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Bill Introduced to Reduce Truck Traffic

May 19, 2009

WASHINGTON – Bill S1036, just introduced to Congress, aims to increase use of non-highway, intermodal freight by 10 percent by 2020, according to

Goals of the bill include:

  • Reducing national per-capita motor vehicle miles traveled on an annual basis.
  • Reducing national motor vehicle-related fatalities by 50 percent by 2030.
  • Reducing national surface transportation-generated carbon dioxide levels by 40 percent by 2030.
  • Reducing national surface transportation delays per capita on an annual basis, and
  • Increasing the percentage of system-critical surface transportation assets that are in a state of good repair by 20 percent by 2030.


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