White House aims high for transportation infrastructure in proposed FY ‘21 budget

Logistics Management |

By Jeff Berman | February 12, 2020

Elaine Nessle, executive director of the Washington, D.C.-based Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors (CAGTC) said that she anticipates more will be learned about the specifics of the White House’s budget plan when its surface transportation proposal is released in the coming months, adding that there are some encouraging signs in what was released this week.

“I am pleased to see the Administration is signaling interest in dedicated freight investment through its ‘Moving America’s Freight Safely and Efficiently Program,’” she said in an interview. “Both the Administration and Congress have noted urgency in identifying robust and dependable funding for transportation infrastructure and we look forward to supporting those efforts to ensure that infrastructure funding meets our growing national needs.”

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