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.​​​

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 From the Washington Watch blog

Department of Transportation Announces New Round of TIGER Grants For 2015

​On April 2, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx announced that $500 million is available for the seventh round of... (read more)

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NACo Hosts Capitol Hill Briefing on County Priorities for Transportation Infrastructure and Financing

Pictured here (L to R): Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.); NACo Transportation Steering Committee Chair Peter McLaughlin, Commissioner, Hennepin County, Minn.;... (read more)

2 months 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)

6 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)

7 months ago | 0

The Road Ahead for County Infrastructure - Congressional Briefing

Committee Chair
Commissioner Peter McLaughlin 
Hennepin County, MN​

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