Posted by Jonathan Maus ( Publisher/Editor ) on October 22nd, 2008 at 1:45 pm
I was wondering when we’d hear from AASHTO — the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (the “voice of transportation” a.k.a. the highway lobby).
“AASHTO is weighing a $544.5 billion proposal for the next highway reauthorization bill…
Such a proposal would be almost double 2005’s $286 billion surface transportation bill, which was seen by many in the transportation community as a disappointment.”
It will be important to monitor how AASHTO and Transportation for America both position themselves for the upcoming funding battle.