May 13, 2014 — IANA participated in a roundtable discussion of trade association executives, including Kurt Nagle, pres. and CEO of AAPA, Ed Hamberger, pres. and CEO of AAR and Gov. Bill Graves, pres. and CEO of ATA. The discussion was part of an event that was hosted by the ATA during Infrastructure Week, and focused on multimodal investment in freight infrastructure.Click here to view a video of the event.
May 12, 2014 — The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has released its version of surface transportation funding legislation, the Map-21 Reauthorization Act, following on the heels of the administration’s Grow America Act. The EPW bill is funded at $265 bn over six years compared to the administration’s proposal that has a four year duration and $302 bn in spending. Both contain freight specific programs. The Senate bill can be found here.View the DOT proposal