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February 1, 2017

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WASHINGTON-Ahead of today’s House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Hearing, “Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America,” the Americans for Modern Transportation coalition released the following statement from spokesperson Melissa Manson:

“As our country’s transportation infrastructure continues to deteriorate, bipartisan collaboration has become critical. We applaud Chairman Shuster for prioritizing the search for these important solutions and spurring further dialogue in the first days of the 115th Congress. We look forward to working with the entirety of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee as we seize the opportunity to modernize our nation’s transportation system and usher in a new era of economic growth.”

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About Americans for Modern Transportation

Americans for Modern Transportation represents the nation’s largest shippers, deliverers, and retailers who are committed to improving the safety and efficiency of America’s transportation system and modernizing the delivery of products across the country.

The coalition’s founding members include Amazon, American Highway Users Alliance, Carbon War Room, FedEx, Estes Express Lines, Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, International Foodservice Distributors Association, International Warehouse Logistics Association, National Association of Manufacturers, National Retail Federation, National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council, North American Council For Freight Efficiency, Retail Industry Leaders Association, Securing America’s Future Energy, The National Industrial Transportation League, ULINE, UPS, U.S. Chamber Of Commerce, and YRCW.

Visit americansformoderntransportation.org and follow @amtcoalition on Twitter for more information