2018 End of Year Summary

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2018 End of Year Summary

In 2018, NARC advocated on your behalf on Capitol Hill and with the Administration, fostered innovative partnerships between members and with national organizations, and highlighted your daily successes. With active support from members like you, NARC has fostered better connections between members, increased our programming, and expanded our scope throughout the country.

NARC Submits Comments on U.S. DOT’s AV 3.0

Earlier this year, U.S. DOT released Preparing for the Future of Transportation: Automated Vehicles 3.0, known as AV 3.0. This document represents the on-going evolution of the U.S. DOT’s approach to the testing and implementation of automated vehicles on the nation’s roads. NARC took the opportunity to comment on the proposal. You can find those…

What’s in the President’s Proposal to Reorganize the Federal Government?

On June 21, the president released his plan to reorganize certain parts of the executive branch. If adopted by Congress and implemented by the president, it would touch virtually every agency in the federal government and the way Americans receive government services.

LOT Coalition Outlines Transportation Appropriations Requests

The Local Officials for Transportation (LOT) Coalition – on which NARC is a member – recently sent a letter to House and Senate leadership to advocate for regional and local funding for important transportation priorities. The letter in most relevant part read: “As you consider the FY 2019 THUD appropriations bill we would like to…

Democrats Object as Transit Grants Get the Gateway Treatment

FTA sent a letter last week to Capital Investment Grant applicants advising them on the importance of local financial commitments. This is the same approach that the agency has taken to the Gateway Project, which would build new bridge and tunnel crossings between New York and New Jersey. The interpretation specifically means that federal loans…

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