Highway Users Supports Federal Gas Tax Proposal
The Highway Users strongly supports a new bipartisan highway funding proposal to increase and index the federal gas tax to inflation. Sens. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) have proposed raising the tax by six cents per year over two years to fully fund a six-year highway bill. Continue reading
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The Highway Trust Fund runs out of money, and attempts to fix the problem seem to go nowhere.
Highway Users Alliance Supports New Senate Transportation Bill
The American Highway Users Alliance congratulates the bipartisan leadership of the Senate and Environment Public Works (EPW) Committee for introducing a new, six-year highway bill covering fiscal years 2015-2020. Continue reading
Economic Costs of Disruption from a Snowstorm
In partnership with IHS Global Insight, the American Highway Users Alliance has re-released a study estimating the economic impact of snowstorms in sixteen U.S. states and two Canadian provinces. The study found that hundreds of millions of dollars in economic opportunity are lost each day that a state is shuttered by impassable roads. Continue reading