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HR 8555 - Parking Cash Out Bill

Sponsor: Rep. Earl Blumenauer, (D-OR-3)

Why Important to ACT: This legislation would stipulate that a parking benefit is not a qualified parking fringe benefit unless an employer offers employees the option to receive an equivalent cash benefit or alternative tax-exempt benefit in lieu of the parking benefit.

Status: Introduced

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HR 7900 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2023

Sponsor: Rep. Adam Smith, (D-WA-9)

Why Important to ACT: ACT was able to work closely with members of the Armed Services Committee to introduce ACT's endorsed definition of TDM as an Amendment within the NDAA.  This would codify the definition of TDM at the federal level.

Status: Passed in House

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HR 5376 - Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

Sponsor: Rep. John Yarmuth, (D-KY-3)

Why Important to ACT: This legislation represents the country's greatest action and largest investment in combatting climate change.  The legislation provides new tax credits for the purchase of commercial clean vehicles, including buses; provides $27 billion for a Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund; and provides $3.2 billion to establish a Neighborhood Access and Equity Grant program, whose funds can be used to improve walkability, safety, and affordable transportation access.

Status: Became Law

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HR 3684 - Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill) 

Sponsor: Rep. Peter DeFazio, (D-OR-4) 

Why Important to ACT: This legislation represents the country's greatest action and largest investment in combatting climate change.  The legislation provides new tax credits for the purchase of commercial clean vehicles, including buses; provides

Status: Became Law

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HR 385 - Preparing Localities for an Autonomous and Connected Environment Act (PLACE Act)

Sponsor: Rep. Earl Blumenauer, (D-OR-3)

Status: Introduced

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S 431 - Generating Resilient, Environmentally Exceptional National Streets Act (GREEN Streets Act)

Sponsor: Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA)

Status: Introduced

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HR 384 - Bicycle Commuter Act of 2021

Sponsor: Rep. Earl Blumenauer, (D-OR-3)

Status: Introduced

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