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Congress Extends Surface Transportation Programs

Congress passed legislation that extends the surface transportation authorization act, securing funding for transit investments over the next year. APTA President/CEO Paul P. Skoutelas released the following statement:

“The American Public Transportation Association (APTA), on behalf of the entire public transportation industry, applauds Congressional leaders and the Trump Administration for reaching a bipartisan agreement on H.R. 8337, the ‘Continuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act.’ This is the first time in 30 years that Congress has enacted a one-year extension of surface transportation authorization programs after the lapse of a multi-year authorization act.

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