Topic : Building America's Future

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Senate Dems unveil $1 trillion infrastructure plan

Government Issues| March 8, 2018

Funding for the plan would be offset by rolling back two-thirds of the revenue lost in the Republican tax bill by reinstating a top income tax rate of 39.6%, restoring the individual alternative minimum tax, reversing cuts to the estate tax, and raising the corporate income tax from 21% to 25%.

BAF's Rendell calls for more fed transportation investment

Government Issues| January 29, 2015

While testifying before the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Surface Transportation, he noted the actions being taken by governors and mayors to address their own transportation funding challenges but emphasized that state and local funding is not a substitute for sufficient investment from the federal government.

Bus| July 1, 2014

App lets public voice transportation woes directly to lawmakers

Building America’s Future and the U.S. Travel Association partnered to launch a co-branded “I’m Stuck” app, a mobile phone app that will empower millions of American travelers dealing with travel delays and frustrations.
Bus| February 21, 2014

Time Running Out for Funding A New Transportation Bill

While there are some new solutions for funding a bill when MAP-21 expires being mentioned, there is still no mechanism, new or old, gaining bipartisan favor. Meanwhile, the fractious climate on Capitol Hill makes reaching an agreement even more difficult.
Bus| January 8, 2014

LaHood named co-chair at Building America's Future

Serving alongside fellow co-chairs former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, will help lead bipartisan coalition committed to raising awareness about the need to invest in U.S. roads, bridges, airports, rails and ports.
Bus| July 30, 2013

New app lets commuters email Congress about transportation woes

“I’m Stuck” will allow users to immediately email their member of Congress to demand solutions to the infrastructure challenges that are keeping them from getting to their destination.
Bus| December 12, 2012

Rendell urges creation of a commission on infrastructure needs

Building America's Future co-chair was joined at POLITICO transportation summit by other leaders in the transportation and infrastructure arena for a discussion about priorities for 2013 and a review of the year in transportation policy.
Accessibility| May 15, 2012

APTA, BAF: Pass fully-funded transportation bill

Groups released a study predicting that record numbers of Americans will turn to public transportation as a cost-cutting measure in the face of volatile gas prices. To meet this impending surge in demand, they are calling on Congress to pass a multi-year, fully funded surface transportation bill.
Bus| March 4, 2009

Building America’s Future launches stimulus-watch site

The portal links to each state’s stimulus/economic recovery Website, as well as related local news.

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