Photo courtesy of VDOT

Photo courtesy of VDOT

Congressional bill seeks “freight fee” to fund infrastructure

A bill introduced by Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA) hopes to establish a special “freight fee” to generate more revenues in order to pay transportation infrastructure needs.

Last Friday Rep. Smith re-introduced H.R. 3825, dubbed the Freight Infrastructure Reinvestment Act of 2014 or FIRA bill, to fund what he calls “competitive grants” through a user fee on the shipment of freight cargo

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