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April 2, 2014

UMA announces 'Capitol Hill Days' dates

The event gathers owners and senior management from bus and motorcoach companies to meet with their Congressional elected officials to discuss the industry's most pressing legislative issues.


May 1, 2012

Transportation bill 'headed for homestretch'

The same hurdles – the Keystone XL oil pipeline and funding the bill – still exist without any new solutions being posited.


March 8, 2012

Rep. Boehner urges party support for House authorization bill

Proposal, which has stalled due to the inability to garner Republican support, was meant to help the party stake an election-year claim to being the party of job creation


February 24, 2012

Boehner, GOP rethink $260B authorization bill

Democrats on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, who felt they did not have a hand in writing the bill, applauded the news and are hopeful to be more involved in the process.


February 14, 2012

'Rally for Roads' headed to D.C.

The one-day event, to be held in March, is designed to promote the importance of a fully-funded, multi-year transportation bill and the role it plays on stimulating the economy, maintaining the nation's global competitiveness and creating American jobs.


February 2, 2012

T&I Committee to mark up authorization bill

This legislation is the largest transportation reform bill since the creation of the Interstate Highway System. It contains no earmarks and cuts high-speed rail, while also significantly reducing Amtrak funding.


October 4, 2011

Capitol Hill view of reauthorization prospects still murky

Moderated by J. Barry Barker Jr., executive director of the Transit Authority of River City in Louisville, Ky., the session featured insights from key bipartisan congressional staff members.


September 13, 2011

House extends surface transportation bill

While the vote was a result of a bipartisan agreement between Senate and House leaders, Chairman of the House Transportation Committee John Mica (R-FL) said it will be the last temporary extension he will support and that a full four-year funding bill needs to be put into place after this one expires.


August 31, 2011

Obama urges Congress to extend surface transportation bill

President also directed the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Interior, Transportation and Housing and Urban Development to each select three "high-priority" construction projects already funded that can be completed within 18 months.


February 16, 2011

So. Cal advocates head to D.C. to talk infrastructure investment

Trip participants will be armed with suggestions to maximize existing dollars, expedite project delivery and maintain the U.S.' global competitiveness, all without major impacts to the federal budget's bottom line, according to Mobility 21 members.


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