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Infrastructure Week 2017 By The Numbers: 70%                                                                                           

As we wrap up Infrastructure Week 2017, Americans For Modern Transportation (AMT) presents our final post of our “By The Numbers” series. As a broad set of industries committed to moving goods across the American economy, we continue to support policy upgrades and infrastructure investment to meet the demands of modern businesses and consumers. Together, we can move America toward a safe, efficient, and sustainable future.

Infrastructure Week 2017 By The Numbers: 3.1 Billion                                                                                     

With Infrastructure Week entering the home stretch, Americans For Modern Transportation (AMT) presents the fourth post of our “By The Numbers” series. As a broad set of industries committed to moving goods across the American economy, we continue to support policy upgrades and infrastructure investment to meet the demands of modern businesses and consumers. Together, we can move America toward a safe, efficient, and sustainable future.

Infrastructure Week 2017 By The Numbers: 21%                                                                                          

As conversations on how to improve our nation’s infrastructure continue this week, Americans For Modern Transportation (AMT) presents the third post of our “By The Numbers” series. As a broad set of industries committed to moving goods across the American economy, we continue to support policy upgrades and infrastructure investment to meet the demands of modern businesses and consumers. Together, we can move America toward a safe, efficient, and sustainable future.

Infrastructure Week 2017 By The Numbers: 64%                                                                                          

As we continue exploring the need to modernize our transportation system throughout Infrastructure Week, Americans For Modern Transportation (AMT) presents the second post of our “By The Numbers” series. As a broad set of industries committed to moving goods across the American economy, we continue to support policy upgrades and infrastructure investment to meet the demands of modern businesses and consumers. Together, we can move America toward a safe, efficient, and sustainable future.

It’s Time To Move America Forward                                                                                                                                         

It’s Time To Move America Forward                                                                                                                                         

Now, more than 25 years since we last improved the efficiency of our highway network, our mission has become increasingly important. As my grandfather would say, “we are trying to put ten pounds into a five-pound sack” as all modes of our transportation network struggle to keep up with increasing demands and the challenges of infrastructure designed for past generations.

Letter To Senators Thune, Nelson, Fischer, and Booker                 

Letter To Senators Thune, Nelson, Fischer, and Booker                 

Our nation’s transportation networks face significant capacity constraints and serious safety challenges. As our country’s roads, highways, bridges, ports, and airports continue to deteriorate, bipartisan collaboration has become critical. We are hopeful that the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation can lead the way on developing support for the necessary investments and common-sense policies that will spur economic growth and job creation.

Setting The Record Straight On Twin 33 Trailers

Setting The Record Straight On Twin 33 Trailers

Earlier this week, during the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security hearing on truck safety, testimony incorrectly represented the potential safety and operational impacts of the widespread use of Twin 33 trailers, which are already allowed on portions of highways in 20 states nationwide.

Americans For Modern Transportation Letter To Chairman Thune And The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

Americans For Modern Transportation Letter To Chairman Thune And The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

The 115th Congress has a unique opportunity to lay the foundation for a modern American infrastructure system. The opportunity is also there to make sure that the vehicles on our nation’s roads and highways are safer by focusing on policies that will enhance truck technologies, roadway improvements and workforce development. We urge the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation to support these types of investments and common-sense policies that will enhance safety as well as spur economic growth and job creation.

Shipping And Logistics – The Best Valentine’s Day Wingman Of All

Shipping And Logistics – The Best Valentine’s Day Wingman Of All

To those not choosing to ignore the holiday and/or their relationship status, Valentine’s Day is filled with candies, flowers, and cards bearing well-wishes and loving messages. Yet, on one of the biggest consumer holidays of the year, many get lost in flower arrangements and overlook the processes and logistics in place to get your loved ones their gifts on time.

Americans For Modern Transportation On The Merits of Twin 33’s

Americans For Modern Transportation On The Merits of Twin 33’s

In a recent letter, the Truckload Carriers Association lodged inaccurate claims around the implications of widespread adoption of Twin 33s. Americans for Modern Transportation, as representatives of the multi-faceted business community, support the widespread adoption of Twin 33s along with a number of other measures to not only fix but upgrade our transportation system. This is a point-by-point rebuttal to Lyboldt’s key arguments, in addition to key facts on Twin 33’s.

The Road Ahead

The Road Ahead

With the election behind us, the newly-elected President and Congress have entered 2017 with a renewed emphasis on unifying around smart policies that will increase economic opportunity across the country and spur innovation. One area of opportunity for policymakers to act on in the year ahead, is through the development of a safer…