House advances transportation bill

House advances transportation bill

THE House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee approved its version of the six-year Surface Transportation Reauthorization & Reform Act of 2015 by a voice vote last Thursday in a marathon markup that, at the start, included as many as 150 amendments.

A handful of these are important for agriculture, including extending the deadline for rail carriers to implement positive train control (PTC) and allowing increased truck weights for milk

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