New legislation focuses on ten-year, $100 billion dedicated freight funding plan

Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) introduced legislation with an eye on creating a dedicated revenue source that will direct more than $100 billion over a ten-year period to rebuild crumbling United States infrastructure and to also bolster the national economy from a competitive perspective. Entitled “The National Multimodal and Sustainable Freight Infrastructure Act,” Lowenthal’s office said that this bill serves as a continuation of the success of the FAST (Fixing America’s Surface Transportation) Act in ensuring what it called continued investment...

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