AED Joined Industry Partners to Urge Highway Investment

A collection of organizations – including the AFL-CIO, AASHTO, APTA, ARTBA, NAM and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce – plan to send a letter to Trump today urging his administration to prioritize making the Highway Trust Fund solvent as part of his infrastructure package.

“It is critical that your infrastructure plan not only encourages greater participation from the private sector in infrastructure projects and reduces needless red tape, but also provides real revenue for the Highway Trust Fund that will help the users and beneficiaries of America’s transportation and freight network,” the groups say in their letter. “Private financing, while important and needed, cannot replace the role of public funding and federal leadership.”