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Highway Users’ Statement on the White House’s “American Jobs Plan”
April 1st, 2021

The Highway Users commends the White House on the release of its infrastructure proposal. The ‘American Jobs Plan’ is an important step towards major infrastructure investment this Congress. Continue reading

U.S. DOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg Confirmed
February 2nd, 2021

The American Highway Users Alliance congratulates USDOT Secretary Buttigieg and is enthused to work with the Secretary and his team to advance major investments in our roads and bridges. Continue reading

Highway Users Extremely Concerned FCC is Jeopardizing Roadway Safety
October 28th, 2020

The Highway Users is alarmed that the FCC is planning to proceed with their effort to give away segments of the 5.9 GHz spectrum band ignoring calls from the roadway safety community that this course of action will have a devastating impact on the future of life saving advancements and lead to interference when deploying Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) technologies. Continue reading

Highway Users Supports Quiet Car Rule Modification
August 28th, 2020

The American Highway Users Alliance (Highway Users) supports the Department of Transportation (DOT) announcement regarding a short but necessary modification to the quiet cars rule. Continue reading

NEPA Final Rule is a Commonsense Update That Will Unlock Critical Infrastructure Investment
July 15th, 2020

Today’s final rule modernizes our 50-year old NEPA law and implements commonsense improvements to NEPA’s critical review process.  Americans can now unlock essential infrastructure investment for vital projects across the nation. Continue reading

American Highway Users Alliance Appoints New Chairman
November 13th, 2019

The American Highway Users Alliance (Highway Users) is pleased to introduce Gregg Mitchell, Chief Commercial Officer, TrinityRail and the Chairman of Trinity Highway Products, LLC in Dallas, TX, as the organization’s new Chairman. Continue reading

American Highway Users Alliance Announces Laura Perrotta as Incoming President & CEO
September 10th, 2019

The Highway Users is pleased to announce the selection of Ms. Laura C. Perrotta to serve as the organization’s next President and CEO, effective October 7, 2019. Continue reading

Highway Users Alliance Endorses Federal Highway Administration Nominee
January 24th, 2019

The American Highway Users Alliance strongly supports the nomination of former National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator Nicole Nason as the next Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Continue reading

American Highway Users Alliance Applauds Waterways Announcement
December 11th, 2018

The Highway Users is pleased by the announcement that the EPA and U.S. Army have jointly proposed updated regulations to define the “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS). For many road improvement projects, the proposed rule would help streamline planning and construction, ensuring that projects that make roads safer and more efficient are built quicker with fewer costs to road users. Continue reading

News Release: Highway Users Weighs In on Shuster Infrastructure Proposal
July 23rd, 2018

The American Highway Users Alliance commends House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster for today’s release of draft legislation to fix the Highway Trust Fund, extend the FAST Act, invest in our roads and bridges, and streamline project reviews. Continue reading

News Release: New Report Highlighting Importance of Safety for Mature Road Users
March 13th, 2018

The American Highway Users Alliance commended TRIP, a national non-profit transportation research group based in Washington, D.C., on the release of its timely and much-needed snapshot of the current state of affairs related to safety for the nation’s mature road users. Continue reading

Trump Infrastructure Proposal is An Important Step Forward
February 12th, 2018

The American Highway Users Alliance applauded the Trump Administration for releasing its infrastructure bill proposal. In particular, the Highway Users strongly supports the President’s goal of substantially increasing total investment to improve our roads and cutting wasteful and time-consuming regulations. Continue reading

Highway Users Alliance’s Applauds DOT Secretary Nominee Pick
November 29th, 2016

The American Highway Users Alliance commended the selection of Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary nominee Elaine Chao. Continue reading

23 Organizations Oppose FHWA Regulatory Overreach
August 22nd, 2016

A diverse group of organizations representing highway users, transportation, vehicle, and energy trade associations filed joint comments opposing any move by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to impose a greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction performance requirement on State transportation departments and metropolitan planning organizations. Continue reading

Highway Users Congratulates Congress on Highway Bill Passage
December 3rd, 2015

“On behalf of the millions of motorists and commercial drivers, the American Highway Users Alliance congratulates Congress for overwhelming passage of the bipartisan FAST Act, which will stabilize federal surface transportation programs through 2020. Continue reading

Unclogging America’s Arteries: Prescriptions for Healthier Highways
November 23rd, 2015

A study released by the American Highway Users Alliance, entitled Unclogging America’s Arteries 2015, identifies America’s 50 worst bottlenecks and finds that the very worst bottleneck, as measured by hours of delay, is in Chicago, IL. Los Angeles, CA owns the next six of the top 10.
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