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America’s Ports, Freight System Recognized in MAP-21 Surface Transportation Bill Reauthorization

Posted on the 03 July 2012 by Easytracgps @EasyTracGPS

With congressional passage of MAP-21 (Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century), the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) says elements in the two-year, US$105 billion surface transportation reauthorization bill elevate the priority of freight movement in a way that constitutes major progress in recognizing the value of America’s seaports and freight network to the economy, jobs creation and business development.

America’s ports, freight system recognized in MAP-21 Surface Transportation Bill reauthorization

The bill, which includes important language in support of maintaining federal navigation channels and creating a national freight plan, authorizes and funds transportation programs at current levels through the end of fiscal 2014.

 


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