Press Release: AMT Statement on Infrastructure and the State of the Union

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January 30, 2018

Dan Combs

WASHINGTON, D.C.—  Americans for Modern Transportation applauds this Administration’s efforts to prioritize the modernization of America’s infrastructure system.  President Trump has stated that he wants to remove red tape and deregulate our infrastructure system making it easier for American companies to safely and efficiently transport goods to consumers and businesses,” said AMT Executive Director, Randy Mullett.  “Allowing twin 33-foot trailers on the national highway network fits with this vision and should be part of the infrastructure solution when developing a modernized transportation system.  While most of the infrastructure debate will focus on how to pay for everything, Congress and the Administration must capitalize on commonsense solutions such as this, that don’t come with a price tag.”


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, Estes Express Lines, FedEx, 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, Sysco, The National Industrial Transportation League, ULINE, UPS, U.S. Chamber Of Commerce, and YRCW.