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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...




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 UBIT Repealed in Tax Extenders Bill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income tax (UBIT) on the value of transportation fringe benefits provided by exempt (nonprofit) organizations has been repealed.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...




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...




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...




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....




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...




12/10/2019

Congestion Challenges Featured in Boston Globe Spotlight Series
Public Policy


Last month, the Boston Globe Spotlight Team investigated the city’s traffic – the worst in the United States according to the INRIX 2018 Global Traffic Scorecard—and sought to answer the questions “Who is to blame?” and “Can anything be done?”



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...




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...



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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