CAGTC in the News
Funding a National Freight Policy
03-31-2009, Cargo Business News
In 2001, the Coalition of America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors (CAGTC) set out with a handful of members, to convince Congress that the U.S. needed to create a national freight policy with dedicated funding.
Trucker\'s Slow Lane to Taxes
03-16-2009, The Journal of Commerce
With fuel taxes likely to fall, motor carriers could be the last to switch to a vehicle mileage tax.
Obama begins to dole out stimulus funds for shovel-ready transportation infrastructure projects
03-04-2009, Logistics Management
Less than three weeks after signing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 into law, President Barack Obama said yesterday that his administration has released $26.6 billion in funding dedicated towards infrastructure spending.
LaHood eyes taxing miles driven
02-20-2009, Associated Press
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says he wants to consider taxing motorists based on how many miles they drive rather than how much gasoline they burn — an idea that has angered drivers in some states where it has been proposed.
"Freight 21" effort strives to make freight funding a cornestone on next surface transportation reauthorization bill
02-13-2009, Logistics Management
A proposal made to Congress by the Coalition of America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors (CAGTC)—an organization dedicated to bringing national attention to the need to significantly expand U.S. freight transportation capabilities—is hoping to make funding for freight infrastructure a centerpiece of the next federal-aid surface transportation program, with the current legislation SAFETEA-LU expiring on September 30.