REUTERS/Joe Skipper - Condominium buildings are shown near Interstate 95 near downtown Miami, Florida November 5, 2015.
Blog Post | Metropolitan Infrastructure Initiative
While Congress trumpets new transportation bill, real leadership lies outside Washington
November 16, 2015,
After years of repeated short-term extensions, Congress is finally hammering out the details of a new long-term surface transportation bill. Earlier this month, the House passed a six-year, $325 billion bi-partisan measure—the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform (STRR) Act—aiming to provide greater certainty for future highway, transit, and freight investments while increasing overall project efficiency and promoting innovation.