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US House Highway Bill Includes $1 Billion in Truck Parking Grants

Funding to expand parking facilities for truck drivers around the country is included in comprehensive highway policy legislation expected before the U.S. House of Representatives during the week of June 28.

The highway bill’s provision, championed by Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), would pave the way for $1 billion in grants to enhance states’ resources for truck parking. The provision resembles Bost’s previous legislative attempts at resolving the issue. Over the years, he has been among policymakers and stakeholders sounding the alarm about a lack of available parking for truck drivers.

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