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May 28, 2021

H.R. 3594, the Surface Transportation Research and Development Act of 2021

Bill Status: Introduced

Last Action: June 1, 2021

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H.R. 3594, the Surface Transportation Research and Development Act of 2021


This bill authorizes appropriations to the Department of Transportation for surface transportation research, development, and deployment, and for other purposes.

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“One of AASHTO’s core policy principles for surface transportation reauthorization is for the federal program to support and ensure state DOTs’ ability to harness innovation and technology. We are grateful for the strong bipartisan leadership from the House Science Committee to advance transportation research in the next multiyear bill.”

American Concrete Pavement Association

"ACPA supports the inclusion of the proposed Heavy Freight Autonomous Trucking Research Corridor (ATRC) program in the Surface Transportation R&D Bill."

Governors Highway Safety Association


Texas A&M Transportation Institute

Endorsements of Provisions Related to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics


American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials

American Bus Association

American Highway Users Alliance

American Planning Association

American Road & Transportation Builders Association

American Society of Civil Engineers

American Statistical Association

American Trucking Associations

Association of Academic Survey Research Organizations

Association for Public Data Users

Center for Data Innovation

Consortium of Social Science Associations

Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics

Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Institute for Transportation and Development Policy

Institute of Transportation Engineers

Intelligent Transportation Society of America

National Association for Business Economics

Rail Passengers Association

State International Development Organizations

U.S. Chamber of Commerce