Highway Trust Fund
They say 5.7 billion trips have been taken on toll roads this year.
Lawmakers are facing a July 31 deadline for the expiration of federal road funding.
DOT Chief Anthony Foxx said he hopes a recent committee vote "is just the beginning."
The group faces a hard sell with Republican leaders ruling out an increase in the tax.
The measure calls for spending $43 billion per year on roads until 2021.
The measure would spend nearly $43 billion on roads per year.
The measure would prevent an infrastructure spending interruption this summer.
The House majority leader says of gas tax: "Politically, that will not make it."
The Transportation Department says its Highway Trust Fund will dip below critical levels in July.
Public transportation advocates are pushing drivers to ditch their cars in favor of transit.
The GOP budget guru rules out a gas tax hike to pay for roads.
The Democratic leader said a highway bill would help win votes for trade.
Drivers in Idaho, Maryland, Rhode Island, Nebraska and Vermont will be charged more at the pump.
The proposal would have increased gas taxes in Oregon by 4 cents per gallon.
The $275 billion measure would make it easier to apply for a program that allows tolls on existing...
Appropriators will still have to find the money to pay for the proposal.
The measure calls for spending nearly $43 billion per year on roads over the next six years.
Sen. Jeff Flake said the money could be used to pay for a new transportation bill.
Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett (R) said the highway bill is a top priority for mayors.
A new bill is a serious attempt to address a program that should have expired last century.
"I’m committed to working to get us as close to that goal as possible," he said.
The trophy was reportedly delayed on its journey to the National Hockey League champions.
Lawmakers are holding a hearing on the possibility of a long-term infrastructure bill.
The GOP budget chief has scheduled a hearing on a long-term transportation bill.