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11/17/2020

What We Know About The Biden-Harris Transportation Plan
Public Policy


The Association for Commuter Transportation congratulates former Vice President Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on their election as the next President and...



01/12/2021

What a Blue Senate Means for Transportation & Infrastructure
Public Policy


With Democrats winning both of Georgia’s Senate seats Wednesday, the Senate’s control will shift to Democrats under the 50-50 split, with...



02/09/2021

USDOT Staff Appointments
Public Policy


In addition to the confirmation of Secretary Buttigieg, the Biden Administration has appointed dozens of individuals within positions of leadership at US DOT. These individuals will...



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...



11/17/2020

Updates on Telework Double Taxation
Public Policy


A few months ago, ACT published a piece on double taxation on teleworkers in certain states with convenience rules—where a worker is...



10/13/2020

Updates on Coronavirus Relief Packages
Public Policy


Coronavirus relief negotiations have not progressed despite a bipartisan consensus that a subsequent...



12/17/2019

UBIT Repeal Included in Tax Extenders Package
Public Policy


After two years of advocacy from ACT and other organizations, we have had a major breakthrough in our efforts to repeal the Unrelated Business Income Tax on exempt organizations, with the inclusion of the repeal language in the year-end tax extenders legislation...



09/14/2021

TDM Within Senate Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act
Public Policy


In August, a bipartisan group of 69 senators passed the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA), which includes $550 billion in new infrastructure spending...



01/14/2020

Success! UBIT Repealed in Tax Extenders Bill
Public Policy


After nearly two years of advocacy from ACT and other organizations, the unrelated business income tax (UBIT) on the value of transportation fringe benefits provided by exempt (nonprofit) organizations has been repealed.  The repeal was included in...



11/17/2020

Some Big Wins for Local Transportation on Election Day
Public Policy


There were a lot of important measures and issues for commuters on ballots across the country, focused on transportation funding sources & transit projects...








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