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Highway Users Panel Discussion: IIJA Implementation
November 16th, 2021

Don’t miss the upcoming Highway Users webinar that will focus on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and an exploration of its implementation including future rulemakings, discretionary program process, timing, and general next steps. Continue reading

Harmful Impact of Short-term Extensions – AASHTO Survey
October 19th, 2021

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials surveyed its members to identify the harmful impacts of short-term surface transportation program extensions to States around the country. 37 State DOTs have responded thus far. Continue reading

2021 Highway Users Virtual Annual Meeting
October 12th, 2021

Don’t miss the upcoming Highway Users Virtual Annual Meeting on November 3, 2021. Featured speakers include Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA), Reps. Debbie Dingell (D-MI), John Katko (R-NY), Sam Graves (R-MO), Garret Graves (R-LA) and Sens. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and Rob Portman (R-OH). The registration deadline is Tuesday, November 2nd at 6:00 pm EST. 
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Greehouse Gas Provision Letter to Sens. Sinema, Portman
October 4th, 2021

On September 23rd, the Highway Users issued a letter to Senators Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and Rob Portman (R-OH) to call attention to a proposed policy change relating to infrastructure that has been included in budget reconciliation legislation under development in the House of Representatives. Continue reading

Urging Greenhouse Gas Clarification in the Reconciliation Bill
October 4th, 2021

In late September, the Highway Users sent a letter to Senate Budget Committee Ranking Member Lindsey Graham (R-SC) urging him to raise concerns with the Senate Parliamentarian regarding the greenhouse gas performance measure provision in the House T&I Committee section of the reconciliation bill.   Continue reading

IIJA Support Letter Featuring 110 Organizations
September 21st, 2021

The Highway Users was a signatory on a major industry support letter urging Congress to support the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA). The letter urged lawmakers to take action before the current legislation expires on September 30th. Click here to read the full letter. Continue reading

Supporting AV Technology Advancement
September 20th, 2021

The Highway Users, along with more than a dozen industry groups, sent a letter to USDOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg to advocate for more detailed regulatory guidance on autonomous vehicle (AV) technology.

Click here to read the letter. Continue reading

Amicus Brief Supporting Reversal of FCC Safety Spectrum Decision
September 1st, 2021

On August 20, the Highway Users joined the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) and other safety stakeholders to file a friend of the court brief in support of ITS America, AASHTO, and the Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network (AREDN) efforts to appeal the FCC order to reallocate a portion of the 5.9 GHz spectrum band to unlicensed uses including WiFi. Click here to read the letter. Continue reading

Letter to CEQ Raises Concerns Surrounding NEPA “Delay Rule”
August 12th, 2021

The Highway Users signed onto the Unlock American Investment Coalition’s letter concerning the CEQ’s interim final rule that extends by two years the date by which agencies need to issue proposed rules to update their NEPA implementing procedures. The Highway … Continue reading

Supporting Cornyn-Padilla Amendment #2155 to the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA)
August 12th, 2021

The Highway Users signed onto a letter to support the Cornyn (R-TX)-Padilla (D-CA) Amendment #2155 to the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) which would amend the American Rescue Plan to provide states and localities the flexibility to use the … Continue reading

Digital Advocacy Campaign #FightForHighways – Take Action Now!
July 21st, 2021

The American Highway Users Alliance launched its digital advocacy campaign #FightforHighways featuring Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Ranking Member Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and Greyhound Lines, Inc. President & CEO Dave Leach to discuss the highway reauthorization. Watch the … Continue reading

Highway Users Submits Letter to Senate on Top Priorities
July 12th, 2021

On July 12th, the Highway Users sent a letter to the 22 bipartisan Senators working with the Biden Administration on the $1.2 trillion infrastructure legislation they are preparing. The letter highlights our top priorities for infrastructure/reauthorization legislation including robust highway … Continue reading

Highway Users Signs onto Coalition Comments Regarding Societal Costs of Greenhouse Gases
June 29th, 2021

On June 21st, joint comments from 23 industry trade groups including the American Highway Users Alliance were filed in response to the Office of Management and Budget Notice of Availability and Request for Comment on the “Technical Support Document: Social … Continue reading

Highway Users Sends Letter to Senate Leadership Regarding Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act of 2021
June 15th, 2021

On June 16th, the Highway Users submitted a letter to Senate leadership to urge Congress to take the next step by formally scheduling Senate floor time now for action on the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act of 2021 (STRA) before the … Continue reading

INVEST in America Act Congressional Letter
June 8th, 2021

The Highway Users sent a letter to House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee on the Invest America Act on June 8th.

