AAR, CAGTC back Surface Transportation Investment Act

Progressive Railroading |

June 15, 2021

The Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors (CAGTC) also endorses the bill. It would authorize an average of $1.2 billion each year in addition to funds provided through the Highway Trust Fund for the Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects grant program; establish a new National Infrastructure Project Assistance Program largely aimed at mega projects and authorized at $10 billion over five years; authorize the RAISE/BUILD/TIGER program at $1.5 billion a year for five years; and create a new Office of Multimodal Freight Infrastructure and Policy within the U.S. Department of Transportation, CAGTC officials said in a press release.

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