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07/07/2020

Sen. Markey & Rep. Pressley Introduce Fare-Free Transit Legislation
Public Policy


Public transit is an essential public good, something that has become even more evident during the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing essential workers to continue to get to...




06/04/2020

US House Introduces INVEST in America Act
Public Policy


Yesterday, the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure released the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act. The INVEST in America Act, enables the...




05/12/2020

ACT Welcomes Introduction of Historic Transportation Demand Management Legislation
Public Policy


“MORE Through TDM” Bill Will Establish TDM as Part of Federal Transportation Planning Process, Provide Funding for State Plans and New University Transportation Center...



04/16/2020

Contact Your Member of Congress to Support ACT's MORE Through TDM Legislation
Public Policy


After nearly a year of advocacy and outreach, ACT's proposed Federal TDM legislation is about to be introduced in the House of Representatives with Congressman Dan Lipinski of Illinois as the lead sponsor.  This is a huge success for...




04/14/2020

Chairman Peter DeFazio Gives ACT Members an Update on Infrastructure
Public Policy


Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, joined ACT’s April Public Policy Briefing to deliver...




04/14/2020

Congressman Price Delivers Stimulus Update to ACT Members
Public Policy


Representative David Price (D-NC) joined ACT’s Public Policy Briefing Call to deliver an update from Washington DC to ACT members.  Congressman Price serves North Carolina’s 4th district, home to...




03/10/2020

ACT Requests TDM Language Within Appropriations Bill
Public Policy


As the House appropriators begin developing spending priorities for FY 2021, ACT has begun reaching out directly to Congressional offices serving on the Transportation Housing & Urban Development Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee, urging them to prioritize...




02/20/2020

Contact Your Member of Congress to Support ACT's MORE Through TDM Legislation
Public Policy


After nearly a year of advocacy and outreach, ACT's proposed federal TDM legislation is about to be introduced in the House of Representatives with Congressman Dan Lipinski of Illinois as the lead sponsor....




02/10/2020

President Announces $1 Trillion Infrastructure Budget
Public Policy


President Trump’s budget proposal for 2021 includes $1 trillion dollars over a decade for infrastructure—a significant...




01/30/2020

ACT Welcomes House Democrats' Infrastructure Proposal
Public Policy


The Association for Commuter Transportation today applauded the release by three U.S. House of Representatives committee chairmen of the framework for a massive, $760 billion five-year investment in infrastructure, primarily to address...







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