Click here to read our policy recommendations. Continue reading

“Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act of 2021″ Support Letter
May 25th, 2021

On May 25th, the Highway Users sent a letter to Senate EPW Committee leadership in support of the bipartisan, “Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act of 2021”.  Continue reading

MUTCD Revision Comments
May 12th, 2021

On May 12th, the Highway Users submitted comments on the Notice of Proposed Amendments (NPA) for the 11th edition of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) for Streets and Highways. The NPA proposes the first significant update to … Continue reading

Highway Users Encourage Congressional Leadership to support $200B in Highway and Bridge Stimulus
April 21st, 2021

On April 21st, The Highway Users, alongside 79 signatories, sent a letter to urge Congressional Leadership to support AASHTO’s request to authorize $200 billion in highway and bridge stimulus in 2022 to be obligated through 2026 and drive down this … Continue reading

FHWA Associate Administrator for Safety Cheryl Walker @ Highway Users Tech Safety Showcase – 4/29/21
April 12th, 2021

Don’t miss the upcoming Highway Users’ Virtual Safety Technology Showcase highlighting members’ latest and most innovative safety products and developments. This event will examine how Highway Users members are innovating and working to drive down fatalities and serious injuries on our roadways. Continue reading

Highway Users Weigh In On American Rescue Plan
April 1st, 2021

On March 28th, The Highway Users joined numerous transportation organizations to urge Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to ensure transportation infrastructure is defined explicitly as a qualifying eligibility in the American Rescue Plan. States and local transportation revenues were hit hard … Continue reading

Moving Forward with the New MUTCD
March 19th, 2021

On March 19th, the Highway Users sent a letter to thank the Federal Highway Administration for extending the Proposed Rule / NPA comment period for the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) and to request that you proceed with … Continue reading

Highway Users Continue Fight for NEPA Modernization
March 5th, 2021

The Highway Users signed onto a letter urging Congress to prioritize improvements to the federal permitting process. A modernized NEPA process would enhance the ability to realize shared goals of COVID-19 economic recovery and continued progress on environmental protections, including … Continue reading

Urging Congressional Bipartisan Leadership on AVs
February 3rd, 2021

On February 3rd, the American Highway Users Alliance signed a letter to Congressional leadership urged Congress to support important legislation that will advance U.S. leadership in the safe development and deployment of automated vehicles (AVs). Click here to read the … Continue reading

Highway Users Reauthorization Priorities for 117th Congress
January 27th, 2021

Congress and the Administration are already discussing tackling a long-term highway bill. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee are both planning to move forward with their transportation reauthorization process this Spring. We … Continue reading

Motorcoach Relief Aid Advocacy Video Released
November 12th, 2020

The Highway Users released an advocacy video to encourage Congress to support COVID-19 relief aid for the motorcoach industry. Continue reading

Preserving the 5.9GHz Safety Spectrum
September 18th, 2020

Highway Users Send letter to White House Chief of Staff, Mark Meadows on Preserving the 5.9GHz Safety Spectrum. Continue reading

Highways Users Send Letter to the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee on Preserving the 5.9GHz Safety Spectrum
September 18th, 2020

The Highway Users sent a letter to the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee to express significant concern with efforts underway at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reallocate spectrum in the 5.9 GHz band away from transportation safety. Continue reading

2020 Highway Users Meetings
July 28th, 2020

The Highway Users hosted a round table that focused on Capitol Hill perspectives on the transportation authorization and the path forward from the Senate and House perspective. We will also examined next steps for COVID-19 economic relief. Read more here. Continue reading

Highway Users Signs onto Letter to Support Motorcoach Industry Aid in Upcoming COVID-19 Relief Legislation
July 27th, 2020

