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TODAY at 12 p.m. EST: Tweet your thoughts to Secretary Foxx and Chairman Shuster

11 Feb 2015 | Posted by | 0 Comments | ,

As we inch closer to MAP-21’s expiration date and the insolvency of the nation’s transportation trust fund, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is partnering with Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) to host a Twitter “Town Hall” today at 12 p.m. EST to hear from the public on the issue.

You can participate by following along using the hashtag #StuckInTraffic and by following Secretary Anthony Foxx (@SecretaryFoxx), Rep. Shuster (@Transport), and Transportation for America (@T4America) on Twitter.

This is a great chance to pepper these two influential leaders with some smart questions on the future of the country’s transportation program. While Rome wasn’t built in a day, we know that hearing a few recurring themes for an hour today will definitely have an impact.

So help us fill their timelines with smart questions. While you certainly should ask anything you like, would you consider amplifying a consistent theme by tweeting some of these sample messages we’ve created?

Both of these leaders have made it clear they want a long-term transportation bill with stable funding, but the time is now to start talking about smarter policies for spending those dollars.. Stay tuned with us at @T4America to follow along today.