President Obama signs FAST Act, first long-term Transportation Bill in a decade

transportationgov-banner_originalFrom Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx:

On my first day at USDOT, it had been more than eight years since Congress had passed a long-term surface transportation bill, and my efforts to push hard for a long term bill began immediately.

The message I kept hearing was, “let’s do this later,” so I worked with my team to turn the corner from “impossible” to “inevitable.”

Today we finally broke through when President Obama signed the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act into law, marking the first long-term transportation bill passed by Congress in 10 years… To read all of Secretary Foxx’s comments click here