The Highway Users signed onto letter to Congressional Leadership urging the support of S. 4150, the Coronavirus Economic Relief for Transportation Services Act (CERTS Act), introduced jointly by Senators Reed and Collins. Continue reading

Highway Users Sign onto Letter to House to Oppose Amendment #72 to Division C of H.R. 7608
July 27th, 2020

The American Highway Users Alliance signed onto a letter to oppose amendment #72 to Division C of H.R. 7608. Continue reading

Highway Users Launch New #FightForHighways Grassroots Campaign to Support Long-term & Bipartisan Highway Bill
July 22nd, 2020

The Highway Users announce new grassroots advocacy campaign entitled, #FightForHighways, to urge Congress to pass a robustly-funded, bipartisan, and long-term highway bill. Continue reading

Highway Users Statement on Passage of the “INVEST in America Act”
June 19th, 2020

On June 18, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed a five-year, $494 billion surface transportation reauthorization bill entitled the “Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act” or the “INVEST in America Act,” on a party-line 35 to 25 vote.   Continue reading

Highway Users Sign onto Letter to Congress Regarding Streamlining in Future Infrastructure Bill
June 18th, 2020

On June 16, 2020, the Highway Users signed onto a letter to Congress recommending that permit streamlining be a centerpiece of any future bill to rebuild America’s infrastructure. Click here to view the letter.

Highway Users Sign Letter to President Trump Supporting State DOT Relief
June 8th, 2020

Highway Users submitted a letter to President Trump encouraging the immediate $49.95 billion infusion of federal funding for State DOTs Continue reading

Highway Users Issues Statement on “INVEST in America Act”
June 3rd, 2020

The Highway Users applauds the committee for moving forward with the reauthorization process.  The deadline to reauthorize the FAST Act is quickly approaching. We are hopeful that a bipartisan, bicameral process will move forward to ensure a long-term bill will be signed into law before the FAST Act expires.  Continue reading

Highway Users Launch Video to Preserve the 5.9 GHz Spectrum Band for Transportation Safety
May 22nd, 2020

The Highway Users and the Alliance for Automotive Innovation filmed a short video on why the 5.9 GHz spectrum band must be preserved for transportation safety. Click here to watch. Continue reading

NEPA Op-ed Featured in Scranton Times-Tribune
April 29th, 2020

In late April, the Highway Users penned an op-ed on the importance of NEPA modernization in the time of the COVID-19 crisis.  The article was featured in the Scranton Times-Tribune.  Click here to read the op-ed. Continue reading

AASHTO Requests $50B for State DOTs Amid COVID-19 Crisis
April 28th, 2020

In mid- April, AASHTO released its State DOT survey findings and policy recommendations for infusing DOTs with $50 billion in revenue as the coronavirus pandemic ravages state coffers.

Click here the read AASHTO’s policy recommendations. Continue reading

Preserving the 5.9 GHz Safety Spectrum
April 24th, 2020

The Highway Users continues to beat the drum for preserving the 5.9 GHz spectrum for transportation purposes.  We submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commission reiterating our support for reserving the spectrum for connected vehicle technology.

Click here to read our letter. Continue reading

Highway Users Op-ed Touts NEPA Streamlining
April 21st, 2020

On April 3rd, the Highway Users op-ed “Speed up process to start roadway projects” was published in The Citizen’s Voice advocating for the modernization of the National Environmental Policy Act.  Specifically, we stated “roadway projects are trapped in multiyear permitting processes while Americans are stuck in horrific traffic costing us $140 billion annually.”

Click here to read the op-ed. Continue reading

Highway Users Urges Infrastructure Focus in Economic Relief Efforts
April 9th, 2020

On April 9th, the Highway Users sent a letter to House and Senate leadership urging them to provide emergency funds to State DOTs and pass a robust transportation authorization in the next wave of economic relief in the wake of the coronavirus.

Click here to read the letter.  Continue reading

Highway Users Urges Construction Industry to be Designated as Essential
March 30th, 2020

On March 30th, the Highway Users issued a letter to the White House seeking guidance and urging the designation of the infrastructure construction industry as “essential” in light of the COVID-19 epidemic.

