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  • Freight must be cornerstone of infrastructure investment plan

    Recent months have brought forward sharply contrasting views of our United States. Our nation’s thought leaders are expressing wide ranging views on what’s broken and how to make repairs, and these ideas are frequently in stark contrast. Sifting through the divide du jour, we...

  • A New Opportunity to Campaign for Freight Investment

    The freight community was underwhelmed by both the FASTLANE and TIGER award rounds this summer, both programs failing to make adequate investments in goods moving infrastructure. 

    This trend of decreasing investment in freight infrastructure places us on a dangerous path. The U.S. Department of...

  • CAGTC Annual Meeting Keeps Focus on Freight Post FAST

    It may seem the pressure is off – time to exhale and reflect on the progress made through the FAST Act. After years (and years, and years) of education and hard work pounding the hallways in Congress and across the country, CAGTC’s efforts...

  • Challenge Accepted

    The road to reauthorization was long. Ten years long, for those who count MAP-21 as a long-tailed extension of SAFETEALU. But we’re on the other end now, triumphant with a freight program guaranteeing dedicated funding to bolster freight infrastructure for the next five years. 

    While...

  • Crunch Time for Freight

    After a long, hot August recess, Congress returned to Washington, DC in September, met with cooler weather and a full docket of must-do items. Congress addressed its first challenge head-on, successfully averting a federal government shutdown by passing a Continuing Resolution through December 11,...

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FREIGHT TALK

Welcome to the Freight Talk blog! This section features submissions from CAGTC staff, as well as our members. Discussion focuses on freight industry developments.

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