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 Transportation Steering Committee

All matters pertaining to federal transportation legislation, funding and regulation and its impacts on county government, including highway and bridge development, finance and safety, public transit development and finance, transportation planning, airport development and service, passenger and freight railroads, ports and waterways, freight movement, and research and development of new modes of transportation.​

MAP21header3_transp_cmte.jpgClick above to view our advocacy page on MAP-21, individual state profiles on transportation funding and a research report on transportation funding and financing.​​​

Be prepared when contacting your members of Congress:
Use our Highway Trust Fund Advocacy Toolkit

 

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 From the Washington Watch blog

 
​Congress Renews Efforts to Fix the Highway Trust Fund; NACo Members asked to Weigh in

On January 6, the 114th Congress was sworn in and with the new Congress came a renewed interest to address the... (read more)

2 weeks ago | 0

​NACo Urges Congressional Action on the Highway Trust Fund; Releases Transportation Advocacy Toolkit

The Highway Trust Fund, which collects revenue from the federal gasoline tax has faced growing shortfalls since 2008 and unless Congress... (read more)

3 months ago | 0

​U.S. DOT Announces 2014 TIGER Grant Awards

On September 12, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced $600 million in grant awards through the 2014 Transportation Investment Generating Economic... (read more)

5 months ago | 0

Congress Passes Short-Term Patch for Transportation Funding

​This week, Congress reached agreement over a short-term patch to keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent and extend the current surface transportation... (read more)

6 months ago | 0

Video coverage from NACo's Transportation Rally during our 2014 Legislative Conference.

Committee Chair
Commissioner Peter McLaughlin 
Hennepin County, MN​
 

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