Click here to read the letter. Continue reading

NEPA Modernization Media Campaign
March 10th, 2020

The American Highway Users Alliance has partnered with the American Petroleum Institute (API) to launch a NEPA modernization media campaign. Click to view the television spot. Continue reading

Safety Spectrum Comment Letter
March 9th, 2020

In early March, the Highway Users submitted comments to the FCC strongly supporting removal of a purposed rule that would reassign 45 MHz of the 75 MHz band to non-transportation safety purposes.

Read our comments here. Continue reading

Highway Users Supports America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act
February 18th, 2020

The Highway Users signed onto a coalition letter with 41 other organizations to Senate Leadership asking them to move S. 2302, “America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act” (ATIA).
Click here to view the letter. Continue reading

Highway Users Issues AV Support Letter
February 13th, 2020

The Highway Users issued a letter strongly urging Congress to work with auto and technology industry experts to help move autonomous vehicle technology forward by enacting bicameral, bipartisan legislation.  Check out our letter here. Continue reading

NEPA Coalition Comment Extension Letter
February 13th, 2020

The Highway Users sent a letter to the Council on Environmental Quality to maintain the 60-day comment period on NEPA.  Click here to read the letter. Continue reading

Coalition for Future Mobility Endorsement Letter
February 13th, 2020

The Highway Users signed onto a Coalition for Future Mobility letter to the House Energy & Commerce Committee to urge action on the legislative and regulatory framework to help facilitate the development and deployment of potentially life-saving autonomous vehicle technologies.  Click here to read the letter. Continue reading

Come Visit the Highway Users at Conexpo!
November 22nd, 2019

The Highway Users is a proud, longtime Supporting Organization of the Conexpo Show in Las Vegas.  Come stop by our booth GL-31307 from March 10th – 14th, 2020! Continue reading

2019 Highway Users Annual Meeting Photo Gallery
November 21st, 2019

Check out the photo gallery from the Highway Users’ 2019 Annual Meeting on November 13th at the Phoenix Park Hotel on Capitol Hill. Continue reading

Coalition Letter to Repeal Highway Funding Rescission
November 19th, 2019

The Highway Users signed onto a coalition letter urging Congressional leaders to repeal the impending $7.6 billion rescission in highway funding.  Click here to read the letter. Continue reading

Welcome Message from New CEO Laura Perrotta
October 29th, 2019

Check out new Highway Users President and CEO Laura Perrotta’s welcome video message! Continue reading

FAST Act Reauthorization Kicks Off – Contact Your Senators Now!
July 28th, 2019

The Highway Users congratulates the “Big 4” bipartisan leadership of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee – Chairman John Barrasso (R-Wy.), Ranking Member Tom Carper (D-De.), Transportation Subcommittee Chairman Shelley Moore Capito (R-WVa.) and Ranking Member Ben Cardin (D-Md.) – on their bipartisan agreement to co-sponsor America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019 (ATIA).

Official base text for the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019

America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019 Fact Sheet

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Conexpo 2020 – the Premier Construction Show
March 8th, 2019

Don’t miss the next Conexpo Show on March 10-14, 2020 in Las Vegas!  It is North America’s largest construction trade show representing asphalt, aggregates, concrete, earthmoving, lifting, mining, utilities and more.  Stop by the Highway Users booth GL-31307! Continue reading

2018 Highway Users Annual Meeting & Policy Conference
October 1st, 2018

The Highway Users hosted its Annual Meeting and Policy Conference on Capitol Hill in mid-November.  This event was held right on the heels of the midterm elections and featured post-election analysis. U.S. DOT Deputy Secretary Jeffrey Rosen and Former Majority Leader Sen. Trent Lott delivered keynote remarks.

The meeting also featured Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE), Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA) and Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO), and key Congressional staff who discussed next steps on infrastructure legislation, NAFTA and a Highway Trust Fund fix.  Continue reading

The Highway Users Joins Coalition for Future Mobility
August 17th, 2017

The Highway Users has joined the Coalition for Future Mobility to advance legislation that improves road safety, reduces traffic congestion and enhances mobility through the use of highly automated vehicles. Continue reading

America’s Economic Expressway
May 1st, 2017

The Highway Users is proud to support the Partnership for America’s Economic Expressway to help usher in the future of the national highway freight network. For more information on this new initiative, click here. Continue reading


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