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ARA Signed a Coalition Letter to Congress on Surface Transportation

Mar 17 2021

ARA signed onto a coalition letter with more than 40 organizations to Congress with suggested ways to create a more environmentally responsible and economically viable freight transportation system in the next surface transportation bill. This will keep American agriculture competitive.

The letter specifically calls for crucial elements that ensure rural America isn't left behind in any infrastructure package, hours-of-service (HOS) rule exemptions that offer flexibility for ag retailers and farm supply supporters, flexibility within the fuel space and more.

Read the letter to learn more about ways the surface transportation bill improve freight transportation and environmental benefits while also improving economic competitiveness for the U.S. agricultural value chain.